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Visiting Avery Island

Restaurant 1868 will be
closed for a private event on
March 10 & April 28-29, 2017.

Getting Here:

Take LA-329 / Avery Island Rd.
south from New Iberia

Nestled in the swamps & marshes of coastal Louisiana, Avery Island is a natural paradise. It’s also where we’ve been making TABASCO® Sauce since 1868. Come spend the day with us – and bring your family, school group or travel group, too!

  • Free recipes, samples & tastings
  • Restrooms available
  • Handicapped accessible

TABASCO® Tour

TABASCO® Visitor Center
& Museum:

Start your Avery Island adventure here, with a self-guided TABASCO® Tour of museum, greenhouse, bottling factory & more. (Guided version available by appointment. For info, EMAIL US.)

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Open Monday–Sunday

9 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Pepper Sauce bottling on Monday – Thursday only.

Admission Fee ($5.50)

TABASCO® Country Store:

Sample delicious snacks & foods seasoned with TABASCO® Sauce & shop for everything TABASCO®, from kitchenware to sportswear.

Open Monday–Sunday 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Restaurant 1868:

Time to indulge! Casual, cafeteria-style eatery serving spicy, authentic Cajun favorites – seasoned with TABASCO®.

Open Monday–Sunday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Museum & Factory Tour, Country Store & Restaurant 1868 are closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Eve

More To Do & See

Culinary Tour

Sample local Cajun cuisine & experience Cajun culture. Tours leave Country Store at 12:30 p.m. Monday–Thursday & typically last 3-3.5 hours. Advance reservations required. To reserve, EMAIL US.

Guided TABASCO® Tour

A guided version of the 10-stop TABASCO® Tour. Historian Shane K. Bernard, Ph.D., provides fascinating anecdotes & in-depth historical details.

Advance reservations required.

To reserve, EMAIL US.

Cooking Class with Lunch

Really bring South Louisiana cuisine to the table! Our Culinary Cooking Class includes a sit-down lunch.

Classes every Tuesday & Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Advance reservations required.

To reserve, EMAIL US.

Jungle Gardens

The wildest part of Avery Island!

Take a guided Bird Tour (reserve in advance) or a self-guided trek through this 170-acre, semi-tropical nature preserve.

More info: junglegardens.org.

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Open Monday–Sunday

9 a.m.– 5 p.m.

The preserve is open every day of the year, including holidays.

Admission Fee.

Jungle Gardens Gift Shop is closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Eve

Listen to our tour on your mobile device as you drive through Jungle Gardens

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