At the Bruges Beer Museum you discover the most fascinating aspects of beer in a fun and innovative way.
The iPad Mini takes you deep into the rich world of beer... You learn about the history of beer, from its beginnings until the present day, beer in Bruges, Trappist beers, beer types and brewing processes.
You can taste, smell and feel every beer ingredient. Which of their properties are beneficial to our health? You interactively learn what role women played in the world of beer, how to combine a gastronomic dish with the right beer and what the history of beer is in your country.
Do you like quizzes? Take the Beer Challenges quiz and find out how much you know about beer!
All text, audio and film featured in the museum has been translated into ten languages.
The tasting area offers you a unique view of Bruges’ Market Square.
If you want to find out even more about beer, we invite you to browse our library.
After the museum visit you get to taste the different beer types and styles. The price of admission includes a tasting of 15cl of three beers of your choice. You can use the different touch screens to find out about the origins of each beer or why a certain beer has more of a sweet, sour or bitter taste. You can choose from 16 diverse draught beers. We also offer a range of matching cheeses. If you prefer not to drink beer, feel free to have a soft drink instead.
Search for the bear of Bruges in the museum and find out why it is trapped and how it can be set free!
Peter Verhelst wrote a thrilling children’s story just for the museum. Each part of the story is illustrated with a drawing by Stedho.
The children’s story can be read or heard in ten languages.
‘I‘m over 850 years old.
You think it is impossible for someone to live to be 850 years old?
You’re right. And I’m right.
I’ll tell you my story. Then you’ll understand why I come back to life every night.
Keep your eyes open in the streets of Bruges at night. I’m the shadow that accompanies you and whispers stories in your ear.
Now listen. Can you hear me?’