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Blue Bell Creameries

1101 South Blue Bell Road, Brenham, TX 77833
800-327-8135
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Brenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Factory Tours, Food & Drink
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

If the name "Blue-Bell" doesn't make you salivate, you haven't lived, because you haven't tasted Blue-Bell ice cream. Once you arrive at the creamery, there is a small museum, however, the highlight of the attraction is the tour. This is a very interesting tour. You learn about everything from how the milk is inspected upon entrance to the creamery to... More

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83 reviews 83 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Communist, probably - luckily for us we're red blooded Texans and enjoyed every bit of this tour. Get your tickets in advance to keep from waiting. The ice cream is second to none and even better close to the source.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

After eating Blue Belle ice cream for many years I finally made it to the factory. It's a nice little tour. The tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. Plus there's free ice cream at the end!

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Deatsville, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I visited the Blue Bell Creamery in October of this year during the Texas State Cushman Rally. The tour is great and informative and the free ice cream is delicious. And it is not just a tiny little serving either of ice cream. The serving is actually quite generous. I highly recommend visiting the Creamery. (Brenham, TX where the Creamery... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a must if you come you come to Brenham. The tour is interesting--and free ice cream. Blue Bell is the best! Plus a great gift shop.

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Austin, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We enjoyed our tour very much and highly recommend it if you are traveling between Austin and Houston. Here are my tips: - Check their website for their hours to make sure you arrive before the final tour - They do not allow photos on the tour so please keep that in mind - The tour groups are small and... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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49 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I've toured ice cream factories. So, I skipped the tour and went right to the tasting room. If you never had, I'd heartily recommend it, especially if you have kids with you. Blue Bell is not the best ice cream I've ever eaten, but it is very good, especially the premium flavors. So, if you happen to be travelling between... More

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Austin, Texas
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38 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Took a group of 30 from Austin to Brenham for the day. We started at the Antique Rose Emporium -8 acres of delight in nearby Independence TX (Original location of Baylor University). Then lunch at It Must Be Heaven Cafe in downtown Brenham (broccoli salad - sawdust pie and apple pie got high marks). Then toured the creamery at 1:40... More

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Houston, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My nieces wanted to stop and see what Blue Bell was all about so we stopped on our way to Austin. What a good way to spend an hour or so. The grounds are beautiful and the inside "museum" filled with all kinds of information, pictures, and the like. The facility is immaculate. Our tour guide, Shirley shared stories and... More

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Lampasas
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7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Arrived in Brenham too early to check in to our hotel, so searched out the Blue Bell Creamery. This Texas icon offers tours of their plant during the week, followed with samples of the current flavors. We decided to skip the tour and went straight for the ice cream. This is one of the happiest places you can visit, with... More

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