ISU Creamery Store

Location and hours

Come visit us in Ames on the historic Iowa State University campus. We scoop ice cream to-go four days each week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Find us in the Food Sciences, room number 2953.

Visit the Dairy Science Club on Wednesdays, where they sell ice cream to-go 11 a.m. ­– 1 p.m. at Kildee Hall.

What we sell

In addition to fresh ice cream scoops, you can purchase packaged 8-oz cups and quarts to take home. We accept credit/debit cards and cash, as well as contactless payment – Apple/Google/Samsung Pay. No CyCash or Dining Dollars.


If you’re driving, the nearest visitor lot is the East Parking Deck, 500 Wallace Rd, Ames IA 50011. Meters accept cash, credit card, or mobile app payment.

The Food Sciences Building accessible entrance is on Wallace Road. Once inside the building, use the nearest elevator to go up to the 2nd floor. Due to COVID-19, access to the store will not be available through the main doors facing west towards campus. This is to limit traffic flow throughout the entire building. Masks are required inside the Food Sciences Building.

Visit us!