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Wisconsin Factory, Farm & Maker Tours Near You
Discover all the great factory and maker tours around you in Wisconsin (WI). Industrial and food factories, farm and maker tours are becoming more popular as they provide hours of entertainment and are cheap and often free. Tours are great for creative date ideas and family adventures with many factory production lines surprisingly kid friendly and educational.
01. Miller Brewery Tour
Experience an indoor/outdoor guided walking tour of over 160 years of brewing history. Experience everything from Fredrick Miller’s arrival in Milwaukee to the high-speed production lines used today. Your tour seamlessly blends the rich history of Miller Brewing Co. with the modern technology of today’s brewing process.
02. Hinchley’s Dairy Farm Tour
Hinchley’s Dairy Farm is clean, safe, and the tour is hands on and family friendly. Come and see what farming is all about! Hinchley’s Dairy Farm Tours are an educational way to learn about farming, food production and family farm life. The outdoor environment is relaxing and fun for families, school groups and organizational outings.
03. KNIGGE FAMILY FARM TOURS
Half-hour guided tour of a working family dairy farm using robotic milking and automatic calf-feeding technology. You will tour a free-stall dairy barn where cows milk themselves 24 hours a day. Visit calves and feed them if your visit is during their feeding time. Cats and kittens are other animals for you to see.
04. Wisconsin Wagon Company Tour
The Wisconsin Wagon Company builds and sells several different, handmade wooden products. Employees at the Wisconsin Wagon Company are part-time, retired master craftsmen. Manufacturing includes metal, woodworking, finishing and assembly operations.
We are currently only doing tours for groups 15 or larger. If you have a smaller group, our showroom does remain open Monday-Friday at 300 N. River Street in Janesville.
05. Harley Davidson Factory Tour
Menomone Falls, WI
Harley-Davidson Factory Tours offer the chance to watch extraordinary people channel their pride and expertise into machines that capture the imagination. They’ve opened the doors to some of their manufacturing facilities to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to bring a legend to life.
See Harley-Davidson Motor Company’s 849,000 square-foot facility known for being the home of the “Big Twin”.
06. Stone Creek Coffee Factory Tour
Join them every Sunday at 12pm and 2pm for a tour of the Stone Creek Coffee Factory. Participants will get the opportunity to learn more about coffee, starting at origin and tracing its path from seed to cup. You’ll tour the green storage area, roasting facility, cupping lab, learning lab, and outside our bakery. There will also be plenty of free coffee and some bakery treats to taste.
At the end of the tour, you will receive a coupon good for a 20% discount in our cafe on the day of the tour, along with one free drink. In addition, you’ll get to go home with some freshly roasted coffee and SCC original pint glass.
07. Union Star Cheese Factory
If you’d like to taste some of the finest Wisconsin cheeses, see a real cheese factory in operation, or learn more about how cheese is made, come on in to the Union Star Cheese Factory.
Union Star Cheese produces quality Wisconsin cheese made by their Fremont cheesemakers. They make their cheeses 5 days a week starting at 4:00 AM.
08. Willow Creek Creamery Cheese Factory
If you’re interested in learning about the cheesemaking process, Willow Creek Cheese offers free factory tours. Groups less than 10 persons do not need to schedule in advance. Taste some of our numerous cheese products made fresh right before your eyes before you buy. Tours are offered Monday and Wednesday beginning at 9:00 AM. Each tour lasts for approximately 30 minutes.