Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor and Museum
The Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor and Museum is now home in the historical George E. Pew building on Central Avenue in downtown Le Mars. George Pew began his business in downtown Le Mars. George Pew began his business in this structure in 1875, just six years after the town of Le Mars was incorporated. His general hardware and agricultural implements company was one of the first businesses in Plymouth County and the state of Iowa
The entire building has undergone a transformation that marries both the integrity of the old building with some familiar features from our former location. We have also added a few beautiful and exciting new elements to the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor & Museum to enhance your experience. The Parlor’s marble ice cream bar, originally salvaged from the historic M&M Bakery & Café in O’Neill, Nebraska, as well as the iconic sundae sculpture are familiar cornerstones to the parlor. Our new location now boasts a grand staircase, private room for meetings, events and parties, and a specialty gift shop where guests can find unique items straight from the Ice Cream Capital of the World.
Excellent atmosphere, even better ice cream and traditional items such as sundaes and banana splits. There is enough seating for as many guests as you could possibly imagine to visit the parlor at one time. There is much more than ice cream, there are historical items, an excellent gift shop with many interesting items, I enjoyed the couches and relaxing environment in the upper level. Three photo center with giant props with the option to email your pictures it's definitely fun for all ages. I've also attended events in their lathe meeting rooms, which is great option for large groups. Another bonus is that they have a beautifully designed and well maintained restroom right near their elevator.
We loved the old town feel and look of this shop! Ice cream isn't phenomenal but it's worth stopping for "the ice cream capital of the world"! Definitely check out the gift shop and take a drive down the street- there are a number of fun ice cream statues around town!!
I absolutely love the ice cream here! Oh my goodness the big spoon upstairs! I have friends that have worked at the actual factory in wells. Simply amazing ice cream, and can't wait to go back
What a fun place. Amazing, yummy ice cream at reasonable prices. Be sure to go upstairs for the little history museum. Both the kids and the adults enjoyed it.
This is a fun place to stop and shop. We came in for ice cream and it is real good. The prices are very reasonable and there is a giant assortment of flavors.