Take a tour of Ye Olde Mill at the Velvet Ice Cream Company in Utica, Ohio.
- Visitors Center with hourly tours
- Ohio’s only ice cream museum
- Ice cream production viewing gallery
- 1817 Ice Cream Parlor
- The Mill Room Restaurant
- Gift shop
- Weekend family entertainment
- Picnic park and shelter houses
- Children’s playground
- Nature trails
- Farm animal petting zoo
- Buckeye tree grove
Each year, Ye Olde Mill attracts 150,000 nature and ice cream enthusiasts from all over the country. Ye Olde Mill, on 25 picturesque acres nestled in the gently rolling hills and forests of lovely Licking County, is the perfect spot for family fun, reunions, weddings, and more.
The restaurant can accommodate large groups for any occasion. For group reservations, contact Guest Relations at 740-892-3921 or 800-589-5000.
VELVET ADVENTURE BEGINS AT VISITORS CENTER
Ye Olde Mill features Ohio’s only ice cream museum, an 1817 Ice Cream Parlor, The Mill Room Restaurant, and gift shop. The Velvet adventure begins with the Visitors Center, built to resemble Grandpa Dager’s old milking parlor, which offers hourly tours of the Mill and museum, along with observation of the Velvet Ice Cream factory at work. Outside, the adventure continues with the Visitors Center’s livestock barnyard, children’s farm animal petting zoo, and scenic natural trails and picnic grounds.
Open May to October
Mill Room Restaurant, Ye Olde Mill, Ice Cream Museum, and 1817 Ice Cream Parlor
May 11am – 6pm. June, July, August 11am – 8pm. September 11am – 7pm. October 11am – 6pm.
Tours of Ye Olde Mill and Factory
Weekdays: 11 am to 3 pm on the hour