Inexpensive ice cream makers can be purchased online at Amazon.com, Sears.com or Walmart.com. Walmart.com's least expensive model is the Hamilton Beach 4-quart ice cream maker, which sells for approximately $20 to $25 as of 2015.
Less expensive ice cream makers than Walmart's Hamilton Beach model may be purchased on Amazon.com, but they are usually used rather than new.
Both Walmart's and Sears' websites enable shoppers to search local stores for items currently in stock. Sears.com offers ice cream makers from about $20 to $25 for the Hamilton Beach 4-quart model to around $300 for the Cuisinart Stainless Steel 1.5-quart ice cream and gelato maker.
Walmart's ice cream makers range from about $20 to $25 for the Hamilton Beach 4-quart ice cream maker to around $250 for the White Mountain 6-quart electric ice cream maker.