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the Turkey Hill Experience

The Turkey Hill Experience features interactive exhibits allowing you to learn about dairy culture, the story of Turkey Hill Dairy, and how the company's ice cream and iced tea flavors are selected and created. You will truly experience what it's like to be a Turkey Hill Dairy ice cream maker for a day, including the opportunity to create your own virtual ice cream flavor. In addition, you can sit in our vintage milk truck, milk our mechanical cows, star in your very own Turkey Hill commercial, and enjoy plenty of free samples of iced tea and ice cream! Visit the Turkey Hill Experience in Columbia, PA - right here in Lancaster County.

Turkey Hill Ice Cream
Ice Cream Taste Lab

Discover what being part of Lancaster County means.

Discover the history and culture of western Lancaster County and the Susquehanna River Valley. Experience the natural beauty and wonderful stories that shaped the area. Learn about the beginnings of Turkey Hill Dairy and the farmland and towns around it. Milk a mechanical cow and sit in a milk truck.

Tea Discovery

Experience Tea Discovery, and enjoy free samples!

Discover, taste, and experience tea from around the world in a way you never have before in our Tea Discovery! Learn about tea origins, aromas and unique flavors from one of our tea experts. This is a 30-minute, reserved-seating experience.

CYO Ice Cream Flavor

Make your own virtual ice cream creation.

Walk through interactive exhibits of the ice cream making process, from milk and cream delivery to freezing the mix and filling the cartons. Learn about homogenization and pasteurization then race to measure out the perfect batch. Research and develop your own ice cream concoction by choosing your ingredients and designing your package. Cool off from the hard work with a stop in our blast freezer. Then, learn how we test our ice cream with a sample taste test of your own.

Make a Commercial

Star in a Turkey Hill TV commercial.

Make a commercial, where you and your new ice cream flavor are the stars. Follow one of our scripts, or make your own. When you return home, visit Create Your Own to view and download your creations. Then, if you want, you can share them to social media by using #TurkeyHillExperience.

Taste Lab

Your chance to make your own Turkey Hill Ice Cream in our Taste Lab!

Bring your virtual ice cream creation to life in the Turkey Hill Taste Lab: a hands-on, educational experience allowing you to develop and taste the flavor you created. Seating is limited in the Taste Lab, reservations are required and a nominal additional fee applies.

Taste Lab

Group rates available.

The Turkey Hill Experience is group friendly and offers special pricing for groups of 20 or more. To begin the reservation process, please submit a Group Sales Information Request Form. For additional information on group sales, please email us at groupsales@turkeyhill.com.

Visit the Gift Shop

Take the Experience home with you.

Don't leave without taking a little bit of the Turkey Hill Experience with you. Our well-stocked gift shop offers one-of-a-kind Turkey Hill memorabilia. You'll also find plenty of souvenirs to take home for friends and family.

Fun in the making