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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.

Milking cow exhibit at the Turkey Hill Experience

Discover what "Imported from 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.

Travel the world of tea.

Iced Tea exhibit

Inside our tea room, check out our giant tea bottle and experience the aromas of most popular teas from around the world. Explore the history of Lancaster County's favorite beverage and find out which flavor matches your personality. Relax in the "Chill Zone" and learn about the mystical history of tea.

Make your own virtual ice cream creation.

Make your own ice cream exhibit

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. And learn how we test our ice cream with a sample taste test of your own.


Click the video below to see more of the Turkey Hill Experience.

Star in a Turkey Hill TV commercial.

Make a commercial, where you and your new ice cream are the stars. Post it to Facebook to share with all your friends.

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

Turkey Hill Experience Taste Lab

Bring your virtual ice cream creation to life in our newest attraction, 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.

Group rates available.

The Turkey Hill Experience is group friendly and offers special pricing for groups of 12 or more. For additional information on group sales, please email us at

Take the Experience home with you.

Turkey Hill Experience gift shop

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 import home for friends and family.