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Blue Bell Creameries

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Address: 1101 South Blue Bell Road, Brenham, TX 77833
Phone Number: 800-327-8135
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.

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Must Be Heaven

The plant is spotless. Very interesting tour, with free ice cream at the end of the tour. This family-owned business is one of the largest employers in Washington County and does... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Chappell Hill, Texas
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Chappell Hill, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The plant is spotless. Very interesting tour, with free ice cream at the end of the tour. This family-owned business is one of the largest employers in Washington County and does a lot of community service, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The tour isn't hands-on, so most kids got bored. Anyone older than about 7 will definitely enjoy! Plus, you get free ice cream at the end.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was my second time to tour the Blue Bell factory in Brenham. My daughter and granddaughter were with me. We had a private tour and just loved the young lady conducting the tour. My granddaughter was able to ride in her stroller for the duration of the tour which is extremely helpful with an eighteen month old. At the... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Blue Bell customer service promised to send me a coupon for a free half gallon ice cream over a week ago, and I haven't got it yet. Lady was not very friendly over the phone when she promised it either.

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stopped at the Blue Bell factory and enjoyed our tour as well as the heaping scoop of ice cream following the tour. It was approximately 45 minutes and began promptly at 9:30 am. Kids will enjoy the the tour as much as the adults. The cost was $ 6 per adult.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

nice area, great ice cream, friendly employees, relaxing atmosphere, interesting history, and there is a geocache there.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The perfect stop when passing through Brenham is Blue Bell. The tour is great for family or friends that are visiting but if you are a "regular" to the town, no need...just go upstairs for the $1 ice cream.

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Andrews, Texas, United States
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33 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The tour of the factory was a fun one we got to see all the different production stations and how everything was made. The tour guide was very educated on the factory and answered everyone's questions. Also at the end you get to enjoy some ice cream and possibly try flavors you have never seen.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great tour which only took about 1/2an hour. Very clean, knowledgeable staff. The ice cream at the end of the tour was wonderful!

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New Braunfels, Texas
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12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We pleasantly were able to get in on a tour within 20 minutes of our arrival, which gave us time to look over the historical display in the greeting area. Our tour group leader was a young lady who was friendly and well-versed in her job, but needed some tips on speech as she ran quickly and through her spiel,... More 

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