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The Original Cheesehead Factory

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The Foamation Cheesehead Factory & Retail Store is now also offering tours! You've heard the term, you've seen the hats, but how much do you really know about the Cheesehead story? Our tours allow you to go behind the scenes to experience the...more
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1120 S Barclay St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2419
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a local family with out of town guests visiting. I wanted to take our guests somewhere that is truly “Milwaukee/Wisconsin” that the entire family could enjoy. The Cheesehead Factory was a great choice. Some of the group wanted to do the Make and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jkantrow
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing the Cheesehead Factory to help you feature all that Milwaukee has to offer your out-of-town visitors! We're glad you enjoyed your Holey Cow/Cheddar combo tour with our staff. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the entire process. You get you pick which shape you want to make when you register so be sure to have an idea when you book online or call. Definitely takes less than 1.5 hrs. Anyone can do it so bring the whole family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnElizabeth97123
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of our Holey Cow tour! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed making your Cheesehead foam product. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

the tour was awesome made our hats and even met the owner who seemed like a really awesome nice guy def something great to do on your visit!!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aschatz686
Maggie C, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thanks for the review. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The Holey Cow was great. I really enjoyed the information, it covers everything without getting to in-depth and lengthy. Getting to take home a real size cheesehead or almost anything else made from foam was even better! The staff was super flexible about which product...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lizrockin
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Elizabeth - We're happy to hear that you had fun on our Holey Cow Tour! Thank you for your great review. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Everyone was very accommodating with our senior group and we all had a ball! Very interesting history and fascinating how the products are created!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mobile209171
Maggie C, Public Relations Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Thank you for your review! We had a lot of fun with your group during our tour, too. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We took the Cheddar Factory and Production tour which gave us some history behind the origins of the cheesehead and the inventor as well as some history of the building before seeing several of their products and how they make them. We also bought a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terry C
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi Terry - Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your Cheddar Tour of our factory. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome time! A must for any cheesehead visiting Green Bay. Make this a stop on your trip for sure! The tour is awesome and you get to make your own cheesehead! Can't beat it 😁🧀

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessica A
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi Jessica - We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our Holey Cow Tour! Thanks for the fantastic review. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

What a fun experience! Did not know what to really expect from this tour but when to it and it was phenomenal! Our tour guide was great! We did the $25 tour which allows you to make your own cheese creation at the end. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dmbucks22
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our Holey Cow Tour and "Cheers to the Cheese" Minibar! We appreciate your review and its grate title. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Brought a group of seniors for tour and we loved it. Jason, our guide was fun, enteraining and shared great background about the company and shared the unusual creations. We had fun making out items and taking fun pics too! I've already told several others...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diane M
Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Diane - We're happy to hear that your group had fun with us! We'll be sure to tell your guide about your review. Stay cheesy!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to have a private tour as the place wasn’t crowded when we arrived. Tour was very informative and we got to see some different products and molds. We made our own cheeseheads to take home. Very laid back staff that is happy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Maggie C, Manager at The Original Cheesehead Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us. Stay cheesy!

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Simonejolly39
6 May 2018|
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Response from Maggie C | Property representative |
At this time, there are three tour options with different prices: The Swiss - $5 The Cheddar - $12 The Holey Cow - $25
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