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Blue Bell Creameries

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Bucket List item

For many Texans a visit to the home of Blue Bell ice cream is a pilgrimage, and I am no exception... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike E
Fredericksburg, Texas
A cool and friendly place to visit

Stopped at the Blue Bell ice cream factory for the tour. Had a great time here. The factory tour... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
h s
Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank Mike E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
2  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 s
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 30 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 14 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
Thank gambler2016
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Good Place to go for ice cream. Many choices, big scoop for $1.00. Only go when observation deck is open to get the ice cream as they don't have tours other then looking through a glass & watching the assembly line. Would of liked to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank das502018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have been intending to visit the Blue Bell creamery in Brenham for many years. We were disappointed that they no longer offer tours but they do afford visitors an observation deck to view assembly line packaging of various size containers of ice cream. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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15 November 2018|
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Response from Sandra P | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much all of the flavors.
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
Mary Lou O
11 April 2018|
Response from vacationeverysummer | Reviewed this property |
Yes 1$ scoops