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Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center

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U.S. Hwy. 75, Iowa Hwy. 3, Le Mars, IA
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Classic Americana!

Finally got to visit this classic piece of Americana. From the home of Well's Blue Bunny (since... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom G
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Best Ice Cream in World

Stopped for Ice cream on hot day. So many flavors, I had Carmel walnut, and my wife had cookies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
west47
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Omaha, Nebraska
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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U.S. Hwy. 75, Iowa Hwy. 3, Le Mars, IA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally got to visit this classic piece of Americana. From the home of Well's Blue Bunny (since 1913), this combination ice cream parlor / museum serves up the most awesome ice cream and a special dose of history. Apparently this is such a famous attraction,...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for Ice cream on hot day. So many flavors, I had Carmel walnut, and my wife had cookies and cream both excellent. We even went back the next day again it was so good.

Thank west47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LA Mars in the Ice Cream capitol of the world. More ice cream is made here than anywhere. And Blue Bunny is the company. They market to Many different merchants. Nice day trip off the beaten path. Besure to stop when in the area

Thank weekendwonder1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice landmark in Le Mars, a must when visiting this small town rich in dairy and ice cream products. The building offers a good recollection of history about the industry and life since the beginning of this famous Ice Cream Company (Blue Bunny). Nice piece...More

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much fun....so delicious.....so sweet... and so many choices!!! A really neat stop! They have a ton of ice cream choices. The place was also set up like an old time ice cream parlor which was very cool. Delicious ice cream! It was a must...More

Thank Virginia W
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Our hospital group of 55 and older called Young at Heart stopped here as part of our summer Bus trip. We had over 50 and 6 staff stop in here for the best ice cream in the world.

Thank Russell C
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a great visit, worth the trip. After we look at the memorabilia we went to the ice cream parlor and of course had ice cream. They have quite the variety. They have a nice gift shop and the restrooms very spotless. Kid friendly.

Thank Kayelene L
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Great place for a welcome treat as we started on our 9 day 1700 mile road trip. God Bless America for stops as quaint as this!!!!

Thank ClutterC
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

This isn't a huge museum but plenty to look at while you are enjoying your ice cream. (Which is fresh and fabulous! ) This visit the kiosks were not on. I enjoyed those on the last visit. 1 star deduction.

Thank jlutt87
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

One of last stops on way back home from road trip honeymoon. Nice afternoon stop to stretch h legs, read history, watch film and enjoy snack.

Thank Daniel & Angela... C
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