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The National Brewery Centre

Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1NG, England
+44 7836 646361
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History and beer a winning combination

Visiting the museum and took the half hogs head tour which I can thoroughly recommend. The guide... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ben T
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Re-opened in 2010, the Centre incorporates the former Bass Museum and tells the story of the birthplace of british beer, its people and the history of brewing in the UK. Our tour guides offer daily tours at 11.00am and 2.00pm each day and really bring the story to life. Sample some of the excellent real ales brewed at the Centre's Worthington Micro Brewery or enjoy a bar meal or a full flagon banquet in our restaurant with a beer and food guide to help you appreciate the flavours of beer. The Centre's corporate and function rooms (and our 400 capacity permanent marquee) are set in the historic brewery buildings and offer a great venue for your company function, weddings, parties and social gatherings.
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Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1NG, England
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+44 7836 646361
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting the museum and took the half hogs head tour which I can thoroughly recommend. The guide was lovely and full of knowledge about the site, the history of the area and in depth knowledge of the brewing industry. The tour ended with a beer...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 1 week ago

NostalgijaUK is an organisation that exists to bring together people living in the UK who are of Serbian descent. We host well-attended events nationally twice each year and were seeking somewhere original to host our Autumn 2017 event. We had tried to hire a couple...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for you great review I will certainly pass on your thanks to David and the team at the National Brewery Centre. We do hold lots of different events and functions at the NBC and this weekend we are hosting an Oktoberfest. We enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a bit too long with a 7 year old! Now having Sunday roast at their restaurant. Amazing history behind these walls! Highly recommended.

Thank Pedro L
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. We do have some Carvery days in December with a free visit to Santa including a gift. Might be worth another visit . But I hope you all enjoyed your tour on this occasion and can recommend us to friends. Mike

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting visit, I would strongly recommend using the tour rep, the information they pass over about the displays makes it work, they bring the museum to life when they talk about its and Burton on Trent historical past.

Thank 57PeteandPat
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Our tour guides do hope to bring enjoyment to the day and know their subject well. Where better to learn about the history of beer . Burton is the literal home of Brewing in England. Cheers. Mike

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this attraction quite by mistake but so glad we did, really enjoyable and informative would definitely recommend a visit

Thank orwinpauline
Mike S, Manager at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Hope to see you and friends again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a present for My Dad's 70th Birthday. He thoroughly enjoyed this. Going back to the old days with the horse and carriage to deliver. We bumped into a volunteer who was full of knowledge and was very helpful. If we hadn't of spoken...More

Thank zooma15
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and good to know that you enjoyed your day. Our volunteers are a great bunch and really help to keep the brewery tradition alive.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night of the proms with Jaguar Brass Band. Advertised as from 8:30 to 10:30. Started late and ended early. Out of tune at start as they did not tune up. Poot choice of music and they missed land of hope and glory. The marquee...More

Thank georgeabel
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the brass band. The Jaguar and Land Rover band are a regional winner and came with good recommendations, but it was the first time with us at the NBC. We will certainly see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having arrived at opening time, we were able to go on the first conducted tour - 11 a.m. The guide - Terry - was very informative of past history, and up to present, including several examples of how sayings originated . The tour lasted at...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and excellent feedback. Hope you are able to make room for a carvery meal on the next visit. It's great value and our regular guests tell us it's very tasty.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did a guided tour and our guide today was funny, informative and involving. Learned so much history .

Thank ns_fullmoon
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Our guides love good feedback. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great day out. Our tour guide Terry was informative and fun. I loved the old vehicles and the shire horses. The Cherry beer was my favorite and the cavery we had at the restaurant was delicious. I would highly recommended a visit

Thank Amanda C
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and for your appreciation of our Sunday Carvery. Great to know that you enjoyed your day.

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anne c
10 June 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
Hi Anne, yes we are open on both days and run our tours at 11.00 am and 2.30pm (takes about 1.5 - 2 hours) plus some beer sampling at the end. We also do a great lunch menu. Hope to see you soon.
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Shauna M
19 February 2016|
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i would say so definately, we visited today and i don't actually drink beer but if you have any interest in the history of the place & how the actual brewing process works it's very intersting and the tour guide was... More
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Andrew W
23 November 2015|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
Yes it is, however we do have some areas with cobbles (around the stable areas).
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