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Address: 2800 West Frontage Rd., Kenosha, WI 53144-7599
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+1 262-859-2244
09:00 - 21:00
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Mars Cheese Castle is a family owned Wisconsin staple and proud tour...

Mars Cheese Castle is a family owned Wisconsin staple and proud tour attraction. Our castle is home to over 500 different cheeses as well as an intense wine collection from around the world, craft beers (some only sold in Wisconsin!), wide variety of specialty and unique grocery items from Wisconsin and around the world, Wisconsin treasures & keepsakes, bakery (try our popular cheese bread baked fresh daily), restaurant and pub. We are Wisconsin cheesehead proud!

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stopped for cheese

Very interesting place. So many different types of cheese to pick from. They also have a large selection of craft beer. We bought home Brie, Cheddar , and Cole slaw

Reviewed 5 days ago
Phillip F
Wheeling, United States
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Wheeling, United States
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting place. So many different types of cheese to pick from. They also have a large selection of craft beer. We bought home Brie, Cheddar , and Cole slaw

Thank Phillip F
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a stinky, sharp, soft, or hard cheese this is cheese heaven. Great sandwiches Free samples Cute staff

Thank Steven S
Annandale, New Jersey
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164 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has SO much cool stuff! Tons of DELICIOUS cheese, awesome craft beers, authentic moonshine, funny cheese souvenirs, and tons of hilarious hot sauces! I could have spent hours here.

Thank Chelsea L
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a prime example of a tourist trap - DO NOT pay their inflated prices. You can purchase the same the same items a few blocks away!

Thank mikey99945
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Located about 15 miles from our home and North of Kenosha, WI, West of and close to I-94, Mars Cheese Castle is an establishment my wife, Judy, and I frequent when we want to load up on fresh, locally prepared cheese, meat products (sausage, etc.), baked goods and other food specialties of superior quality. There is a wide variety of... More 

Thank Bruce M
Elwood, Illinois
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Wow, what a variety of products! There is so much more than cheese offered here. This is a busy place too. The store offers many cheese products of course. It also has sausage, jelly, jam, many other food items, as well as wine, and 99 kinds of beer and so much more.They have samples of many items for your tasting.... More 

Thank gillihan989
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A unique stop in southeastern WI! Cheese, wine, beer, souvenirs, baked goods. You won't be disappointed if you stop in. Even if you buy nothing, you will have sampled some great stuff!

Thank TNTandFamily
Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stop here for lunch. The best sandwiches you could ask for, and a very interesting assortment of cheeses, beer, and many other unusual food items. They are in the process of a much needed expansion, which is a bit disruptive to the experience, but there's nothing like Mars Cheese Castle. I'm hoping that they create an outdoor patio that's a... More 

Thank Ruby P
Management response:

Thank you so much for stopping in and taking the time to write this great review! Also, a big thank you for excusing our construction efforts during this transitional time. We are very excited to reveal the expansion at our Grand Re Opening event planned for Memorial Day weekend. We hope you can make it back soon! More 

Columbia, Missouri, United States
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65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

If you're travelling from Milwaukee to Chicago (or vice versa), then you need to know about Mars Cheese Castle. The stuff you can get here is PHENOMENAL. They have samples of several things out, and you won't find better chesse anywhere that I've been. There are also other products there, but the further you get away from the cheese, the... More 

Thank joev5638
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of cheese, noise, crackers, noise and dust, jams, noise and dust and construction crap, jellies, wine, beer. It should be really nice when the major loud dusty project is done!

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