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Blue Bell Creameries

Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Great ice cream in a huge amount of flavors served by happy people.

The tour of the plant is no longer available, but the tasting room and gift shop are open. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wayne N
Enjoyed our visit

While there is no longer a tour of the plant you are still able to view the ice cream procedure... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Gloria S
Englewood, Colorado
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This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.
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1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of the plant is no longer available, but the tasting room and gift shop are open. The varieties of ice cream are endless. The ice cream is served by the cup or cone in generous servings. A fun place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 16 December 2018

While there is no longer a tour of the plant you are still able to view the ice cream procedure from an deck where an employee is there to answer any questions. We enjoyed the visitor center where the history and how the business was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 20 November 2018

For many Texans a visit to the home of Blue Bell ice cream is a pilgrimage, and I am no exception. It was interesting to watch the process, and to learn more about the history of this iconic Texas company. They have a very nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mike E
Reviewed 12 November 2018

they used to do tours but now they stopped. So if you are going to tour the facility you can only look from the observation deck. Look at the store hours and call in advance.

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank dmitrys351
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped at the Blue Bell ice cream factory for the tour. Had a great time here. The factory tour overlooked a portion of the production lines. You can see the ice cream being packaged. They were producing a Birthday party ice cream in small cups...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank H-H-H0-H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Toured the making of ice cream and sherbet. Ended at the Blue Bell ice cream parlor with a choice of all their confectionery.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank VirginiaS2315
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Went with friends and enjoyed some nice ice cream about half price from what you pay on town. Helpful guide. See it made from above. Nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank terryLCO
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Oh my. I love Blue Bell and I loved the tour. Particularly loved the visitor center where are learned the history and took lots of pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shirley1785
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Nice place but, a little disappointed. No more tours, but you can see the packing side through the observation deck. To bad the person at the deck didn't tell you what was going on or some history. You can get a big scoop of ice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Nated2519
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We did the observation deck, gift shop and ate ice cream all in about 45 mins. Enjoyed seeing how the ice cream is packaged from the deck. BTW there is no longer a guided tour of the facility. The 1.00 for a huge scoop of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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11 January 2019|
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Response from gambler2016 | Reviewed this property |
Recommend calling before you visit to check on hours.
15 November 2018|
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Response from Custom53 | Reviewed this property |
Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What do you think, just visit!
24 May 2018|
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Response from johnlN6049KR | 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