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Sapporo Beer Museum

Kita 7-Jo Higashi 9-chome , Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
+81 11-731-4368
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Ranked #2 of 15 activities in Sapporo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Breweries
Description: Sapporo is Japan’s most popular beer; this interactive museum includes a tour and beer-tasting.
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Yokohama, Japan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

There is no entry fee to get inside the building and you work your way down from the 3rd floor to the ground floor passing through some historical facts of Sapporo beer's beginnings. You can sample the beers at a nominal fee and can also buy some souvenir items. The place is serviced by buses that can take you back... More

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Seremban, Malaysia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The design of this building is amazing. However it is free and easy tour. No work in progress, just history. Unlike Kirin Beer Factory, this is just a museum. ¥500 for three types of Sapporo Beer, good price and good value. Nice and friendly staffs. However business time is from 10:30 -- 18:00 in summer, open for business too late.... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Was a little bit far from the station but I liked it! Near was a mall and had a lot of options of food and souvenirs, you can eat in the museum but I didn't know, taste the special beer of the museum was delicious, taste it. They had traductor machine for tours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

we walk from our hotel to the museum which is about 30 minutes from JR Sapporo station. the place is really nice with their history and all the old beers bottles and designs. the most interesting part is at the end of the visit where visitors are allow to try their beer for a very small fee. family with young... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

While hubby went for the trio beer where you could try the three types of beer produced there, I decided to try the beer ice cream which made for a refreshing snack for the afternoon. We did the self tour around the place which detailed the history of Sapporo beer and its place in the history of the city. A... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Sapporo Beer Museum is located about a 30 minute walk from the JR Sapporo station. Not really worth taking a train here as the nearest station is a similar distance away. Attractions include a tour of the factory (only in Japanese though) and beer tasting. All the museum information is in Japanese, however, so the only real worthwhile venture... More

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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Third time I've been to Sapporo and third time I've been back to the beer museum! You never get sick of the stories the exhibits tell. You definitely don't get sick of the 'tasting portions' of Sapporo beer, of which some are exclusive or difficult to find outside of Hokkaido.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Free to get in you are immediately directed onto a walking tour depicting the history and making of Sapporo beer. We found the museum lacking in substance and actually a bit boring other than the room of posters depicting advertising campaigns through the ages. Finally you come to the tasting room where via a ticket machine you can buy an... More

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Aomori, Japan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

No entrance fee, cheap (and really delicious) beer, and English provided. What more could you ask for? I definitely have new respect and appreciation for Sapporo beer.

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Lovely place, did not charge for entrance. All you do is buy a ¥500 token from the machine and enjoy sampling the beer

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