Embark on a self-guided tour of Tillamook Creamery. This dairy cooperative, founded in 1909, is famous for its award-winning cheeses. Learn about its history through informational displays and multimedia exhibits before making your way to the factory viewing platform. Watch the cheese being made from huge vats of milk, then taste finished products in the samples area. Don't miss the squeaky cheese curds, a factory exclusive. If you want to try more Tillamook goodies, swing by the ice cream counter, cafe, and fudge counter. The store also sells smoked salmon and marionberry jam. Take a look at our Tillamook visit planner to schedule your visit to Tillamook Creamery and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Tillamook Creamery reviews
Stopped by for a grilled cheese sandwich and ice cream cones. Food was excellent, but you had to eat it outside in the wind and cold. I understand with Covid the need to restrict dining, but most... more »
Free parking, free self guided factory tour, great gift shop. Quick and yummy to go (for now) Cafe with cheese items, and an ice cream ship. Fun and interesting stop on our Oregriad trip. more »
It had been years since I had been here - and a lot has changed. Even though it seems that there is less area where you walk around, you can see more of what is happening. Oh, and the styling is fantastic. From the moment you pass under a photo of a dramatically-lit dairy cow, until you sit down in the restaurant and try the fried cheese curds (seriously, have the fried cheese curds) and gelato or ice cream, they've turned this from a neat little stop along Highway 101 into a great place to go and learn the process of how some of the best Cheddar cheese in America is made.
The creamery was a lot of fun and is open for all ages. The food is delicious. I recommend arriving for lunch, then going on the tour and then finishing up with some ice cream. There are fun photo opportunities as well.
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