Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

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Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
4.5
Speciality & Gift Shops • Historic Sites
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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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tskstaplet
Chattanooga, TN202 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Great history shared of the Best and Pabst family!! The tour takes place in two parts of the original PBR site - so you don’t see a lot and it’s not a brewery tour rather its a history your all about how PBR came to be.

I don’t recall the tour guide’s name but he was really good at explaining the history and bringing in some humor. He was very knowledgeable and was good at storytelling.

The tour includes a beer and you can buy more through the tour from the PBR bar that is still a functioning bar today.

Lastly a good little gift shop is available for some souvenirs - pretty good selection.

This is a must-do tour when visiting Milwaukee!
Written September 26, 2021
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JimHenry
Indiana299 contributions
May 2021
This is a tour of the original location of the Pabst Brewery. Beautiful historic building. But note this is NOT a tour of the actual PBR brewery. Price was reasonable at $12 adult, $10 senior per ticket which included one 16 oz. draft beer. Most of the "tour" is a Power point presentation providing a historic narrative with old photos of the history of Best/Pabst Brewery. After the presentation the very good informative guide, showed a few locations in the building still open to public access. Great gift shop for beer souvenirs.
Written June 29, 2021
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Annie R
1 contribution
Oct 2021 • Couples
This tour was a lot of fun! The tour guide was funny and very knowledgeable. The beer was good and it was $11 a person and you were given one free beer. I really did learn a lot on this tour and am still amazed about the amount of history this brewery has. My husband and I would definitely go back to do this tour again!!
Written October 26, 2021
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rkar323
Minneapolis, MN16 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
If you’re looking for a tour of a brewery, this is not it. The Best Place is located at the former Pabst brewery and it is no longer in use. The tour was consisted of sitting in one room and listening to the guide. They do take you to another location, but it’s just an event space with more talking. 1 free drink but choices were limited. The gift shop was the best part.
Written June 24, 2022
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Diane L
129 contributions
Nov 2021 • Friends
Great tour. The guide was spectacular and loads of history and a free beer sample included in price. Tour lasts an hour, $10-12 admission fee on the hour. Check times may vary each day. Fun gift shop to browse. Loads of history to learn!! Minimal walking, some stairs.
Written November 7, 2021
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Betsy
Yellow Springs, OH4 contributions
Jul 2021
This was a really nice day tour to experience if you are from out of town and enjoy a cold PBR on tap. The gift shop has everything you could possibly imagine for the PBR lover, the outside seating, the coffee shop, and the courtyard were lovely to enjoy a beverage before/after the tour. Beer is really reasonably priced. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour itself is mostly informational, you only see a few different spots in the building. Overall, highly recommend the tour and/or visiting for a beer or two!
Written July 6, 2021
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Roberta M
Waldwick, NJ88 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
My husband and I visited the Pabst place because PBR was my dad’s favorite beer. We really enjoyed walking around the old building and listening to the stories about Pabst history. This was not a tour about how beer is made, but rather the history of the company.
It was fine though, because we had a complimentary cold beer and listened to great stories!!
Written August 13, 2021
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GeorgSa
Detroit, MI811 contributions
Feb 2020 • Friends
This place is really nice alternative to classic brewery visit. You get a 30min introduction about rise and fall of the historic best / pabst location. Along with a beer included in tour price and very interesting and lively presentation time flies by in a second. Place is under renovation. Our friends were very happy also! Shop offer small utensils like coasters or beer glasses.
Written February 9, 2020
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Bruce G
Scottsville, VA356 contributions
Jul 2021
This was one of the best brewery tours we have visited. $24.00 for two tickets, that includes one complimentary beer per ticket. The tour lasts about an hour and it was presented in a very entertaining, but informative way. Won't be a spoiler here, but we learned a lot about PBR and we now have a new perspective of it. All the staff we encountered were very professional and friendly. There was also live music until 900PM. Loved the tour!
Written July 21, 2021
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Amanda D
St. Petersburg, FL84 contributions
Jun 2021 • Friends
This place changed how I think about brew tours. The guide is blunt about explaining how beer is made. He says you can Google it if you want to know. Instead, the tour focuses on the history of PBR and the people employed there.

The location is beautiful and the stories are engaging.
Written August 4, 2021
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  • Sun - Sun 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Mon - Mon 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tue - Thu 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Fri - Fri 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - Sat 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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