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Blue Bell Creameries

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Address: 1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
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
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This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.

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Can't miss a visit to the ice cream shop

PIcked up t-shirts in the gift shop - matching "I get cranky without my bluebell" relaxing stop for a refreshing scoop of a favorite flavor.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
wandas681
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Bluff Dale, TX

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Bluff Dale, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

PIcked up t-shirts in the gift shop - matching "I get cranky without my bluebell" relaxing stop for a refreshing scoop of a favorite flavor.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tours are still closed, but the gift shop and ice cream parlor are open. You can get a scoop of the world's best ice cream for only $1 per scoop. Not sure when tours will reopen. An added bonus for any baseball fan is the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame is located on the 1st floor. Mostly pictures of... More 

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Rowlett, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed that the creamery tour is currently closed, but the museum, ice cream parlor and gift shop are still great. You can't beat $1 scoops of ice cream in the parlor!! I finally found my favorite flavor Pecan Pralines and Cream again.

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Estes Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue Bell has an ice cream parlor where you can sample any of their flavors for only $1 per scoop. We took our granddaughter and we all had a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stopped by for ice cream after the boy's swimming lessons. Large cups of ice cream for$1. Brenham friendly. Don't miss it.

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though they no longer do tours of the creamery, there is plenty to see. What you don't want to miss is huge scoops of ice cream for $1 each.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Blue Bell Creamery on Monday, July 25, 2016. I was very excited about our visit and had been looking forward to it for weeks. Unfortunately, it was not at all what I expected. I knew the Creamery wasn't offering tours, but I was excited to see the parlor and store. Once we arrived at... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to take my kids here, but was sad to see that Tours are cancelled. Upon googling, I found an article from Jun2015 stating: "Blue Bell’s ice cream factory in Brenham is usually a top tourist attraction during the summer, but the tours have been canceled while the company works on getting listeria out of the facility." I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Maybe they don't have the tours going but they still have $1 ice cream, and beautiful magnolia blossoms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Miss not being able to do he factory tours. They also charge per scoop of ice cream, where it was free with your tour.

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