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Address: 5330 Great Ocean Rd, Allansford, Victoria 3277, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 5565 3130
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00

Cheese World and Museum are located 15klms from Warrnambool on the Great...

Cheese World and Museum are located 15klms from Warrnambool on the Great Ocean Road Victoria. Aust. Vistors can taste award winning cheddar cheeses manufactured across the road at the Warrnambool Butter Factory. There is a cafe serving light snacks and fabulous milkshakes. The Museum shows the history of dairy farming and cheese manufacturing from this region. Free admission.

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Major cheese factory cafe & gourmet food shop

We stopped here principally because of the cafe. It seemed most of the factory workers from the Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory across the road were eating here - this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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563 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here principally because of the cafe. It seemed most of the factory workers from the Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory across the road were eating here - this confirmed our view that the food and price were likely to be reasonable (both true). The attached shop sells a range of cheeses (some mainstream brands such as Coon &... More 

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this tourist place in May 2017. It has a very interesting and varied museum, as well as a large gift and tourism related shop. Meals and snacks are available, and a room for tasting and buying local products. Well worth a visit.

Thank Alec R
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to advertise on theire opening ti es and pamflets what days they are open or closed. Wasred a trip to this late Anzac day to fi d it closed and no indication on theire pamflets .0

Thank Ben S
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The museum is well worth visiting. Free admission, but there is a donation box, that is worth leaving change in. Volunteer, Charlie was very friendly and chatting happy to provide info on the displays. Everything is well kept and well displayed. A great look back in time of the 'olden days'. The famous thickshakes at the cafe are well worth... More 

Thank 4wdbrad
Jindivick, Australia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

An interesting place to visit. Museum worth looking at. especially if you're a bit older and can remember using a lot of the items. Shop for gifts as well as day to day items.

Thank ianjoan67
Williams, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We loved the whole set-up. First we looked at the David Lee Vintage Engine Collection which we loved and brought back many memories as did the Cheese World Museum. We loved it. Next we went into the cafe and the main area were you can sample cheese etc. All was great untill we discovered all that was for sale was... More 

Thank Vetrow13
Keswick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Dont miss this one for THREE reasons One theres lots of good cheeses to sample .Two the cafe provides good food (even the cheese workers buy at /use the same establishment ) THREE theres a very interesting free museum about the history of Allensford and the original immigrant families who settled and brought their dairy/cheesmaking skills to the area

Thank nedrow5791
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Not really a 'cheese world'! Cafe served fast food and was full of workers just getting lunch. Only cheesy thing on menu was a cheese toastie. Shop has a selection of cheese similar to most delis and a few tasters. Not worth the trip if Not passing.

Thank itsbooma
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

A wide selection of cheese and wine available to purchase. Wonderfull tasty treats in the cafe. Very informative and historic display at the rear of the premises. Well worth a visit!!

Thank Ian D
Melbourne, Australia
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Free cheese tasting plus very family friendly environment. Very good place to spend a couple of hours with family of friends. Must to see for overseas tourists!

Thank nosimonov

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