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Kreider Farms

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1461 Lancaster Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-9768
+1 717-665-4415
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This is a great family farm that is now one of the largest dairy and egg farms in the world. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen K
Great farm tour!

We took our children ages 9 to 2 on the farm tour. The kids loved it and were amazed to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
meir s
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Kreider Farms offers a farm tour for guests with a reservation. All tours begin and end at the Welcome Center, located at 1463 Lancaster Road, Manheim, PA 17545.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“chocolate milk” (20 reviews)
“dairy farm” (19 reviews)
“milking process” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
1461 Lancaster Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-9768
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+1 717-665-4415
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"great tour"
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"observation tower"
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"the barn"
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"great learning"
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"modern technology"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great family farm that is now one of the largest dairy and egg farms in the world. The tour is great. You have the option of bus, trolley or car tours. You get to ride around the farm area, learn the history...More

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our children ages 9 to 2 on the farm tour. The kids loved it and were amazed to see the newborn calves. Our guide gave over lots of information in an easy and pleasant way. The different stops at the maternity barn, climbing...More

Thank meir s
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farmtour2016, Manager at Kreider Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments. We are so glad you all enjoyed the tour. It sounds like you got to enjoy all aspects of the tour. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. Please come again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came a bit early to our scheduled tour, my kids enjoyed watching the videos of different events at the farm (planting, harvesting, moving the silo....) in the office until our scheduled tour! The tour was really interesting (o the smell!) We definitely learnt a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like to take my grandchildren to different places in the summertime and they really seemed to enjoy this tour. Especially the 9 and 12 year old. 5 year old was a little bored at the beginning. Guide is very informative. Was a super hot day...More

Thank Debbie N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a learning buff and very much into the details and history surrounding the operation. I will say that the guide was very knowledgeable about what he had scripted however if you asked questions off the script he would simply say "hmmm that's a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought I knew a lot about cows, but after visiting this place, I left with a wealth of information. We walked in and found out you needed to book the tour in advance. We booked it for the next day. The office is small...More

1  Thank ronnysgirl
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farmtour2016, Manager at Kreider Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing great information! We are so glad you enjoyed the tour and the children enjoyed our new play area. You are correct that there are 172 steps to the top of the Silo Observation Tower. I hope you got a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No, you cannot interact with the animals. This is not that kind of place. However, to see in person a real working dairy using a state of the art facility, this is the place to go. It is a very large facility that produces enough...More

Thank Don B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit. The tour is great way for adults with or without young children to learn about the dairy farming. The guides are locals with a wealth or knowledge. We took the trolley tour which our preschooler loved. They have recently expanded...More

Thank Lavinia R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently moved back to Manheim after a 30+ year interval. Kreider Dairy had grown from a relatively small operation beat known for great handpacked ice cream ti a mega operation . I decided to take my 9 year old grandson on the tour. I...More

Thank Donna H
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

We visited Kreider Farms on a rainy day. Not a problem because the bus drove us right through the "Cow Palace" where we saw a new born calf and lots of new mothers. We were treated to a tour of the indoor carousel milking parlor...More

Thank Sue K
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smokeypatsfan
20 December 2016|
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Response from farmtour2016 | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, Our tour is a driving tour where you would either drive your car or ride on out bus or Trolley. The tour is very educational about our farm and how we operate the dairy side of the farm. You do see the cows... More
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Harold K
30 June 2016|
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Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to book through Groupon to get their price. Just mention to the ladies at the Farm when you book your tour. They will give you the Groupon price. They were so friendly and helpful. We were just talking about... More
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BryanF3
11 March 2015|
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Response from 480andrea | Reviewed this property |
Addendum: Each person gets a bottle of milk.
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