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Ben and Jerrys
1281 Waterbury-Stowe Road
Tel: 802 882 1240

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The thing we love about ice-cream is picking what flavor to have, and we know at Ben & Jerry's there are often far too many flavors to pick from! Imagine the trouble you will have then at the Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour where you are surrounded by them all!

The Ben & Jerry's Factory Tours aren't all about eating though. It's actually an educational, and pretty fascinating experience! Join their 30 minute tours which are treat for all ages.  If you ever wanted to know how those amazing flavors are created and end up in those little tubs for you to enjoy, then this tour is for you!

The tours will give you an insight into the entire ice cream manufacturing process, and also you find out how the company itself incorporate their values into every decision they make, which ultimately drives their business.

Then - at the end of the tour you are in ice cream heaven because it's ice cream flavor choosing time! Are you going to try your favorite flavor, or a completely new one (and one that you may not have heard of - like Vermonster! Any ideas what that is?)

If you can't decide they have some pretty awesome "scoopers" there who can give you there advise, or offer you those samples you love to try and make your mind up.

Want something a little different? Try the Umiak Snowshoe & Ice Cream Too Tour! This 45 minute tour is unique, because it takes you our on snowshoes into the woodlands behind the factory itself! You see the very sad flavor graveyard, where they pay tribute to all the dearly parted flavors that are no longer with us. A moment of silence if you will....

A unique family day out experience that ends in ice cream - what more could you want! 

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$4
  • Children$3
  • Free Under: 12 years!

When can we go?

9am - 9pm end June to mid August. 10am - 6pm Oct to June. 9am - 7pm rest of year

All year round, but closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

Teachers corner

It's only $2 for students over the ages of 12! Teachers and bus drivers you get a free cone - why wouldn't you go!.

I'm Hungry!

Ice cream of course! There are all the flavors you could want as well as those favorites like waffle cones and hot fudge sundaes!.

Healthy Eating!

There is a seasonal picnic area if you want to bring a proper lunch to enjoy before or after your tour and make a day of it! .

Any Top Tips?

Tickets are sold daily on a first come first serve basis so try get their early! .

Doing our bit

They have fun events like Free Cone Day and seasonal activities, so they are all about keeping it exciting and fun! .

Need a little extra help?

Service dogs only. There is handicapped parking and the tours are ADA accessible! There is also a wheelchair on site for borrowing. .

Can I get one of those?

In addition to ice cream, the gift shop has everything from hats to towels, even lip balms! Fun gifts to take home .

More information

The manufacturing days are Monday to Friday, but the schedule can change in advance to call to check ahead if you need to! .

What people are saying?

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    Very good waffles!

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    Took me at least ten minutes to choose a flavour but the scoopers were patient, friendly and helpful (and even gave me tasters of the flavours to help me decide what to have in my core sundae!) I almost left with a milkshake too, but will save that for next time. Which flavours to have it that though. hmm. yummy!

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