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Blue Bell Creameries

1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Home of an iconic Texas ice cream

A must stop to their onsite ice cream parlor for a taste of their traditional and new flavors... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Gary W
League City, Texas
Visit if you like Blue Bell (and who doesn't) But Don't Expect An Industry Tour

Obviously a place to stop if you are in the area, and you can purchase shirts and other Blue Bell... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Stephen K
Corpus Christi, Texas
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This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“factory tour” (17 reviews)
“gift shop” (43 reviews)
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1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

A must stop to their onsite ice cream parlor for a taste of their traditional and new flavors. Always good but more so on a hot summer day. Take time to stop and you won't regret it!

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Obviously a place to stop if you are in the area, and you can purchase shirts and other Blue Bell items you can't get anywhere else. But you can't see much of the process. In fact, on Saturday afternoon they even closed the observation area...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Visit the tasting room for $1 scoops of homemade blue bell. about 12 flavors to choose from. They have a gift shop but you can't actually buy any ice cream products to take home. The visitor's center is informative but wish they had a tour....More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This place has been on my wife's must visit since we got married 24 years ago. We have been through the area and something has just not been correct in order for us to stop and visit, coming through on a weekend or just after...More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A must see attraction in Brenham. Be sure to stop in at the visitor center for info and to listen to the story of this company. Plenty of hands on things for kids to enjoy. Then move on to the ice cream parlor for a...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Great visit to the Mecca of ice creameries in Texas. A nice visit (but no tours still, July 2017), and better ice cream at $1 a scoop.....scoops were XL! Wish they would open up tours, but worth the stop just for the awesome ice cream.

Thank Troy D P
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

As for hygenic reason, the actual factory was not openned for public but we could still see the display and enjoy the icecream which they sold for a dollar a scoop. Plenty of souverniors to buy too.

Thank jesda
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Even though there was not a "tour", we felt we gained a lot of info from museum and viewing platform. The gift shop was fun, and we LOVED the $1 cup of ice cream. I couldn't eat it all.

Thank X177UImartham
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The creamery doesn't have tours, but they have an observation deck that you can watch the process through. The staff was very knowledgeable....answered all our many questions. We learned so much. Was surprised when he said they aren't a 24 hour operation. Fun for kids...More

Thank Sherri O
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must see! My kids and I enjoyed this visit so much we may go back again for the ice cream! 😜 A good way to try all the flavors. There's an observation deck you can get a peep into the factory and watch...More

Thank deejoyce
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7 June 2016|
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Response from DLemon | Reviewed this property |
The best way to find out is to ask Blue Bell.
2 March 2016|
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Response from albebuc | Reviewed this property |
They have not started the tours yet, but I hear soon.
Paula H
30 January 2016|
Response from Scrappysue_10 | Reviewed this property |
This has never happened to me so I am not sure. Bluebell is the best ice cream I have ever had....especially their homemade vanilla. The opposite of cheap flavored ice cream. I'm sorry you had a bad experience.