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Welcome to Mitchell’s On-Campus Ice Cream Shop and a New London Favorite!

We welcome you to come and taste authentic New England old fashioned ice cream. Whether your favorite is ice cream in its purest form, or shakes, sundaes, and malts, come ready for a treat–you will not leave disappointed!

Season Opens Friday, April 21, 2017 at 3pm! 

Location and Hours

629 Montauk Avenue, New London, CT 06320 | 860-443-2464

Spring Hours April 21 (3pm) through Memorial Day

Open Wed-Thurs: 2-8pm

Open Fri-Sat: 12-9pm

Open Sun: 12-8pm

Closed Mon-Tues

Be a part of the transformation of our beloved Red Barn!

Popular Flavors Last Season:


Birthday Cake


Campfire S’mores


Coconut Almond


Cookie Dough


Extreme Chocolate


Monster Mash


Watermelon Sherbet


Michael’s Dairy has a long history in New London. Previously known as Mitchell Dairy it provided milk to most of the city. Michael Buscetto started working for Mitchell Dairy manager Roland Allen when he was just nine years old. In 1938, the Mitchell family donated much of the adjoining estate to a group of community-minded New Londoners to establish a college, now known as Mitchell College in honor of the family’s generosity, and becoming a neighbor to the dairy. The Buscetto family acquired the dairy and its property in 1943 and renamed Mitchell Dairy to the present name. Michael’s Dairy was the last milk processing dairy in New London having continued the tradition into the 1970s. Mitchell College purchased Michael’s Dairy from the Buscetto family in 2006 and still offers delicious ice cream in New London.

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