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Hilmar Cheese Company Visitor Center

9001 North Lander Ave, Hilmar, CA 95324-8320
+1 800-577-5772
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We celebrated my youngest son's birthday today with AgXscape! This is an excellent family... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Marc P
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Waterford, California
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Our motorcycle group stopped for lunch and pickup a few gifts. They offer a self guided tour up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SindiMc
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Tour, Taste, Shop and Eat at the world's largest single-site cheese and whey factory making more than 1 million pounds of cheese per day. The Visitor Center features a show and fun, hands-on interactive exhibits, you can even dress like a cheese maker! Watch employees package the “big cheese,” a 640 lb. block of cheese in our viewing area. Call to confirm viewing area and exhibits are open. Free self-guided visitor center tours, guided visitor center tours weekends at 10 am and 11 am. Daily tours in the summer. Please note: it is a window tour; tours do not walk through the facility for security and accessibility reasons. Complimentary cheese and gourmet foods tasting, beautiful gift shop, cafe, coffee, tea and espresso, ice cream and picnic area with walk-through waterfall. Check the website for great activities. Centrally located, just 4 miles from Highway 99.
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9001 North Lander Ave, Hilmar, CA 95324-8320
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We celebrated my youngest son's birthday today with AgXscape! This is an excellent family adventure. There are activities that every participant can enjoy. The "crisis" is very structured, so make sure to follow the directions! My sons loved it. Very, very fun!!

Thank Marc P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our motorcycle group stopped for lunch and pickup a few gifts. They offer a self guided tour up stairs that was very interesting. Great for kids too. It's a little off the Hwy 99, but worth the visit. Good lunch, coffee bars and gift center....More

Thank SindiMc
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here as looking for somewhere to stop on the drive from San Fran to Yosemite. Hardly the highlight of our trip, but not the worst visitors centre to visit, plus a decent onsite restaurant

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

What a great place to stop. We stopped here for a quick sandwich as we were waiting for our meeting. The grilled cheese and ice cream was great. It was beautiful outside so we sat outside and enjoyed beautiful weather. The club sandwich was great...More

Thank TWRoyal
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

On my way to my son's baseball game and I had to google Hilmar to see if there was something to do in this town far away. I came across this and it was great esp since it was on the way to the school....More

Thank Penny C
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Hilmar Cheese, great for kids to learn how cheese is made, upstairs has a informational cow, and props for kids to share. Downstairs (main entrance) there’s cheese tasting, cheese buying and gifts to buy. On Friday’s there’s a great lunch special that has a tri...More

Thank sshikers
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I always love going to Hilmar Cheese for a delicious lunch and to shop for cheese. There is a good variety of sandwiches to choose from and they are delicious! Two of my nieces and I enjoy going there for lunch and shopping for cheese,...More

Thank Spud1944
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Food was ok some what pricey the kids enjoyed the tour. I liked how they explained the process from the feeding thre cows to miliking and then the cheeses

Thank Lisau209
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Love the waterfall outside and the landscaping. Everyone was very friendly. I expected more cheese samples or more types or cheese but their deli was delicious. Best bacon grilled cheese around!

Thank Christian H
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Delicious lunch offerings at a fair price in a modern country setting. Unique items in the gift shop. Great cheeses in the coolers. Also offer interesting exhibits of the cheese production processes.

Thank Barbara S
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