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Alivaria Brewery Museum

Kiseleva 30, Minsk 220002, Belarus
+375 17 239-58-36
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Outstanding tour & experience

Our guide Ivan was brilliant! The information and the story behind the brewery was a story to be... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Reshane F
via mobile
Not open.

It says that it's open untill 19:30 on the Internet and 20:00 on the door. We came at 1810. Closed... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Gaute S
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In order to take part in our excursions you should sign up for a tour at our web-page and make a note in the "for groups" section, that you'd like to have a guided excursion in English. To organise a guided tour English we require a minimum of 4 participants. We're open from Wednesday till Sunday and factory tours and tastings are starting at 18.00 usually. IT IS ONLY POSSIBLE to visit our museum if you sign up for excursion in advance. If for some reason tour on that date is not possible, our tour guides will contact you.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“beer tasting” (3 reviews)
“ivan” (2 reviews)
“culture” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kiseleva 30, Minsk 220002, Belarus
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+375 17 239-58-36
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guide Ivan was brilliant! The information and the story behind the brewery was a story to be told indeed. Lot of history and heritage is at this brewery. Ivan gave a detailed tour and beer tasting experience which was great! Great ambassador to Alivaria!...More

Thank Reshane F
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

It says that it's open untill 19:30 on the Internet and 20:00 on the door. We came at 1810. Closed. Terrible.More

Thank Gaute S
AlivariaMuseum, Senior Specialist in Corporate Communciations at Alivaria Brewery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Dear Gaute, We want to express our apologies for your terrible experience. However, we would really like to find out, where did you learn that we are open at those hours. We are trying to fix every web-page, that is posting misleading information about us...More

Reviewed January 29, 2017

If you like beer, its history and drinking culture, then this should be your first place to visit in Minsk. Great English speaking guide (Thanks Ivan!), great presentation of the brewery and the beer it makes. Several different selections of tour themes, for first timers...More

1  Thank Andrius V
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Great guided tour in English with beer tasting in the end. (Ivan is a great guide!) A must visit if you like beer and want to know how it's made and how to properly drink it. Also you'll learn a lot about beer culture and...More

Thank Ignotas
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Here you can see how famous beer brand ALivaria is being produced. The brewery is very old and it is located in the building of that time.. It was very interesting to watch the process of making beer. After you can taste the product and,...More

Thank Olga D
AlivariaMuseum, Управляющий at Alivaria Brewery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2016

Belarusian beer has a great quality indeed! Come to visit us again to learn more about beer and to taste other beer types as well!

Reviewed December 21, 2015

There you can know about the beer and the factory in connection to city history. At the end of excurcion you will have some degustation together with master-class about the correct way of tasting beer. That's really interesting. The only one problem is that everything...More

1  Thank Enigmalz
Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

It was really good experience for a foreigner, but you need to now little bit Russian language :) Before going there registiration would be good . There are two sections every day (at 2pm and at 6pm )

1  Thank Yigit O
Reviewed February 26, 2014

very interesting tour led by a lady which has been working in brewery industry in Belarus since 1970-s, then degustation of 4 sorts of Alivaria beer (each is 0.5 litres), so you come out of there pretty drunk and happy.

4  Thank Elena M
Reviewed January 19, 2014

A must see in Minsk. Academy of beer - passionate guide, who worked at the brewery for years, is now welcoming people who want to learn about the first steps of the brewing process... And in the meantime we were trying different kinds of beer...More

2  Thank A P
Reviewed January 4, 2014

Alivaria brewery tour is a must when in Minsk. The brewery was founded in 1864 and has been running ever since. During Soviet times it was called Minsk Brewery no. 1. The tour lasts 2 hours and consists of the visit to the brewery and...More

2  Thank HannAsipovich
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