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Mecca for any guitar lover

If you're into music, guitars or technology definitely a place you have to stop in East County San... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keith M
San Diego, California
Top notch factory!

I took the tour of this guitar making factory. Informative, not to long and very interesting. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jason K
Santee, California
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1980 Gillespie Way, El Cajon, CA 92020-1096
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're into music, guitars or technology definitely a place you have to stop in East County San Diego. Taylor Guitars uses a lot of technology to produce some of the world's best guitars. The electric guitars as long as the Acoustics are great. The...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the tour of this guitar making factory. Informative, not to long and very interesting. I learned all about the founder, making and impact Taylor guitars have in the world. Free tour i recommend it!

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Not sure if he best part was the tour or the guitar room where you are encouraged to play all of the models they make. We got there early after reading all of the reviews so we could play all the different models. They also...More

Thank mkweaver1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Friendly guides let you appreciate the art of making guitars and the effort that Taylor goes to in making sure their guitars are made right. The tour gets you up close to the craftpeople doing the work and the equipment they use -- no catwalk...More

Thank mor734
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We were travelling from LA to Arizona and picked this tour to stop on purpose...we were well rewarded! I am not a musician but I appreciate artisans, crafts and processes when they are well explained and it certainly was. Next time I hope to bring...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The tours at Taylor Guitars is an excellent one. It is quite an eye opener to see how they manufacture guitars. I have gone several times because it is very interesting.

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 9 January 2018

A great early 2017 trip back to CA. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the Taylor process, firsthand and especially playing different guitar models. I had been wanting a Taylor a long time, and finally, a few months later, I bought a maple 612ce. The bottom line...More

2  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Ive loved Taylor Guitars for a while ( Hope to acquire a T5 sometime soon ! ) This tour ( a good three hours long ) describes in great detail the build process of taylor guitars ... from the origin of the wood used in...More

1  Thank Doug G
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a must do for musicians, especially guitarist's. Taylor makes a superb quality product and the tour is very informative and the guides are willing to answer all questions.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Taylor guitars - a simple minded company - their hiring process and screening is the worst I have ever experienced - They really need to take a close look at their hiring practices and get with the 21st century.

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21 March 2017|
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Response from Lynn d | Reviewed this property |
I do not work at the factory so you should call them directly.