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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
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

This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.

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Sisters on the loose

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Cheri B
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank Cheri B
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Thank Michelle B
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry to find out they are not doing tours of the creamery. We came to Brenham just for that. The gift shop is nice.

Thank Phil R
Plant City, FL
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go see. They are not back to giving tours of the plant, but there is still plenty to see. And you can't beat $1 scoops of any flavor blue belle ice cream.

Thank bambi1179
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn't get much better than blue bell ice cream! This tour was great and very informative! Even our 11 year old enjoyed this tour!!! Great gift shop at end and of course free ice cream! This is a great stop and is a different thing to do on your family vacation!

1 Thank karis237
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

$1 scoops - enough said! My family has been feeling deprived because our favorites flavors are not yet back on the shelf! They had at least 2 dos. Flavors available. The staff is so courteous but I have to say everyone in Brenham is!

1 Thank Kelli L
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are ANYWHERE near Brenham Texas you have to stop in here!! Delicious! And the ice cream shop is adorable!!

1 Thank Subidos
Mission Viejo, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to see what all our Texas friends were talking about with Blue Bell. It did not disappoint! A BIG scoop of ice cream was only a dollar! Great value! There is a really nice gift shop with something for everyone. The factory is closed right now, not sure when it will reopen. They do have a small... More 

1 Thank MVCA0Traveler
Las Cruces, NM
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Being a Texan, going to Blue Bell is a right of passage. So, going to Brenham was an opportunity not to be missed. I was told that the tour of the plant, the museum, and the free sample haven't been reopened. What is left is a Texas baseball coach hall-of-fame, and a store with mostly advertisements for BB. i.e. tee-shirts,... More 

Thank Kevin B
Schriever, Louisiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We were stuck in Brenham on our way to Waco due to flooding and road closures, we visited the Blue Bell Creamery to pass the time and very glad we did they were not very busy due to the weather and the staff was great we were served our $1 scoop of ice cream great price for more like a... More 

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