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Jenever Museum

Witte Nonnenstraat 19, Hasselt, Belgium
+32 11 23 98 60
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Hasselt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums

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Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Value for money at €6 including ding free drink in bar, staff in the bar very knowledgeable and approachable

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Gingelom, Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I was there today together with some friends and I found it really nice and interesting. You can hear on the headphones some nice stories about the Jenever distillation and to see some of the antiques machinery used to produce the spirit. Today was also the inauguration of the renewed museum and the entrance was for free and some actors... More 

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Poole
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

When we have been in the area we have gone to see this museum but it's never open. No times or anything on the door to help. If you are planning on going to see this then I suggest you contact them beforehand to check they are open. Not sure whether we will try a third time!

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Hasselt, Belgium
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242 reviews 242 reviews
156 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This museum closed about a month ago for a make-over and I have just read in the newspaper that it will be stay closed untill August.

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Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

as the liquercity Hasselt has a jenevermuseum, but that is closed now for renovation untill 3 may of 2014! You can always download an app on your mobile phone that guides you through a walk of 2,4 km throughout the city and tells you the story!

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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Go with adults only as it is quite technical but very interesting and you can taste some nice Jenever at the end of the visit !

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Really interesting little museum and came away learning a lot about the history of the spirit. The best part was sampling a few of the better jenevers at the bar afterwards and having a good chat with the staff about both the drink and hasselt. The museum is quite small and I think that I enjoyed it more going first... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

you were told the history of Hasselt brewing jenever and were shown the industrial production of it. And you can even try it and by some bottles to take home or as apresent or as a souvenir

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Veerle-laakdal, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This small museum gives very good information on the history of Jenever (aka Genever) in Hasselt. WIth some interesting displays including an old still, tax books and Jenever family history followed by tastings- to be recommended for those visiting Hasselt who enjoy their drink

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San Antonio, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

My colleague and I had a free afternoon in Hasselt, and decided to take a local site or two. Close by to our hotel was the National Jenever Museum. It was very interesting, and all about the history of alcohol and the process of distilling grain liquors. It is a self guided tour, and is offered for the most part... More 

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