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Turkey Hill Experience

301 Linden St, Columbia, PA 17512-1386
+1 844-847-4884
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Awful experience

We have been there before and loved it. It was the the opposite today. There were several groups... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Holy Cow to think we almost didn't!!! This was well worth the trip!

Reservations are recommended for the "tasting lab" which is a fantastic and fun activity! Ice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seaford, New York
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Come learn how our ice cream is made, sit in our milk truck, brainstorm your own ice cream flavor, milk a mechanical cow and learn about the people and culture of Turkey Hill. Discovery and delight abound for the whole family. And of course, there are free samples of Turkey Hill ice cream and iced tea!
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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301 Linden St, Columbia, PA 17512-1386
+1 844-847-4884
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been there before and loved it. It was the the opposite today. There were several groups there more than the place could handle. The employees were over whelmed and one was even swearing. I wished I had asked for a refund my son...More

Thank R2798ZTjenniferg
Reviewed 2 days ago

Reservations are recommended for the "tasting lab" which is a fantastic and fun activity! Ice cream enthusiasts and armatures alike can agree that the opportunity to create your own flavors to you liking in the very facility Turkey Hill Ice Cream hails from is a...More

Thank bert21_10
Reviewed 2 days ago

Okay...I read the reviews but thought we'd give it a try anyway. It was as disappointing as what I had read. There's very little information, the set-up is odd, there are a bazillion unattended kids, the "interactions" are lame, and ... worst of all ......More

Thank zwickerma
Rebecca C, Manager at Turkey Hill Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning, I wanted to respond to your review first thing this morning to make sure I could communicate on behalf of the team at THE. Yes, we have some negative comments and we try to respond to everyone and as of today no one...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

My family of 10, including my husband and I, my kids and my grandkids all really enjoyed this experience. We did make our own ice cream and each walked away with a pint of our own concoctions. That did not include the free ice cream...More

Thank Eva P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopping by for a quick look turned into one of our FAVORITE stops on the whole trip!! We signed up for the tasting lab....what a brilliant idea!! So, in addition to learning how they make the delicious ice cream and getting to milk a cow,...More

Thank tamisanders
Rebecca C, Manager at Turkey Hill Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind words, it is greatly appreciated by the entire team at THE. I have printed out your review and posted it in our break room for all to see. I would like to send your family ice cream to enjoy at...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife had seen various ads for this attraction and said she wanted to go here. I'm actually glad she did even though it's geared towards children , it was still interesting and actually fun. The tour was good, so was the tea and ice...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Turkey Hill Experience on a Monday at the end of June. My 11 year old daughter had fun but most of the exhibits, although fun, seemed to be geared to a younger crowd. The highlight of the day was the make your own ice...More

Thank lisalG4963IT
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took our grandkids here and spent at least three hours visiting all the different stations for them to interact with including a mechanical cow that they could milk themselves. Adults and kids alike enjoyed the teas and cider testing and ice cream sampling. To top...More

Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If so, spend a little time here. We travelled from our stay in Lancaster just to do this. It's a self guided tour that takes you through the history and processes of making Turkey Hill Ice Cream and Ice Tea. I found it very educational...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I brought our 8 and 9 year old children to the Turkey Hill Experience and we had so much fun. We arrived around 1:45 and had a 2:45 taste lab scheduled. We didn't actually get very far doing the experience before our...More

Thank christinamarie216
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Questions & Answers
30 January 2017|
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Response from Rebecca C | Property representative |
Yes, The Lancaster Marriott is about 15 minutes away from Turkey Hill Experience. Have a great day, Rebecca
11 July 2016|
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Response from howiedlady | Reviewed this property |
seniors only get 50 cents off
9 July 2016|
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Response from darxhow | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend purchasing ahead of time. That way you will not risk your preferred time being sold out, or having to entertain yourself at the Experience or in town for several hours.