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La Maison du Gruyere
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Day Trip to Gruyères Medieval Village and Chocolate Factory
Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Gruyeres
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Go here before the Maison Cailler, if only because you get discount vouchers!
A good simple presentation with demonstrations of the processes involved. good free samples and a gift shop too!

Visited April 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Interesting but a bit of waiting around”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

To watch the making of the cheese you are told that to see the whole process you need to be there from 9am. I think if you turned up at 9:30am you would see most of it as we spent quite a lot of time sitting around with only a couple of things happening. They gave you a sample of the cheeses when you went in which I thought was a nice touch and there are audio guides in many languages. It was interesting to see the whole process of how the cheese is made and they have a nice set-up.

Visited April 2014
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Interesting exhibition.”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

A good and well thought out exhibition charting the making of cheese through the point of view from a cow! Better geared towards children, but good to see the cheese being made. The tour now comes with a sample pack of cheese. It's important to note that the location of the museum is not correct on Trip Advisor. To find it properly. Copy and paste the address into google maps.

Visited April 2014
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Ambilly, France
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156 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“very disapointing except for young ones!”
Reviewed 20 March 2014

if you are expecting to actually see close how they do it with the smell and everything you will be disappointed!
this is an attraction only for kids not for adults... an audio description with a cow speaking! tubes with countryside perfumes (flowers and stuff) and the cherry: watching the cheese makers from above behing a window glass .. I felt in an hospital, you know that balcon view floor you have to Watch surgery from above!! I did a cheese factory a few years ago but it was a familial one in a farm... absolutely nothing in common!!
I do not recommend it except for schools tours! Only good point: restaurant and shop in the building for tasting in real!

Visited March 2014
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Lake Geneva
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232 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

An interesting presentation of the making of Gruyère cheese - but quite limited. One has to be there at the right time, when something is actually happening at the various stages of the cheese-making process, otherwise it's just a series of snapshots of those phases. Definitely worth enquiring about times.

Visited July 2013
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