Factory Tours

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F.X. Matt/Saranac Brewery | Utica

Founded in 1888 by German-born immigrant Francis Xavier Matt (F.X.), the Matt Brewing Company is one of the few remaining great American regional breweries. Tours run Monday through Saturday during June, July, and August and Friday and Saturday from September through May. Tours are at 1 and 3 PM. Retail shop and tavern for beer and soda tasting.

Harden Furniture | McConnellsville

A family-owned and operated furniture company started in 1844, Harden has a legacy of fine furniture making deeply rooted in American craftsmanship and quality. Take a tour of the facility starts in the showroom and goes through the factory to observe craftsmen producing heirloom-quality furniture.

Meyda Tiffany Lighting | Yorkville

37 years ago, Meyda Tiffany was founded when Meyer Cohen was asked by his wife to build a stained glass window for their kitchen. What began as a hobby evolved into America’s leading and oldest manufacturer of Tiffany lamps and decorative lighting. Tour the factory and get a behind-the-scenes look at this family run business. Shop in the spectacular retail store.

New York State Rome Fish Hatchery | Rome

The Hatchery has been providing fish to over 350 public waters for over 75 years. The facility hatches out more than 1 million Brown and Brook trout eggs annually, raises them to about 8-9 inches long, then stocks them in rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds in 11 counties in New York State. The Hatchery is open daily and has a new visitor’s center with information about the Hatchery’s history and fish culture.