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Union Experience

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Fun Beer Tour

Brewery tour part of Ljubljana city card. Visited with my daughter, just the 2 of us on tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
222sallyp
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Union Experience

Great experince, the museum is amazing, and to see a real beer factory is priceless. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mikelowrey11
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Take a journey through Union Experience and discover the rich history of the Pivovarna Union brewery. Uncover the secrets of their modern production, enjoy the vibe of the famous Pub Union and revel in the exquisite selection of Ljubljana’s most...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Celovshka cesta 22, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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+386 41 303 050
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 12, 2015

This tour was quite awesome! We first went to the historic museum where the guide showed us the history of beer brewing in Slovenia and later we went through the real production lines. We saw the filling lines for the bottles (Union beer) and the...More

4  Thank Maša B
Matej Š, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2015

Maša, thank you for visit and great review. Welcome back anytime, maybe just for glass of beer. Or maybe two ;) Cheers!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 11, 2017

You can order Union "toceno pivo" pretty much anywhere in Slovenia, and there isn't much reason to stop here. The brewery tour begins with a film (in English with Slovene subtitles) that is mostly propaganda for Heineken, the current owner. There is historically somewhat of...More

1  Thank strangersblog
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Hi, thank you so much for your feedback, we will keep that in mind! You should really visit our Pivnica for a lunch if you want because there we have some beers you can't get in any other place! :) We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brewery tour part of Ljubljana city card. Visited with my daughter, just the 2 of us on tour. Monika and another young lady (didnt get her name) showed us around and served several tasters of Union beer. It was nice to chat to them both...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great experince, the museum is amazing, and to see a real beer factory is priceless. Our guide Tadej made a fantastic jib, perfect English and lot of interesting information about the brand and the beer itself. Great 90 miniutes. Before or after try the restaurant,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Union experience is basically a museum tour through the history of the brewery, as well as general history of beer itself. Sadly we could not visit the factory part of the tour, as it was a National Holiday and the line was closed. Despite...More

Thank Miguelal1984
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Miguelal1984, thank you so much for your positive feedback! We are really glad you liked the tour and we hope you will visit us again, so you could visit also the factory part of the tour! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came from Croatia on our TBE in Ljubljana and the first spot to visit was Union Experience. With our great guide Tadej we spent there amazing few ours. He guided us through the meseum like we travelled through the time,he gave us all history...More

Thank Baloncic
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Baloncic for coming, we are really glad you liked the tour, beer and our tour guide! We hope to see you again. Cheers! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had a great visit with Monica who made us visit the museum in a very interesting and very original way we will come back maybe if it is still she who makes the visit

1  Thank lorpiebat
Union_Experience, General Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi lorpiebat, thank you so much! We are always happy when we get such positive reviews! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monika was our guide and gave us a energetic, informative and interesting tour - learning about the history of beer in Slovenia, and the Union Brewery history. We had a great time!

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Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CorandIngeborg, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your Union Experience tour and that you were happy with our tour guide. Thank you for such a wonderful review. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well we did not know what to expect. The tour went through tasting beer with a 'lesson' on why a froth or head is necessary, then on to the museum and info area and then the plant itself. Peter our guide could have gone through...More

Thank Clive_C54
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Clive_C54, thank you so much for your positive review! :) We are really glad and we hope to see you again sometime! :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and interactive tour including visit of production facilities and treasure hunt game. Tadej, our guide, was excellent

Thank Robert N
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robert N, thank you so much for your review! :) We hope to see you again and we are really glad when we get positive reviews like this! :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peter was our guide on this Union Experience at the brewery, he did an excellent job in explaining the history of the brewery. The tour was free with the Ljubljana card which made the glasses of beer offered on the tour even more refreshing

Thank alan_uk1953
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello alan_uk1953, thank you so much for your amazing feedback! We are really glad you liked your tour guide and we hope to see you again. :)

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting guided tour with good explanation of the brewery history and of the brewing process. Eva the guide was very kind and knowledgeable!

Thank Brewir
Union_Experience, Guest Relations Manager at Union Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Brewir! Thank you so much for such a lovely review. :) We are really glad you liked the tour and hope hope to see you again sometime! :)

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ImDrMD
October 27, 2018|
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Response from EmK210 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! It's about 1/1.5 hour; but it depends on the group and guide (number of questions, additional stories).
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Valerie P
March 15, 2017|
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Response from Union_Experience | Property representative |
Hello, the tours are offered from Monday to Friday at 12 o'clock and from Monday to Saturday at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. :) You should follow us on our Facebook page because we are working on adding some more tours per day so stay... More
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