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Maison de la Tete de Moine

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Small, good and in a beautiful setting

Mainly a good family museum as the whole process of cheese making is explained as well as the way... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
Karen K
Alsace, France
A Chance To learn And Snack

Interesting tour of cheese making from start to finish. Workers conduct the tours depending on... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Henderson, Nevada
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At the "Maison de la Tête de Moine" we offer a museum which provides you with the opportunity to travel back in time and visit the history of Tête de Moine AOP. Highlights also include an ipadguided visit of the museum, an historical cheese factory...more
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le Domaine 1, Bellelay 2713, Switzerland
+41 32 484 03 16
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Interesting tour of cheese making from start to finish. Workers conduct the tours depending on their language proficiencies. I've seen them take singles, but this is best for small groups. The tastings are fun. And, of course, you can buy in the shop.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you love cheese this is a must. Very educational and you just enjoy to learn where cheese actually comes from and what it all takes to make it (real cheese, not some factory processed substitutes) Your senses, tasting, smelling and looking are put to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

We did like the paid museum, wich was nice and interactive, but were very disappointed that you pay a high Price for the cheese tasting.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Mainly a good family museum as the whole process of cheese making is explained as well as the way of slicing the cheese. After the tour, a film is showed as a summary of the things you have just seen. While touring through the museum,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Karen K
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The Museum of the Maison de la Tête de Moine is a great place for kids of all ages to discover the art of making cheese. A museum where you feel welcome and are allowed to touch and smell (!) everything. The iPads that accompany...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is THE place to learn about the history of this very special cheese. iPads are available to assist those wishing to know more and those who have difficulty with French and German labelling. Check on the website for information on tours.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Oh la la how I love this fromagerie. Their Tête de Moine is just excellent, I personally prefer the stronger version, accompanied with the local beer you will remember this delicacies for a long time...and probably you will come back.

Date of experience: April 2015
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