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Blue Bell Creameries

1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Best Ice Cream Ever

When is the last time you got a huge scoop of great tasting ice cream for $1.00? If you have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
janices439
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Brenham, Texas
Small Business Gone Big Time

Blue Bell ice cream is iconic and this is ground zero for experiencing the creamy treats where they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lance M
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This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (54 reviews)
“one scoop” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
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+1 800-327-8135
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"the ice cream parlor"
in 37 reviews
"gift shop"
in 54 reviews
"one scoop"
in 6 reviews
"factory tour"
in 18 reviews
"observation deck"
in 22 reviews
"ice cream is made"
in 16 reviews
"free ice cream at the end"
in 26 reviews
"factory floor"
in 6 reviews
"favorite flavor"
in 5 reviews
"texas tradition"
in 5 reviews
"great tour"
in 18 reviews
"quick tour"
in 6 reviews
"day trip"
in 16 reviews
"visitor's center"
in 5 reviews
"spring break"
in 8 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 9 reviews
"tasting room"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When is the last time you got a huge scoop of great tasting ice cream for $1.00? If you have driven through Brenham, Texas and never stopped at Blue Bell Creameries you have really missed a great treat! Best ice cream, adorable serving area, fun...More

Thank janices439
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Bell ice cream is iconic and this is ground zero for experiencing the creamy treats where they were conceived. YUM!

Thank Lance M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the staff is friendly, the observation area is kind of bland and not much to really see really and quaint gift shop. guess it's worth the trip if you're near by. the dollar cup of ice cream hits the spot though. the artifacts and articles...More

Thank kjerryh20
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a neat and cool place to check out . They have a nice showroom of blue bell memorabilia in the main room and then you can stroll over to the other end to oversee the actual ice cream factory in action . It was...More

1  Thank martin c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun stop this was with friends. We had never been to the Blue Bell Creamery before so we walked the grounds, took several photos/selfies, saw the production from the observation deck and got a scoop of ice cream while there! What a treat!

Thank 2fridad
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are driving through Brenham, this is a great stop. It doesn’t take long to check out the observation deck and it’s neat to see the ice cream being packaged. Everyone who works there is polite and friendly. The best part is the ice...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on our first visit. I think it's something all ice cream lovers should do. Tasting room was the best!

Thank noblemom62
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We left Waco early in the morning to go to Brenham to Blue Bell Creamery. Enjoyed the overlook watching the ice cream being packaged. Well informed young people were there to answer our questions. Then a generous scoop of ice cream for $1. I tried...More

3  Thank monygal65
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

You can no longer take tours but there is an observation area. The staff are very friendly and the museum is informative.

Thank DChurch631
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Due to lane closures from construction on I45 We took a detour returning to Fort Worth from Galveston. We we saw the GPS was routing us towards Brenham our instant thought was Blue Bell. The friendly staff and restful atmosphere provided a relaxing intermission on...More

2  Thank john l
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redbird555
24 May 2018|
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Response from john l | Reviewed this property |
They do not do guided tours. The observation deck is available for viewing production and packaging most weekdays from 8am to 2 pm. There is an employee there who will answer questions and give information about the... More
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Mary Lou O
10 April 2018|
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Response from vacationeverysummer | Reviewed this property |
Yes 1$ scoops
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marshagarland
12 March 2018|
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Response from Jackye M | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call them
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