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Mayfield Dairy Farm

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Great Ice Cream

The tour is about 40 munites and is facinating if you are curious about how things are made. Most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Athens, Tennessee
Great place and RV Parking Available

We love factory tours and this one didn’t disappoint. It was very interesting. Started with a good... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 Mayfield Lane, Athens, TN 37371
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All reviews ice cream at the end gift shop red hair chocolate milk tour cost factory tour ice cream is great short video double scoop great tour tour includes tour starts behind the scenes well worth the stop learn how our tour guide bottling process
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour is about 40 munites and is facinating if you are curious about how things are made. Most children would certainly enjoy seeing all the machines and the process of making ice cream. The highlight of the tour of course is the incream that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OldDudeTN
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We love factory tours and this one didn’t disappoint. It was very interesting. Started with a good overview of how jugs were made then walked you though milk packaging. My kids loved it. A great place to stop, not far from I-75. The huge free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dezire2adpt
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The dairy is closed on Wednesdays. We missed the tour this time but it is very interesting. I especially loved that you could buy their ice cream after the tour and see the murals outside. We went a couple of years ago and it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Always fascinated by seeing how things are made, we went on the Mayfield Dairy tour. The tour includes a cup or cone of ice cream, which we enjoyed while waiting forour tour to start. The tour starts with a 10 minute video which recounts the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 646lorit
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to see how ice cream and milk are packaged. Also interesting to hear some about the history of milk in general. The guide was very kind, the movies were very informative. You do get to see action on the tours. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Allisonspring
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I stumbled across this on my way north from Georgia. I was familiar with the Mayfield brand so when I saw the highway sign I detoured. There was no tour available, but the staff let me watch the film. I was fascinated by the history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank heidio369
Reviewed 5 October 2018

What a fun place to take the kids for a pumpkin and farm visit. Geared for kids under 10 or so, they have the usual hay ride and pumpkins. But also some fun things like zip line, bouncy dome, slides, a fun tow behind ride,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 123Gary2018
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Great tour of the plant and free ice cream!! Who wouldn’t love that!! Toured how mill jugs are made. Watches them fill milk, chocolate milk and ice cream. They have a plant in Birmingham AL but the one in Athens is impressive. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sksmithiyq
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Put our 4 children in the car and headed to Athens today for a rainy day activity. Before leaving I read from the Mayfield website about hours and what to expect so I had an expectation when we arrived. Upon arrival, a very nice young...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank AWendyDay
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here after a cave tour. Entry fee is just $4.50 and you get a free ice cream cone or cup at the end of the tour. What a deal on a hot day. We purchased our tour and looked around in a cute...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Janie624
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7 September 2018|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
Wee found them closed on the weekend and Memorial Day.
29 August 2018|
Response from S6792XGmichaelc | Reviewed this property |
Individual tickets only but everyone gets a huge ice cream at the end. Tour takes about 40 minutes
23 June 2018|
Response from Tanya G | Reviewed this property |
No but you can buy ice cream to eat there.