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National Brewery Museum

209 S Main St, Potosi, WI 53820-9675
+1 214-705-0975
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Nice pre prohibition collection

I collect beer signs so this was a must see for me. It is in the same building as the Potosi brew... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GLars
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA
A "must see" if you are interested in brewing history

If you find yourself anywhere near the southwestern corner of Wisconsin and have even a slight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig S
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Camano Island, Washington
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  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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209 S Main St, Potosi, WI 53820-9675
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+1 214-705-0975
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I collect beer signs so this was a must see for me. It is in the same building as the Potosi brew pub and is worth seeing. It is primarily older brewery collectables some of which carry quite high values on the auction scene. I...More

Thank GLars
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find yourself anywhere near the southwestern corner of Wisconsin and have even a slight interest in microbrewery beer or brewing history, this place is a “must see”. The museum is in the old Potosi Brewery building and associated with the current Potosi microbrewery....More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three floors of beer signs, advertising and memorabilia from around the nation with a concentration on Wisconsin brewery’s of the past. Extremely interesting! Be sure to stop in the bar and try a few of the selections and enjoy a meal as well.

Thank KPatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick view of brewing in the Potosi area was nicely done. Who knew how important beer was to all the workers in the area???

Thank marlene863
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Stop in here every year before the brewfest starts...you can lose yourself in all the neon signs and amazing collections from Hamm's to Old Style, PBR and on and on. Historical commercials and loads of info and don't think you don't need to visit more...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We happened to arrive the day of the brew fest and admission was free. I found it very interesting of the various breweries throughout the US. Many years ago, (as they were floating the idea for this museum) I had driven by in the area...More

Thank AZboyinWI
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great way to start the Potosi experience. Take the elevator to the 3rd floor and work your way down. As stated this is the NATIONAL museum, not just Potosi artifacts.(Potosi beat out St. Louis and Milwaukee for the Museum.) Tons of memorabillia from all over...More

Thank C H E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Walked around the museum for an hour, many old advertising displays and history of beer making in America. You also get a free beer at the end of your tour!

Thank George P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you are interested in beer, you can't miss this. The US$ 5 entry (US$ 3 for ancients such as us) includes a pint of ale at the end of the visit. You just can't beat that for a great deal. The museum tells the...More

Thank mmbcross
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Admission was $3 per person over 60 and included admission to the upstairs museum filled with brewing history including commercials throughout the years. If you enjoy the Super Bowl Budweiser commercials, you will love these. It also included a free beer or root beer in...More

Thank Deborah W
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