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Tickets for House of Bols: Cocktail & Genever Experience

Explore the glamorous world of cocktails

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  13:00 - 21:00
Tomorrow:  13:00 - 21:00
Sunday:  13:00 - 18:30
Monday:  13:00 - 18:30
Tuesday:  13:00 - 18:30
Wednesday:  13:00 - 18:30
Thursday:  13:00 - 18:30
Duration
Tour: 45 min. Cocktail-tasting: 30 min.
Highlights
  • Unique interactive experience of the glamorous world of cocktails
  • Test your senses in the Hall of Taste
  • Professional bartenders will mix your preferred Bols cocktail, or mix a cocktail yourself!
Description

A visit to The House of Bols, The Cocktail & Genever Experience on Museum Square in Amsterdam, is a unique adventure and an unforgettable interactive experience of the glamorous world of cocktails, liqueurs, bartending and the Dutch spirit Genever. At the House of Bols you will find out everything about Lucas Bols – the world’s oldest distilled spirit brand, which has been making liqueurs in Amsterdam since 1575! You will also discover Bols Genever – Holland’s rediscovered cocktail spirit.

House of Bols takes you 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 at the revolutionary Mirror Bar, where bartenders mix your preferred Bols Genever and craft a beautiful cocktail before your very eyes. Or maybe test your mixology skills by preparing your own drink! Those who wish to learn the art of flair bartending (think Tom Cruise in ‘Cocktail’) can do so in the magical Flair Booth with the specially designed Bols flair bottles. Cocktail enthusiasts can also shop till they drop in the Bols Shop or enjoy a second Bols cocktail for just € 6,50.

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 from the Van Gogh Museum and next to the Rijksmuseum.

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What's included
  • Including 1 free drink at the Mirror Bar
Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
House of Bols
14,Paulus Potterstraat, 1071 CZ, Amsterdam
Reviews
Oct 27, 2018
Loved it definitely worth going .
Enjoyed the tour and watching my chosen cocktail getting made in front of me
The cocktail slips tells you how much ingredients/mls go into it ( great for when you want to make it at home ;) )
and if your fancying more cocktails they are only €5 each ! Bonus !
Oct 20, 2018
Good history portion and nice selection of drinks.
Oct 12, 2018
OMG! I want to move there :D
Best of all in Amsterdam
Sep 28, 2018
The visit was a great experience. It was well done and very interesting.
Jun 29, 2018
Good time and cocktail
Jun 24, 2018
Great Self Guided Tour.
I would suggest that to all visitors of the City.
Jun 21, 2018
This is a really fun and enjoyable trip. Very interactive and interesting, and the cocktails are lovely-buying extra ones is cheap and if you can’t choose, the bartender will create something for you!
Jun 5, 2018
Nothing special. No human interaction.
May 2, 2018
Loved this! The smelling bar was fun and so pretty! And the cocktails at the end were delicious!! Really fun afternoon with the girls. Would recommend!
Apr 15, 2018
Excellent
Very enjoyable and informative
Cocktails were fantastic
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