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Tillamook Creamery

4175 Highway 101 N, Tillamook, Oregon 97141 USA

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“Working with portland farms to make great cheese”

Take a walk through this factory on a self-guided tour. Learn a lesson or two about the history of cheese-making in this Oregonian town and watch it being produced and packaged. Just over a hundred years ago, several small creameries teamed up to form the Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) to ensure the quality and reputation of cheese made in the Tillamook Valley. The creameries that created TCCA knew that together, working cooperatively toward that goal, they could make even better products. Maybe even make a better life for themselves. They were right. Today, we’re made up of over 100 dairy farm families who own TCCA (many of whom are kin to the early pioneers), and the Tillamook brand can be found in stores from Portland, Oregon to Portland, Maine.As much as we’ve grown, we haven’t lost sight of our past. We still use the same cheddar cheese recipe, now over 100 years old. And we’re still true to the values that brought us together in the first place. We treat every day as an opportunity to follow our founders’ example, by working hard to make the highest quality, best-tasting dairy products. Dairy farming is what we love to do, and we’re proud of our products. We know you’ll enjoy them as much as we do.

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Reviewed by
jhimle

  • 7 Reviews
  • 10 Helpful
April 17, 2017
Rated 2.0

Closed until summer 2018, but until then, feel free to visit the slapped together temporary visitor center. Prices are more than your local supermarket, however you can purchase items that say Tillamook on them ranging from T-shirts to coffee mugs.

7 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
anita.noll

  • 6 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
March 01, 2015
Rated 4.0

And buy an insulated Tillamook bag! You will smile at every time you use it to bring icecream home from the store, or pack a lunch in! Fun!

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Joshua Smibert

  • Road Warrior
  • 127 Reviews
  • 186 Helpful
October 01, 2014
Rated 5.0

Only an hour and a half from Portland the Tillamook Cheese Factory was a fun, free trip for the kids with great views into the various working production areas. For the parents the tour ends with a bulk Cheese store and tasting room with tillamook icecream, local jam and wines. Was a great quick visit on our way to the coast.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
kimicalwife

  • 17 Reviews
  • 17 Helpful
August 09, 2014

It's worth stopping to learn and see this local cheese manufacturing site. Free self guided tour with free cheese samples, gift shops, very fresh eatery, and tons of flavors of very large scoops of ice cream for an afternoon treat.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
clmohammadi

  • 9 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
May 30, 2019
Rated 5.0

Fabulous! Great tour, information and love the new building. Ice cream is wonderful and all I buy these days. My third, but not last trip, to the cheese factory.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Stretch

  • 13 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
July 09, 2015
Rated 5.0

You HAVE to stop... even if you are just driving up the 101. We made sure to include it in our trip through Oregon. The self guided tour and free cheese are worth the stop alone.
Pro Tip: Get a "scoop" of ice cream before walking through the tour. It's a nice touch and the things are HUGE!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
anita.noll

  • 6 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
March 01, 2015
Rated 4.0

Get lunch! Order a GRILLED CHEESE sandwich and tomato soup! YES! It is worth the trip!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
albino.amy

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
January 25, 2015
Rated 5.0

Even if you're just passing through on your 101 drive, you must make a pit-stop at the Tillamook Cheese Factory.

The tour is free and self-guided, so you can leave whenever the kids start to get restless. But don't forget to grab some top-notch ice cream on your way out!

The gift shop has every Tillamook product imaginable. Heaven.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Wdelossantos

  • 12 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
August 16, 2014
Rated 5.0

EAT ALL YOU CAN CHEESE! Ice cream they have freshly made waffle cones yumm.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
jennrn22

  • 7 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
February 13, 2020

Beautiful new tour which opened in 2018. Kids (ages 11-17) loved the hands on exhibits and watching the factory at work. The food portions at the restaurant were very large. I wish they had a better descriptive menu on portion sizes/contents. The cheese samples were a hit with kids, as an adult, I had hoped for some samples of their specialty cheeses. Spent about 2 hours which included lunch, tour and of course, an ice cream cone.

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Tillamook Creamery

4175 Highway 101 N
Tillamook, Oregon
97141 USA

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Open now until 6:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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