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Address: Maison des Brasseurs | Grand-Place 10, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/511-49-87
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Drinking
Description: No beer lover should visit Brussels without a visit to this 17th-century...
No beer lover should visit Brussels without a visit to this 17th-century museum, which shows an important and unique side of the city's history.
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Beer Museum - really??

The Beer Museum of Brussels . . . leaves much to be desired. It's more like pay 5 euros and receive a pamphlet, see a couple displays, watch a video and receive a beer at the... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The Beer Museum of Brussels . . . leaves much to be desired. It's more like pay 5 euros and receive a pamphlet, see a couple displays, watch a video and receive a beer at the end. Which to their credit, the beer at the end is pretty good! We were somewhat fortunate to find this place near closing time.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The only thing that's a little worthwhile would be the beer at the end of the tour. We bought the Brussels card, so we didn't have to pay to get in, I would not recommend it if you have to pay for the admission fee. They only show you videos.. about beer.. or video screen on the brewery tanks.. quite... More 

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Not so much to visit, we payed 5€ obviously for the beer and not for the museum itself. The old school brewery reconstitution is nice but the place is too poor compared to what we expected. We wanted to learn more about the bear and the breweries

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Dublin, Ireland
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70 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We strolled across this museum randomly while walking through the square. We figured €5, why not. As others have said, it's basically a small bar and a room with a looping video and various brewing equipment which isn't explained. You do get a beer so it's not a total waste but you'd be better off going to a nice pub... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were tired from walking and in need of toilet facility in the Grand Place when we discovered this place. It says Beer Museum with an arrow pointing down the narrow stairs. Entry fee 5 euros and you get a free beer at the end too. Got inside and to a seating area in the middle, bar to the right,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Not really a museum... a couple of old / new tools they use for brewing, plus a long video that has music from a 90s club!! Beer was however good. I didn't appreciate the guy moaning to another customer about everybody speaking to him in English. I addressed you in Dutch, your choice to respond in English - Brussels is... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was hardly a museum. The building is great, but there is little to no information about the brewing process or history of Belgian Brewers. The admission is only 5 Euros (free with Brussels Card) and you get a free beer, so you can't be too mad. I wish they marketed it as a cool bar instead of a museum... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A complete waste of time and money, this place is a joke; if you want to see a YouTube video of Belgian breweries for 5 euros go a head

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Montreal, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Small museum near La Grande Place near the statue of Everard 't Serclaes that you rub for good luck. One room explains to you the brewing process with a short video, and the other is a recreation of an old brew house with artifacts with a generous tasting of a local secret beer. If you are nice enough to the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

There are 2 exhibits here, basically 2 rooms. 1 room is a reproduction of what a brewery might have looked like 100 yeas ago in Belgium. And the other room is a reproduction of what a modern brewery might look like. No real content to explore here. The best part - you get 1 beer as part of your entrance... More 

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