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House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience

  • Admission to the House of Bols in Amsterdam
  • Enjoy interactive exhibits at the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience
  • Learn about the oldest spirit brands in the Netherlands
House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience
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House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience
From $18.47
Book a ticket in advance for admission to the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience, situated on the Museumplein, or museum quarter, in Amsterdam. This innovative attraction provides interactive exhibits about Holland’s oldest spirit brands: Bols and Genever, the Dutch equivalent of gin. Take a self-guided tour through the Hall of Taste, the World of Cocktails and the Bols Genever Room before you sidle up to the Mirror Bar to watch mixologists shake up that perfect drink.
What to Expect
Visit: House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience

Visit the House of Bols and embark on a spectacular journey through flavours, aromas, images, sound and film. The tour incorporates the Hall of Taste, where you will discover all 38 Bols liqueurs and how they are made, the Delfts blue room, the World of Cocktails ‘club’ and the mysterious Bols Genever Room.
The tour ends in the revolutionary Mirror Bar, where bartenders mix your preferred Bols Genever and liqueur cocktail before your very eyes.
As winner of the Dutch Design Award for Best Exhibition and Experience, House of Bols is proving that heritage and history mix perfectly with innovation and contemporary design.
House of Bols is located in the famous Museum Quarter of Amsterdam, right across the Van Gogh Museum and next to the Rijksmuseum.
Reviews (985)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Lovely cocktails

The museum is situated near the van gogh museum , it tells you the history of Bols from the start to the present day, its kind of interactive in some parts and others its just read or watch a short film, the tour is taken...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was very informative about a product I didn't even know existed! The tasting room was fantastic, the servers energetic and drinks amazing!

Thank 780betht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great company history and products

We thoroughly enjoyed the visit to the House of Bols, learning of its tremendous achievement, products and history and finishing up with a great tasting experience. Well worth doing when you are looking for something different from the surrounding arts museums.

Thank marcelk974
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Good interesting experience

Great way to spend an hour or two.Facinating I learnt so much about cocktails. I have seen the brand everywhere and only now do I know how it represents 400+ cocktails. You get to touch and smell as well as finding a great cocktail.to try...More

Thank 1RichardBrighton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Okay but technical issues let it down

Generally speaking it was a good wee tour about a brand I previously didn’t know much about, but my overall experience wasn’t that great. A self guided Wi-fi audio tour is included in the ticket price which ordinarily would be great...but Wi-fi problems at the...More

Thank GillianH0406
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November 15, 2018|
Response from Ilolahti | Reviewed this property |
The location is set. But you can choose when to take the experience - within the times it is open. I recommend to enter just right after 1 pm.
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from lauracerysw | Reviewed this property |
It was a choice out of 2 metal vintage signs or a decorative glass charm.
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Response from krissetto91 | Reviewed this property |
€16 per person this includes the self guided tour and two cocktails of your choice at the end. Good value considering cocktails are priced at €5 each when bought separately. We went for the €19 per person option with the... More