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Blue Bell Creameries

1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Ice Cream for Breakfast!!

We left Waco early in the morning to go to Brenham to Blue Bell Creamery. Enjoyed the overlook... read more

Reviewed today
monygal65
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O'Fallon, Illinois
via mobile
Nice to visit

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
DChurch631
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Irving, 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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“gift shop” (49 reviews)
“factory tour” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 34 reviews
"gift shop"
in 49 reviews
"factory tour"
in 18 reviews
"free ice cream at the end"
in 26 reviews
"factory floor"
in 6 reviews
"one scoop"
in 5 reviews
"favorite flavor"
in 5 reviews
"fun tour"
in 15 reviews
"texas tradition"
in 5 reviews
"observation deck"
in 16 reviews
"quick tour"
in 6 reviews
"day trip"
in 15 reviews
"excellent tour"
in 6 reviews
"ice cream being made"
in 7 reviews
"spring break"
in 8 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 9 reviews
"visitor center"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed today 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start at the Visitor's center to learn about the history of the creamery and then walk over to see the ice cream being packaged from an observation window - no photos allowed in this area. After that, enjoy a ice cream for only $1.00 per...More

1  Thank Dianne W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by Blue Bell Creameries to watch the ice-cream production lines at the observation deck, which closes at 2pm. There is no tour offered, but an employee is available to answer questions. No photos are allowed at the observation deck area. Visitors can try...More

4  Thank Shizuka22
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to Blue Bell several times over the years, and it is always a pleasure to make the short trip from Montgomery, TX (it's a little less than an hour) through beautiful countryside. The tour is long enough to give...More

Thank MontTexas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Brenham for a cycling event on the surrounding country roads. We're very glad that we carved out a few minutes to visit one afternoon. Make sure to plan according to their days / hours of operation though. The ice cream shop is...More

1  Thank Regomatic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BlueBell creameries is one of those significant attraction along 290 that has become as one may deem a mandatory stop just as Buc-ees is for gas. The staff is friendly and there is even a baseball hall of fame museum. they have flavors not available...More

Thank Jose N
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth the stop is to tour the Blue Bell Creamery wo see the history from its early beginning to the present. You get to watch ice cream being made and packaged weekdays. Then at the ice cream bar eat all the ice cream you...More

Thank Elmer G
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Everyone knows that Blue Bell Ice Cream is great! You can overlook the production line and they have have an ice cream parlor and gift shop. Great place to visit if you are in Brenham.

1  Thank 1snoopy29
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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
11 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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