The Oregon Coast Sights

Tillamook Cheese Factory

  • 4175 U.S. 101 N Map It
  • Tillamook
  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

Published 01/25/2016

Fodor's Review

In high season, hundreds of visitors stop by the largest cheese-making plant on the West Coast to watch the cheese-making process, enjoy free samples, and order delicious ice cream (try the marionberry) from the on-site parlor. Here the rich milk from the area's thousands of Holstein and brown Swiss cows becomes ice cream, butter, and cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. The self-guided cheese-making tours don't allow much interaction—you view the operations from a glassed-in mezzanine, but they're free. The store carries a variety of other specialty-food products, including smoked meats, chocolates, jams, and honeys.

Sight Information


4175 U.S. 101 N, Tillamook, Oregon, 97141, United States

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503-815–1300; 800-542–7290

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Labor Day–mid-June, daily 8–6; mid-June–Labor Day, daily 8–8

Published 01/25/2016


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