Wilton Candy Kitchen – Wilton, Iowa
This business, which is located in Wilton, Iowa in an 1856 building, is considered to be the oldest continuing ice cream parlor/soda fountain/confectionery in the nation. The candy kitchen was established in 1867. It serves George’s homemade ice cream, phosphates, lunches, and candy. And, in the back in a museum, one can learn some of Wilton’s history.
The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Admission – None
Directions – in the downtown east of U. S. Highway 6 and State Highway 38
Hours – 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – noon, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment
Phone – (563)732-2278