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House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience

  • Admission to the House of Bols in Amsterdam
  • Enjoy interactive exhibits at the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience
  • Learn about the oldest spirit brands in the Netherlands
House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience
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Book a ticket in advance for admission to the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience, situated on the Museumplein, or museum quarter, in Amsterdam. This innovative attraction provides interactive exhibits about Holland’s oldest spirit brands: Bols and Genever, the Dutch equivalent of gin. Take a self-guided tour through the Hall of Taste, the World of Cocktails and the Bols Genever Room before you sidle up to the Mirror Bar to watch mixologists shake up that perfect drink.
What to Expect
Visit: House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience

Visit the House of Bols and embark on a spectacular journey through flavours, aromas, images, sound and film. The tour incorporates the Hall of Taste, where you will discover all 38 Bols liqueurs and how they are made, the Delfts blue room, the World of Cocktails ‘club’ and the mysterious Bols Genever Room.

The tour ends in the revolutionary Mirror Bar, where bartenders mix your preferred Bols Genever and liqueur cocktail before your very eyes.

As winner of the Dutch Design Award for Best Exhibition and Experience, House of Bols is proving that heritage and history mix perfectly with innovation and contemporary design.

House of Bols is located in the famous Museum Quarter of Amsterdam, right across the Van Gogh Museum and next to the Rijksmuseum.
Reviews (974)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A fun afternoon

My partner and I love gin so this was place was a must visit! We used our iAmsterdam cards to get a 25% discount on our tickets. The tour is great with a weird tasting experience half way through, a good history of the brand...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fascinating Interactive Experience

What a breath of fresh air after all of the usual beer and distillery tours we've done. I loved the interactive atmosphere of the museum and the cocktail experience was fun and provided us with some potent drinks. I can't wait to get some Genever...More

Thank CrazyFoodB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Had a great time doing the cocktail class

We had a great time doing the cocktail class at Bols. Our instructor, Robyn, was fantastic. He was also our bartender for the rest of the evening there. During the cocktail class we made friends with some other people in the class and we had...More

Thank Damon A
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile
If you like cocktails you are in for a treat!

This was a great way to spend an hour or so and we enjoyed it much more than the Heineken Experience. A really fun and interactive self guided tour which ends up in a cool mirrored bar where you can have a cocktail or two....More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I loved visiting here. We had the Amsterdam Pass and this is a free attraction with it. It starts off with a self guided tour which is interesting and has several good photo opportunities. The main attraction is the bar however. You get one cocktail...More

Thank Manicrose
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Response from Laura Cerys W | Reviewed this property |
It was a choice out of 2 metal vintage signs or a decorative glass charm.
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Response from Kevin R | Reviewed this property |
€16 per person this includes the self guided tour and two cocktails of your choice at the end. Good value considering cocktails are priced at €5 each when bought separately. We went for the €19 per person option with the... More