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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory

Address: 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Route 100, Waterbury, VT
Phone Number: +1 802-882-1240
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Waterbury
Type: Factory Tours, Food & Drink
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Shopping
Owner description: For all the euphoric flavors you can't get enough of – especially the ones you can't get in...
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Type: Factory Tours, Food & Drink
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Shopping
Owner description: For all the euphoric flavors you can't get enough of – especially the ones you can't get in ordinary stores – nobody scoops Ben & Jerry's better than we do at our scoop shops.

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New Milford, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It's was a fun tour and who wouldn't love the free sample of ice creams. I went there by crossing over on the ferry it was an awesome experience. Good for all ages :)

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Porter, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great video on how it started. Small fee to take the tour. Tour was okay. Not too much going on, but you could view the packaging process. Knowledgeable guide. And best of all you got to sample a new flavor. When you went to order/buy a ice cream treat they allowed you to sample different flavors

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Cranford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The tour was interesting and informative. It ended with a taste test of an experimental ice cream. Next, you had a chance to visit their visitor center store

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Rye, New Hampshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory tour was nothing special. The tour costs $5 and you watch a short movie and then see where the ice cream is made. It may have been more interesting during the week when the factory is up and running, but probably not by much. The facitlity itself was bright, fun and clean. We... More 

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Ontario
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the tour (30 mins) + free sample! I visited in July 2014 which meant it was summer and busy. I'd recommend immediately purchasing your tour tickets before doing anything else. We looked around, ate, took pictures, etc all before purchasing the tickets and ended up browsing the venue for another hour and a bit before our tour started. If... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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168 reviews 168 reviews
48 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

After researching and hyping myself up to have such a great time, I was sad that the tour was so short, the sample was singular and a plain ol' flavor, and the gift shop was limited. The Flavor Graveyard was cool, and the factory would be an excellent place to take kids because they have a spectacular playground, but I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

i had always wanted to visit Ben & Jerry's...it was worth the time. The tour a was $4 per person for about a 30 minute tour. We went on a Saturday when they don't make ice cream...which they posted and announced beforehand. They choose the sample at the end - a flavor that you cannot buy...ours was an apple pie... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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110 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I had never been to Vermont before and this was my stop during my 50 state tour. The tour was short, but met the low expectation I had. The tour cost $4.00 or $20.00. The $20.00 includes a t-shirt from the gift shop. Get 1 sample of a "new flavor" at the end of the tour. There is a flavor... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Ben and Jerry's factory tour is a short but sweet walk into ice cream making. There is a nominal fee to tour the factory, but you get a special ice cream treat at the end. Plant to spend about an hour (or less) here. The tour starts by watching a short video of the beginnings of Ben and Jerry's.... More 

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Cohoes, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's ice cream. It's a factory. It's fun. It's simple. I thought it was worth the $4 admission. It is something to do in the area. We travelled several hours to get there, but I don't think it would be something we would do again unless we were in the area. My husband and I went to Ben & Jerry's... More 

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