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Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center

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Address: U.S. Hwy. 75, Iowa Hwy. 3, Le Mars, IA
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Dining
Description: Named the 2000 Iowa Tourism Attraction of the Year by The Iowa Division of...
Named the 2000 Iowa Tourism Attraction of the Year by The Iowa Division of Tourism, this visitor center includes interactive exhibits, an ice cream factory, a museum and an ice cream parlor.
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Great Spot To Stop

On our way back to Southern MN from Sioux City, IA our ice cream devoted family wanted to stop. Nice 2 story building with a cute ice cream parlor, lots of ice cream selections... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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New Ulm, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

What a fun, fun off-the-main highway experience with three adults and three kids. The staff and even the soda jerks are steeped in Blue Bunny ice cream commerce and knowledge. We laughed, we slurped. Even the dairy-free eater in our crowd was wooed into submission by a sorbet parfait masterfully crafted by a man who not only knew what he... More 

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We visited today for Ice Cream Days after seeing the parade (3rd weekend in June!). The gift shop has lots of fun stuff - a huge assortment of Blue Bunny shirts, pens, candles and other branded merchandise. The best part of the museum is definitely the ice cream parlor! Lots of flavors from which to choose - or you can... More 

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New Ulm, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

On our way back to Southern MN from Sioux City, IA our ice cream devoted family wanted to stop. Nice 2 story building with a cute ice cream parlor, lots of ice cream selections including sherbert, sorbet and yogurt. They have a cute gift shop on the main floor with lots of ice cream gifts...candles, shirts, sweatshirts, ornaments, etc. Upstairs... More 

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San Clemente, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

It close to the highway and good for a smack and some shopping , very nice folks and worth an hour or so of your time

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

There's only so much you can showcase about ice cream; good to hang out to try different blue bunny ice creams.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

So much fun!! And the size of the sundaes were nice and big, just like they should be. The old fashion charm just made it that much better. And the ice cream was fabulous! Don't forget to drive around town and find the ice cream statues!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

While stopping in Iowa, we wanted to find something to do in Le Mars, and were satisfied with the Ice Cream Capital of the World. There is an upstairs level with history about Blue Bunny ice cream, and downstairs you can buy your own ice cream from an extensive menu. And of course, there is a gift shop with some... More 

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Idyllwild, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Probably some of the best ice cream you will ever eat. The store is a fun place to visit. Give great helpings

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

very fair portions for the price...good atmosphere! loved the décor. it is a hoppin-poppin place for sure for ALL ages.

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Liberty, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a great place to visit if you are an ice cream junky. Beautiful historic building with an ice cream parlor and gift shop. I taught at Le Mars Community High School for nine years back in the 80's and it blows my mind with how much Wells Blue Bunny has grown from a local favorite to sales that... More 

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Additional Information about Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center

Address: U.S. Hwy. 75, Iowa Hwy. 3, Le Mars, IA
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Le Mars
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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