Turkey’s first cheese museum, the Boğatepe cheese museum, comes with an incredible history of more than 100 years of cheese making. The richness and the value that each part of Turkey possesses manages to mesmerize everyone with a fascinating level of prosperity.
The museum in the Boğatepe Village in the Kars province of Turkey comes with a somewhat surprising and rich history. This natural village with countless farms, full of green hills, rich in biodiversity and husbandry, provides some of the best cheeses across Anatolia. With a surprisingly rich history as well, Boğatepe Village is one of the most unique villages. Let us take a closer look at the best aspects of this village and its cheese museum.
Boğatepe Cheese Museum was established with the support of the United Nations Development Programme to protect and make the best of cheese-making in the region. In this museum, visitors can observe the houses and equipment used in traditional cheese-making that are more than 100 years old. Barrels and mixers over a century old are presented inside the museum. There are informational pamphlets in the museum to learn about the history, process, and the science behind the making of the famous cheese, along with information about many plants and animals specific to the area. If you ever wish to taste the best of the cheeses and see behind the curtain of such procedures, make sure to pay a visit to Boğatepe Cheese Museum in Kars.