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Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom

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Beer lovers

Nice beer history , from the start , how it's made and so on , worth a visit if you are into beer... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Kalix, Sweden
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Interesting old brewery in a beautiful location. Although the museum is a little bit outdated it is... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you would like a friendly place to enjoy some beers with friends and experience the history and tasting with excellent staff who know their beers then this is the place to be

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sean E
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice to visit, especially if you’re interested in beer. The entire process is explained, and even differences throughout the years are listed. The bar downstairs has a great arrangement of beers to try as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Nice beer history , from the start , how it's made and so on , worth a visit if you are into beer, the downstairs bar have o good selection of different kind of beer from all over the world. A must if you going...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dd_danell
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Interesting old brewery in a beautiful location. Although the museum is a little bit outdated it is still fun to have a look and grab a beer downstairs next to the water.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank QuintenK_13
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great bar in Alkmaar, full of the locals as the choice of beer here is really good. The menu changes on a regular basis so always new things to try. On warmer months you can sit outside looking out on the canal or in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This 'national beer museum De Boom' is informative in telling the story on how beer is made. The museum could use some tlc, modernization and a bit extra attention for non-Dutch guests. Don't get me wrong, it is worth going here. The 'average' score is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nothing too flashy by any means but it gets the job done. It's obviously mostly Dutch but it does have some text in Dutch, English, and German. Friendly staff and worth a visit if you're a beer person. Only €4 /adult

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Fletchda1775
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I visited De Boom before. I actually go there on a regular basis. Over the years staff has not changed much. The crew is always friendly. Brews on draft could be tasted before ordering to prevent choosing the wrong beer. Just the place to go...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Machiel S
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Biermuseum tells the brewing story via the three-storey exhibition. By comparison, similar exhibition in Pilsner/Plzen is a bit more thorough and interactive. If you're a craft brewer you won't be blown away by the content. But there are some excellent archaeological artifacts, including the well-preserved...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank DusanMih
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Will certainly tell you all you need to know in order to brew beer. Very informative! However, you can tell the museum was set up in the 80's by Heineken so bit outdated as well as biased. Would be good to get in a museum...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank PJdeJS
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