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Carlisle, Massachusetts: See Cows Milked By Robot

State-of-the-art "smart barn" on a state demonstration farm uses a robot to individually milk its 160 cows, which continually line up for the privilege. The farm installed the robot because it knew it would make a great tourist attraction.

Great Brook Farm State Park

247 North Rd, Carlisle, MA
Great Brook Farm State Park. Hwy 128 exit 31B. Drive west on Hwy 225 for eight miles. At the traffic circle, turn right onto Lowell St. (following the sign to Chelmsford). Drive two miles. Turn right onto North Rd. Drive a half-mile to the parking lot on the left.
Sa-Su 1, 3, 5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Parking fee: $2.00
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See Cows Milked By Robot

To see the robot milk cows you have to go on a guided tour. Buuuut even if you miss the tour time, it's still a great place to visit! Gorgeous pond, friendly farm animals, and ice cream.

[Serena, 07/10/2016]

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