Dairy Store tours are a great activity for family fun, kids' education and anyone who loves ice cream.
Learn how cheese is made
Discover what makes your favorite ice cream flavors so tasty
Learn about our on site dairy plant
See us hand-make our dairy products
We ask for two weeks notice to schedule a tour. They are given free of charge, and visitors have the option of purchasing a
discounted "tour cone" after the presentation.
Please check out our FAQ Page for more information, call us
at (402) 473-2973 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNL students work in the Dairy Store Creamery in March 1954.
Student workers catch ice cream from the machine in containers on a spring day at the Dairy Plant in May 1956.
Students check the temperature of milk in vats before it is pasteurized or homogenized in March 1954.
Dairy Plant workers skim the fat off the milk at the separator facility in the late 1890s.
Students taste and grade milk in the late 1890s.
Cheese cultures are pictured in flasks on East Campus in November 1947.
A student worker rakes cheddar cheese curds at the Dairy Plant, Aug. 1, 1947.
A Varsity Dairy worker stacks milk bottles in September 1947.
Students taste and grade milk during "Market Milk" class in March 1960. Dr. P.A. Downs, who invented the recipe for Husker
cheese, is pictured on the left side, six people down the row in the dark jacket.
Student workers put milk in cartons during a bottling operation in January 1966.
A student worker rakes cheddar cheese curds at the Dairy Plant in August 1947.
UNL students enjoy ice cream on the Dairy Store steps in October 1959.
Students order ice cream at the Dairy Store counter in March 1964.