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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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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Love my Bluebell

Great place to take kids for day trip. Brief movie on the company's history. Then a tour of the plant. All ending in the ice cream parlor with a scoop of your choice of ice cream.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The tour is boring. the sample is just that a sample. Guess at least did not get sick and expire like some from eating the stuff

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The tour guide was very uninterested which made the tour boring and not as fun as most people here made it sound. The guide was monotonous in saying the rehearsed information of the factory, but perhaps she had had a bad day? The walking around was probably less than 30 minutes but I loved being able to see how it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place to take kids for day trip. Brief movie on the company's history. Then a tour of the plant. All ending in the ice cream parlor with a scoop of your choice of ice cream.

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Houston, Texas
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26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The ice cream was great and cost only $1.00! The gift shop has a lot of items to select. The atmosphere is pleasant.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Never been to a ice cream factory before and this tour was very informative and interesting. The free ice cream at the end helped too.

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Hamilton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The Blue Bell creamery is set on a very well manicured lot with lots of flowering trees and lush green grass. The area where tour tickets are sold is filled with historic photographs and other bit of nostalgia. Tickets for the tour are very well priced considering that the tour is very informative and at the end the participants are... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My sister-in-law and I visited the beautiful grounds and information center of Blue Bell, but could not taste or take the tour because of the 100% recall of all Blue Bell ice cream due to the listeria hysteria. We were disappointed that it was closed, but VERY pleased that the management took the time and spent the money to clean... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I toured Blue Bell Creameries with my 2 kids, ages 12 and 7, in early April. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour, which allows you to see the entire ice cream and novelty production. It was fascinating. The tour lasts around 45 minutes. It held my kids' interest as well as mine. We had an excellent tour guide, which helped. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Blue Bell is so sweet and nice. Their products is one of the my favorite ice cream's brand. In this creameries, you can have a look of their culture, their history, their hardworking alone the century, quiet interesting. By the way, the garden is also beautiful.

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Chappell Hill, Texas
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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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