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Bier- und Oktoberfestmuseum

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Address: Sterneckerstr. 2, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 89 24231607
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Tue - Sat 13:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Learn about the history of beer and see artifacts relating to beer’s...

Learn about the history of beer and see artifacts relating to beer’s production. Tours are offered in German and English. Sample different beers or eat Bavarian food in the restaurant.

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Disappointing Museum, great bar

As museums go, this was very disappointing; it was closer to a private collection of beer steins with photos and a few other pieces of memorabilia together with a short... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Dave F
Telford, United Kingdom
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Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Lot's of small rooms with nothing to see. Few dozens of beer mugs and that's all. Family ticket for 6 euro. Waste of time.

Thank 13sw
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I went there first to visit the musem and then to have a beer and drink something. Honestly I didn't find so interesting the museum and there wasn't a free taste of beer included in the ticked, thing made from all other museums and beer factories. Regardind the beet it was good and also the food was ok, not my... More 

Thank Davide T
Telford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

As museums go, this was very disappointing; it was closer to a private collection of beer steins with photos and a few other pieces of memorabilia together with a short, 12-minute, film. Spread over several floors of this old building, it also lacked a clear flow and certainly wasn't worth the 4 euros entrance fee. The museum rating was poor.... More 

Thank Dave F
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We read the good reviews and decided to visit this museum as it is close to Marienplatz. It turned out to be very disappointing. Old beer mugs and photos in a very strange location. Didn't feel it was worth the time.

Thank Marieta B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Exceptional quality price for Munich. Had a lovely dinner with a really good schnitzel the bavarian way with some beers came back a second time the diner area was reserves still had some beers. Everything lovely, except the staff that we had didn't match the overall quality.

Thank Carlos F
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is not just a museum but a bust pub. Beer is still brewed in the bowels of the building and here we learned on our beer tour how to properly toast in Bavaria. Lots of fun and very friendly patrons.

Thank Tracy K
Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

So disappointed in our experience. We paid a lot of money for nothing. The only thing that was really included in our package was accommodation (not even breakfast) plus an outfit we wore the first day. Oktoberfest is free so still trying to figure out what we actually paid for. If I was going to do Oktoberfest again, I would... More 

Thank corbenannette
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is not your normal museum. To start with it’s tucked away in a side-street near the main square and the entrance is through a bar. According to the tourist office leaflet it’s only open afternoons Tuesday to Saturday and the pub and restaurant doesn’t open until the museum closes at 6pm. The Saturday in August that we visited, the... More 

Thank BeejayBerkshire
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

We took the Bavarian Beer and Food Evening Tour (booked through Viator) which included beer tasting at the Bier-und Oktoberfestmuseum. The beer was very good and was served with Bavarian pretzels in a charming pub area. The museum had interesting artifacts and a short informative video.

Thank Faith K
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

An interesting old building with several rooms with interesting stein collections and Oktoberfest memorabilia. Not very expensive and worth a quick trip for any beer aficionado.

Thank DallasDoc

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