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Educational and relaxing

Boomsma has produced Beerenburger, and some other Dutch favourites - such a great Dutch Gin, for... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2018
Henk S
It's not big, and it's not for everyone, but if you know of Boomsma and their products, do drop in.

The good: They know their products, it's very old-fashioned, and you have the option of tasting... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
sgkiser
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

Boomsma has produced Beerenburger, and some other Dutch favourites - such a great Dutch Gin, for many years. It is hard to decide what this tasty drink is: is it medicene, or is it a wonderful herbal drink. Both I would say, I drink it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Henk S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We learned about the history of the Boomsma distillery through a short film (English version) and also from the lady who looked after us. The tour is free, buts we paid a small sum for a tasting of the Boomsma products and we enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine H
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Nice small museum on Boomsma distillery. Do a tasting. If you go to "het andere museum" first, you get tickets for free visit and tasting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chrilanda N
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The good: They know their products, it's very old-fashioned, and you have the option of tasting their products after a short video of their history. Our host was a very polite gentleman who switched to English and was clearly proud of the company and their...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sgkiser
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Cute little building that explains a bit of the process of the Boomsma portfolio of drinks. Our guide was very attentive and entertaining and put up with my distorted face for the more prime products in their protfolio (Jenever and Beerenburger - I don't really...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank laurashoffnung
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Don't let the word "Museum" put you off. This is a small place with a lot of history and an interesting story. The staff were fantastic and we had a great time chatting after trying out the product. The video is well done and the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank LadyTravelAfar
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Boomsma Museum is a small and interesting place. The staff is very friendly, you get to view a short 10 minute video about the history Boomsma Beerenburger. Once done you have 2 options: 1.5 euro (2 product tasting) or 4.5 euro (additional tasting and a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Freddy_on_trips
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Interesting to find out the story, nice video and tasty borrel. Very wel priced. Quality product. Very very friendly service.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank vaneechoutte
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This distillery is now in it's 5th generation of the Boomsa family and they have some interesting artifacts and accompanying story (via video) to explain their historical use as well as that of the Beerburger drink. Afterwards we sampled the beergburger and some genevers (at...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a lovely little museum. Well worth a visit when you are in Leeuwarden. There's an informative video and the staff is very friendly and helpful. It also gives you the opportunity to try some authentic Frisian drinks!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Rene E
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