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Maytag Dairy Farm

#4 of 10 things to do in Newton Features Animals
2282 E 8th St N, Newton, IA 50208-8775
+1 800-247-2458
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Quality Cheese

Stopped to get a tour and buy some cheese. Not much to see but the staff was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Des Moines, Iowa
Blue Cheese Factory With No Cheese!

I went out of my way purposely to visit the famous Maytag Blue Cheese Factory near Newton, Iowa... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
William B
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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This farm is famous for its Maytag Blue cheese.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2282 E 8th St N, Newton, IA 50208-8775
+1 800-247-2458
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped to get a tour and buy some cheese. Not much to see but the staff was very friendly and informative on the very short tour. Mainly due to health codes, there was not much of a tour. The cheese samples were good and we...More

Thank Cytraveler26
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I went out of my way purposely to visit the famous Maytag Blue Cheese Factory near Newton, Iowa. Imagine my surprise when, upon arrival, I was told that they had NO CHEESE! The very nice lady at the front counter explained that they had no...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place has some wonderful cheeses of different types and ages... you should check this place out.

Thank thomp041
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful grounds and location. While interesting, the tour provides limited information and really isn't that informative.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 23 June 2016

no cheese but they gave us some t shirts for our efforts in driving there. we will come back in august when cheese will be back on shelves.

Thank jojools2
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Was in the area visiting the Iowa Speedway and decided to visit the dairy as it is close by. This is in a office setting with a small retail outlet to sell their Blue cheese and several other varieties. They were very friendly and helpful...More

Thank LDJ787
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This is really a retail outlet. The store opens into the company office and people are at their desks as you shop the small coolers of cheese. Make no mistake though, the cheese is fantastic. This is just not much of a destination. The tour...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Friends told us about Maytag blue cheese and recommended the stop. There is not too much to the tour but we were greeted with samples of the blue cheese and some of the other cheeses they offer. Maytag blue cheese is the best blue cheese...More

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stop at the Maytag Dairy Farm anytime we are anywhere near Newton. Love their blue cheese..............better than any I've ever tasted. Blue cheese is made right there.

Thank dem711
Reviewed 11 October 2015

No cows, 2 people wrapping cheese, and a 1970's Maytag video was the gist of our "tour." We did however get to taste many samples of cheese and pick pop corn for free!

Thank STL12345
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