Looking for things to do in Iowa? Families, students and other groups frequently take tours of the farm to see how milk gets from the cow to the table. Hands-on tours including feeding farm animals, learning about on-farm processing, milking a cow, and trying our ice cream! Check out our unique Tour Center dome at 8461 Lincoln Road. We are a Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Site.

Tour options

Tours are available Monday through Saturday from April to October 31. By reservation only. Call (319) 988-9834 to make a reservation. Tour Center address is 8461 Lincoln Rd., Hudson, Iowa. We do not accept credit or debit cards, only cash or check.

Walk-through tour

A guided tour that takes you through the process of getting milk from the farm to your table. See the calves, milking parlor, cow barns, creamery, kangaroos, and goats, plus enjoy a dish of ice cream. All participants, $8; children 3 and younger, free. Tours can begin by appointment between the hours of 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Hands-on tour

All the features listed above, plus take a trolley ride around the farm, feed a calf, make homemade butter, milk a cow by hand, and pet the kangaroos and goats. Refreshments included. All participants, $12; children 3 and younger, free. Tours are by reservation only and generally begin at 3:30 p.m.

School or daycare tour (groups of 10 or more)

Students and their
parents, $5; teachers/chaperones free.

Bus tour

$7 per person; guides/drivers free.

A family-owned business in Hudson, Iowa

Delivering the best quality farm-fresh
dairy products from our family to yours.

Jeanne Hansen helps a tour participant feed a newborn calf.

Virtual tour

Hands-on tour participants take a trolley ride around the farm.

Make butter and enjoy our products at the end of your hands-on tour.

DID YOU KNOW?, a TripAdvisor company, has compiled a list of the 50 most loved and most talked about food tours in each state and Hansen's Dairy Farm is No. 1 in Iowa! Check out the rest of the list, Best Food Tours Worth Traveling For. And schedule your tour of our farm at (319) 988-9834!

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