Tourism



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 and offer trolley rides down to the farm. We are a Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Site.

Tour options


Tours are available Monday through Saturday from March 15 to November 10. By appointment only. Call (319) 988-9834 to make a reservation. 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 begin by reservation only and generally begin at 3:30 p.m.

School or daycare tour (groups of 10 or more)

Children 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?

FlipKey.com, 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) 939-2187!

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