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Crowley Cheese

14 Crowley Lane, Healdville, Mount Holly, VT 05758
800-683-2606
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Specialty Shops
Owner description: Visitors can visit the Crowley Cheese Factory, the country's oldest cheese factory, most weekdays from 9-4, to see award-winning all natural Crowley... more » Owner description: Visitors can visit the Crowley Cheese Factory, the country's oldest cheese factory, most weekdays from 9-4, to see award-winning all natural Crowley Cheese, made entirely by hand, the old-fashioned way. The factory was built in 1882 and is listed on the National Historic Register. You can purchase cheese, as well as other assorted Vermont products at the factory. Please call first to make sure the factory is open. « less
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Rutland, Vermont, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have a barber shop in Rutland. I had a customer come in who told me was from Wisconsin. I stated that Vermont produced superior cheese. I mentioned a well known mass produced brand. The conversation got a bit heated, then a couple of old timers said that Crowley cheese is the best. My wife and I took a short... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We happened by this place while going hiking, and just stopped in. It was not very big...maybe the first floor of a large house. There was no cheesemaking going on at the time (but it was sunday). However, cheese was excellent. We bought several types--we bought a mesquite flavor that was so tasty! Tip--they will let you buy the ends... More

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USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a small one room cheese factory. On my last visit the three employees were gathering cheese curd - the first time in 4 or 5 visits that I actually witnessed the process. It is worth a stop to sample their nice cheeses (fresh chive is my favorite) but don't be assured you'll see them making cheese. They have... More

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boston, ma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Quaint shop with excellent cheese. Plenty of samples and you can get off priced cheese - i.e. the end pieces that don't fit the shape of a bar, etc.

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United States
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72 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We stopped here after finding a brochure about Crowley Cheese at a visitor's center. There wasn't any cheese being made that day so nothing much to see, but they did have samples you could try. There was also a staff member who could answer any questions we may have had. It was a quick stop for us, but worth the... More

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Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The people are friendly and the cheese is delicious! Not only did they have samples of the cheese, they had jams and spreads galore. So delicious! They weren't making cheese when we went but that's ok, we had a great experience anyways :)

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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I love cheese, but there's really not much excitement to be had from watching people make it - its basically watching milk curdle, so I wasn't too fussed about the fairly limited viewing opportunities here - its a small operation. However, the staff making the cheese were very friendly and would continually pop their head out to answer any questions.... More

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Milton, Delaware
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I knew timing might be an issue when we decided to visit and the comments about sampling the cheese made the decision for us. We didn't see cheese being made but a staff member explained the process for us. The store offers a variety of Vermont products. We tasted several kinds of chedder cheese, made our purchases and left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Nice place to make a side stop. Cheese is really good and reasonably priced. It was fun to watch them making cheese.

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Rutland, Vermont
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

If you want to enjoy one of the finer experience that Vermont has to offer this is a must visit. The staff is most friendly and allow you to taste the wonderful array of a culinary delight for your palate.

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