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Frankisches Brauereimuseum, Bamberg

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Provides interesting insight into beer making

The brewery museum located in Bamberg´s St. Michaels abbey gives a comprehensive description of the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Martin A
Leimen, Germany

The museum was interesting, especially for those who like machinery. It explains the entire process... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Kempen, Germany
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Michelsberg 10f, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I have just returned (as in a few minutes ago) from the Brewery museum and I can assure you that there are no captions in English. Not even the man selling tickets could speak English (nor do I speak German). This is a rather dusty,...More

Thank davidtinney
Reviewed 17 August 2018

There is a lot to see on Domberg, but don't miss this very nice museum once you've climbed up the berg. It is an excellent exhibition of the brewing history, with signs also in English. It's a perfect place to visit on a hot day,...More

Thank Snorkfroken
Reviewed 4 July 2018

If you are a beer lover, this is the place for you. This museum is at St. Michael's Cathedral. There is also an ancient there and the Monks supported the abbey by brewing and selling beer. The museum is in the huge basement in part...More

Thank mickeyd54456
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The woman at the front was very happy to sell us tickets and put on a video that explained the process of how beer is brewed. If I had no access to youtube, this might have been interesting, but as I was in Bamberg for...More

1  Thank Blake D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a nice little brewing museum. There is a lot of history in this particular region (and Germany). If you like beer and have a spot of time this museum is worth a visit to learn about the importance of Bamberg.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The brewery museum located in Bamberg´s St. Michaels abbey gives a comprehensive description of the history and art of beer making in general, and more specifically in Bamberg and surroundings. It is a rather small museum and I would allocate about 2 hours for the...More

1  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This museum consist of a large collection of "Steins" from Bamberger breweries and breweries from many other cities. There are also many machines used in the brewing process that sem from different time periods. The items are described in German only, so this museum is...More

1  Thank ForeignObserver2
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The museum was interesting, especially for those who like machinery. It explains the entire process of beer brewing from back in the days. The entry fee was around 3-5 euro. There's no tour guide, but everything is explained on the exponats (in German). However, the...More

2  Thank AnaKrleska
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Great place to indulge brewing history.Setting is spectacular, not always open, check before visiting

1  Thank Sabine1958
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Bamberg is not noted for the quality of their hops, and it is their smoked beer for which the City is probably best known. The museum shows the basics that one would expect. There are so many other things to see and do in the...More

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