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Address: 2282 E. 8th St. N., Newton, IA
Phone Number: 800-247-2458
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: This farm is famous for its Maytag Blue cheese.

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Bodacious Blue

This had been on our bucket list for Iowa and we were happy to finally get it checked off our list. Being huge Maytag Blue Cheese fans it was great to taste other cheeses made at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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114 reviews 114 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This had been on our bucket list for Iowa and we were happy to finally get it checked off our list. Being huge Maytag Blue Cheese fans it was great to taste other cheeses made at the farm. We liked them all but really enjoyed the 7 year Aged Cheddar Cheese and left with that as well as a wheel... More 

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Newton, Iowa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Take time out of your day to stop by and visit. Well worth it. Also has a great variety of cheeses that are made right there. They will not disappoint.

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Mount Prospect
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A Quick stop turned into a social event with like minded cheeselovers, 2 hours later we were loaded down. Crumbles at the factory are a bargin, but the minute you say ship please they become regular price.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stopped here and really enjoyed our tour and the samples. We are cheese lovers and especially love the Blue. The stop is worth it for the history lesson, but the samples are so good. The facility is immaculately clean. It is a short tour so you won't have to spend your whole day. A good place to stop and learn... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very cool way to spend an hour or so. This place knows how to treat guests. Upon arrival, we were greated kindly and watched a 10-15 minute video on the history of Maytag Dairy Farm. We then were escorted around the packing and shipping operation. Maytag's care and craftsmanship is exemplified even in the wrapping and packaging of each morsel... More 

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Brewton, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I met a woman on the airplane from ORD to PNS whose husband was a bleu cheese aficionado and she turned me on to Maytag. I ordered presents for our son and son-in-law and they received very good reviews. I like the service-and the presentation. The bleu cheese was EXCELLENT!

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Lemont, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a great place ! This is where the famous bleu cheese is made ! They have a greeting area with products that you can purchase. Take the time to view the movie that chronicles the history of the Maytag family (15 minutes). Then they will show you where they package the cheese. The cheese is aged down the road... More 

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very efficient & courteous. Actually contacted me about my shipment because the were concerned about the weather. It arrived the next day & was perfect.

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Newton, Iowa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After living where we do, for 4 years now, and being in Newton atleast once a week, my husband and I had never taken the time to check out the Maytag Dairy! Finally, on Friday, August 1, we decided "we were going" - and what a great visit we had in the visitor center/showroom! We were met by a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

It was a beautiful day. The corn looked spectacular and the blue cheese was delicious. While they distribute other cheeses, the only product they make is the Maytag Bleu Cheese, and it was nice the see the original farm just down the road We bought a 2# Wheel

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