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Crowley Cheese

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Three star "attraction" but five star cheese!

This was hard to rate. It really is not much of an "attraction" per se. It is a very old cheese... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
Mauigirl44
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
SO delicious and authentic!

Tiny little place that's off the beaten path. That being said, there were lots of samples to try... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
99SW
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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The public is welcome to visit the Crowley Cheese Factory, the country's oldest cheese factory to see award-winning all natural Crowley Cheese, made entirely by hand, the old-fashioned way. Though the factory shop is usually open 7 days, 10-4, we...more
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14 Crowley Ln, Mount Holly, VT 05758-9656
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiny little place that's off the beaten path. That being said, there were lots of samples to try and the woman behind the counter was telling me about the correlation between sharpness of cheddar and age (I'd never thought about it). I wish I bought...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of samples and well made cheese. We enjoyed the rustic store area and being able to see where the cheese was made. We enjoyed this stop very much.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank richmonroe50
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Picturesque roads lead you to this quaint building - Oldest continuously operating cheese factory in America. They use raw cow's milk. Cheese is made on the premises - 1,000 pounds per week - you can watch them during regular business hours - we'll be back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sunapee17
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here as part of a cheese tour for my friend’s bachelorette. It was by for the best place we stopped on our tour. The woman who greeted us with such enthusiasm taught us how cheese was made. She made the stop entertaining instead...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vanessa c
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Off the beaten track up a side road just outside Ludlow. We came in after a hike up Okemo Mountain and stocked up on excellent cheeses. Not the usual cheddar, it's their own unique recipe. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Voyageur505
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Great little cheese shop. good selection of cheeses. They have a picnic table that you can sit at and enjoy your cheese. Not much to look at from the outside, but worth the visit. This is old fashion cheese factory. Everyone was friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JimWeeder
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad we kept going up Healdville road to find the Crowley cheese shop. The woman at the shop explained the entire process and was a real joy to talk to. They had ample samples and sell the cheese ends at a reduced rate....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

This was hard to rate. It really is not much of an "attraction" per se. It is a very old cheese making factory and it was mildly interesting to view it in the context of it's history. They only are actually making cheese a few...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mauigirl44
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

If you have not been put it on your bucket list. This is an old world traditional Cheesefactory nestled in the woods. I would suggest purchasing a few small sample pieces but also get a cheese wheel that is encased in wax. Let it age...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank L1252YSrogerm
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

This attraction is not worth the side trip. It is advertised as the oldest cheese factory in the country, but there does not appear to be much going on. It is more like someone's house rather than a factory. I'm missing something here. We did...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank pfefmeister
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