Bayreuth Bräuerei und Buttnerei Museum—Old brewing equipment, books, neon brewery signs, and an in-house bierstube.

Rastal Historische Trinkgefasse Collection Museum, Horr-Grenzhausen —The Rastal Collection is not open to the public, but Keramik Museum Westerwald next door displays 324 pieces of Rastal factory glass and several real beer glass masterpieces.

Bayerisches Bräuereimuseum Kulmbach (Bavaria)—Once occupied by a medieval monastery, the theme of the museum’s tour is the presentation of brewing art in the late 19th century.


Musée Européen de la Bière (Ardennes)—Probably the largest beer museum in the world, this building is located in the beautiful forest area of Ardennes and Argonne.

Musée Français de la Brasserie (Lorraine)—in Saint-Nicolas-de-Port in Lorraine, eastern France. Located in an old art deco brewery of 1907, extremely well preserved


CBB-Museum or Musée de la Brasserie, Brussels—in the heart of the medieval square Grand Place in Brussels, since 1550 the headquarters of the old Brewers Association. with a faithful reproduction of an 18th century fermentation room and a tavern dating from 1698.

Brouwershuis Museum, Antwerp—in the Waterworks Building, a masterpiece of engineering for its time, which supplied many small local breweries until 1930.

Gambrinus Drivers Museum, Romedenne—located inside the old brewery and maltings called Brasserie Bouty, which closed in 1975. The first and only museum in Belgium dedicated to the display of beer trucks.

The Netherlands

Heineken Reception Center, Amsterdam—Gerard Adrian Heineken and his brewery have been an inseparable part of Amsterdam since 1864.


Carlsberg Museum, Copenhagen—a technological panorama of Danish beer making. and the founding fathers of the Carlsberg Empire.


Guinness Hop Store, Dublin—Close by the Guinness brewery, with detailed histories of contrasts between the old Ireland and the new.

Great Britain

The Bass Museum of Brewing History, Burton-on-Trent—the living beer museum of Burton-On-Trent, located near Birmingham.

Tetley’s Brewery Wharf, London—a living history museum, complete with actors and re-creations of a 17th Century Jacobite tavern, London gentleman’s club, and pubs of the Victorian, Edwardian and a1940s eras.


American Hop Museum, Toppenish, WA—Out Northwest in the heart of the hop country of the Yakima Valley, with a fascinating display of the history of hop farming in the region, where 70 percent of all US hops are grown.

The Beer Museum, Milwaukee, W—Not a permanent site at present, but “a group of collectors, brewers, brewing executives and organizations” promoting Milwaukee as the logical location for exhibits concerning the beer and brewing history of the world.