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Qingdao Beer Museum

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Address: No.56 Dengzhou Road, Shibei District, Qingdao 266023, China
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+86 532 8383 3437
08:30 - 18:00
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Great museum!

I don't drink beer, but I really enjoyed visiting this museum. It is large and interesting with a lot to see and a lot to learn about not only the history of beer, but also... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Alexandra F
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Branson, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Qingdao Beer Museum is a great place for couples or older friends that are beer enthusiasts, but primarily for the tasting of fresh, unfiltered beer near the end of the tour. It really is quite good. There is quite a bit of fascinating history from the German occupation of Qingdao, but really, the tasting is the best part.

Thank MissourianAbroad
Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a guided tour, one of three packages to choose from. Took us around two hours to get around and see the original brewery 's interior of German heritage. The interior equipment is of original nature, the cellars and kettles of the Germans who founded the brewery in 1903. Beer tasting at the end. If you plan 2-3 hours... More 

Thank Sailortom_D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't drink beer, but I really enjoyed visiting this museum. It is large and interesting with a lot to see and a lot to learn about not only the history of beer, but also Qingdao and China. Really cool experience and of course the beer drinkers enjoyed the 2 free beers.

Thank Alexandra F
Andernach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is part of the big brewing company Tsing Tao. It offers a nice insight into the company nowadays but also to the roots and history. Old machines can be seen and some tasting is possible. Guide in English is available.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Having studied 19th and 20th century Chinese history at university it was quite interesting to actually go and see the brewery and learn more about the German influence in the city. Some of the original buildings and equipment are still intact and there are photos showing the development of the brewery which were all very interesting given that I had... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This factory museum was worth a trip just to appreciate how your drink gets from field to glass. A true European feel to the place with well set out readable displays translated from Chinese to English.

Thank noell977
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is the place that worth to visit, there have many beer exhibition from every period, it is interesting to find some souvenir edition, also can know the every aspects of it was made. i like the house of beer barrel, it is a perversion house, you can actually know what are the feeling of people who was drunk, it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

One could easily spend at least two hours at this museum, which was the original Tsingtao beer factory founded in 1903. You could get to know every aspects of it was made, and the many Tsingtao brand stories. Drinking Tsingtao beer at such a heritage site made the visit an even more memorable experience.

Thank PiggySue2014
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This place is a best combination of world-class beer factory and museum with a good Sino-German history. While Qingdao beer is world famous, many people do not know that the best Qingdao beer is not available everywhere in China or Hong Kong. It is available as the first glass you are given to try during a tour in this museum... More 

Thank Teruce
Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

awesome 2 hours touring the museum and the old brewery. Truly enjoyed the time. worth every penny. Nice souvenirs in the gift shop.

Thank Dan99191

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