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Sapporo Beer Museum

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Sapporo is Japan’s most popular beer; this interactive museum includes a tour and beer-tasting.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Sapporo
9-1-1 Kita 7-Jo Higashi, Higashi-ku, Sapporo 065-0007, Hokkaido
+81 11-731-4368
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The free tour was nothing to shout about but it is a good place to kill some time before tasting the beers. At the end of the tour, you can purchase the much awaited beer. There are 3 kinds of beer and I found all...More

Thank Gan_Intl_Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are two types of tours offered. We took the free self guided tour that took about 45 minutes and would give it a 3.5 rating. At the end of the tour you can buy Sapporo Classic Beer on tap. Apparently you can only get...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the most extensive museum, but the Sapporo Beer Garten was a fun excursion. An easy journey by train, or a short taxi ride from central Sapporo - the museum caters mostly to Japanese tourists (there's not a lot of info in English) but the...More

Thank 173FLYR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located about 20 mins from Sapporo city. Popular place as many travel agency arrange their trips here. Large free parking space for all. We went here for lunch and paid ¥3900 for a buffet with unlimited beer for 4 person and of...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the self-guided tour of the beer museum (you have to go upstairs; elevators available, if needed). There was a paid guided tour available with beer samples at the end of the tour. Our group wanted to experience the brewery at our own pace....More

1  Thank Navigator500829
Reviewed October 14, 2018

OK, this is not a well developed museum, but the displays tell you the history of beer in Japan, and of Sapporo brewery in Hokkaido. It is interesting, and free. There is a guided tour, but that's in Japanese, and our Japanese isn't very developed...More

Thank janneman55
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Lovely grounds and atmosphere. Nice museum inside. They take good care of it. We did the free tour and that was informative enough. Do pay and buy the tasting menu beers by buying tokens from the machine and giving it at the counter where draft...More

Thank SightseerML
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Japan in general does not go out of their way to cater to foreign tourists and the Sapporo Beer Museum shows exactly that. Their museum is all in Japanese, it's not worth going if you don't understand their language. There is no English translation, even...More

Thank leepeijie
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I am positive that the museum has a lot to offer, but there were no tours in English. The display descriptions are laminated A4 papers laminated and hidden in little side pockets, so you had to search hard to find them. And then some of...More

Thank Gunnydog_2001
Reviewed October 4, 2018

There are three type of beer here . If want to test all the three beer only at 600 yen. There have non alcohol beer can have a try. In here, they explain the history of the Sapporo beer and how they make the beer.

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December 14, 2017|
Response from Doc687 | Reviewed this property |
O don't know the hours but you could e-mail or call them to double check the hours. Also they have a website that may list the hours of operation. Have Fun!
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August 22, 2017|
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Response from revbriangraham | Reviewed this property |
If you are in a hotel have the front desk call for you, unless you speak Japanese it will be difficult otherwise. Enjoy!
April 12, 2017|
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Response from minerva2387 | Reviewed this property |
If travelling in winter it is better to take a taxi instead of walking on the icy slippery pavement. Taxi rides are no less "exciting" though but you will be seated instead of walking =)