Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Cheesehead Factory Tour

Tour the factory where foam Cheesehead hats are made; see the original cheesehead under glass. For an extra fee you can make your own foam novelty item.

The Original Cheesehead Factory

Address:
1120 S. Barclay St., Milwaukee, WI
Directions:
The Original Cheesehead Factory. South side of the city. One block east of S. 1st St. and just south of E. Washington St.. on the east side of S. Barclay St.
Hours:
Tours by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
414-481-3337
Admission:
Tour $15. Tour plus novelty item $25.
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The Original Cheesehead Factory

The Original Cheesehead Factory has a store and factory tours. The very first Cheesehead hat is on display. For an extra charge you can make your own foam Cheesehead hat (or other novelty foam item). Also: cheese puns. Tours need to be booked in advance.

[Nola Risse-Connolly, 02/14/2020]

The factory's cheese necktie and bacon bandana are alluringly stylish.


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