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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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boston, ma
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44 reviews 44 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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Michigan
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53 helpful votes 53 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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21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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8 helpful votes 8 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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12 helpful votes 12 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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Rutland, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Crowley makes some of my favorite cheeses. Their three year old cheese is delicious and their smoked is also very good. Very cheddar like, although not a true cheddar because of the way they rinse the curds. In general, the area is blessed with several excellent cheese makers. Check out the Farmer's Market downtown of Saturday mornings, most have samples... More

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Mount Holly, VT
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Crowley Cheese retains the old cheese-making techniques they have used for generations, plus modern hygiene. It's a trip into the past, a wonderful place to visit, taste their artisanal colby cheeses. And it's right here in Mount Holly!

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Middletown, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The place it Awesome-- but you have to travel over an hour. Being diabetic I need to go when I need to go there is no public bathroom. You are directed to do your business outside. Not visiting anytime soon.

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