Founded in 1907 as the Brenham Creamery Co., the name changed to Blue Bell in 1930 after a wildflower that grows in the area. Beginning with ice cream production of only two gallons a day in 1911, the popular creamery is now home of what many believe to be the "best ice cream in the country." Fee charged for tour. Check with hostess upon arrival. Visitors are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tours are offered from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Check ahead for spring break and summer hours. Closed most holidays.Groups of 15 or more must have a reservation Sept.-May. (All visitors need reservations during spring break and Easter.) The Blue Bell Country Store, Parlor and Visitor Center are open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and most holidays.
1101 S. Blue Bell Road.