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Tickets to House of Bols Cocktail Experience with Audio Guide

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€17.50
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You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Audio Guide
  • Explore the House of Bols and savor a crafted cocktail, discover the art of mixology, and shop at the Bols Shop.
  • Visit rooms like the ‘Art of Flavour’, ‘Hall of Taste’, Extraction Room’ and ‘Genever Room’ to discover the secrets of all 42 Bols liqueurs and Bols Genevers.
  • Delve into the art of mixology, and learn the secrets behind the world's oldest spirit brand using a multilingual audio guide.
  • Enjoy a crafted cocktail at the Mirror Bar where you pick the Bols Genever and liqueur, they do the mixing.
  • Upgrade your tickets to premium to receive a special gift and a 10% discount in the gift shop so you can continue shopping!
  • Explore the House of Bols and savor a crafted cocktail, discover the art of mixology, and shop at the Bols Shop.
  • Visit rooms like the ‘Art of Flavour’, ‘Hall of Taste’, Extraction Room’ and ‘Genever Room’ to discover the secrets of all 42 Bols liqueurs and Bols Genevers.
  • Delve into the art of mixology, and learn the secrets behind the world's oldest spirit brand using a multilingual audio guide.
  • Enjoy a crafted cocktail at the Mirror Bar where you pick the Bols Genever and liqueur, they do the mixing.
  • Upgrade your tickets to premium to receive a special gift and a 10% discount in the gift shop so you can continue shopping!

Inclusions

  • Entry to the House of Bols
  • Audio guide in English, Dutch, French, German & Spanish
  • 1 cocktail (alcoholic or alcohol-free)
  • Premium entrance (special gift plus 10% discount in the gift shop) (optional)

Exclusions

  • Guided tour
  • Tip: The Mirror Bar offers a unique backdrop for photos with its innovative design and live cocktail mixing by the bartenders.
  • This experience is restricted for guests aged 17 and under.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours

Tickets to House of Bols with Cocktail Workshop

€32.50
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1 hr. 30 min.
Audio Guide
  • Step into the enchanting world of cocktails, liqueurs, and bartending, and learn about the famous Dutch spirit, Genever, at the House of Bols.
  • Learn everything there is to know about Lucas Bols, the world's oldest distilled spirit company, through an audio guide in 5 languages.
  • Discover the secret ingredients that go into an authentic Genever at the Ingredients Room.
  • Choose a cocktail of your choice at the Mirror Bar and enjoy the overpowering flavors of Dutch cocktails.
  • Participate in a 30-minute spirited workshop and concoct 2 lip-smacking cocktails of your own.
  • Step into the enchanting world of cocktails, liqueurs, and bartending, and learn about the famous Dutch spirit, Genever, at the House of Bols.
  • Learn everything there is to know about Lucas Bols, the world's oldest distilled spirit company, through an audio guide in 5 languages.
  • Discover the secret ingredients that go into an authentic Genever at the Ingredients Room.
  • Choose a cocktail of your choice at the Mirror Bar and enjoy the overpowering flavors of Dutch cocktails.
  • Participate in a 30-minute spirited workshop and concoct 2 lip-smacking cocktails of your own.

Inclusions

  • Entry into the House of Bols
  • Audio guide in English, Dutch, French, German & Spanish
  • 1 cocktail of your choice in the Mirror Bar
  • Make 2 Bols cocktails during the workshop, along with a trainer

Exclusions

  • Live guide
  • Tip: Don't forget to check out the bartender blog afterward for cocktail recipes to try at home.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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House of Bols I Historic Distillery Experience

Amsterdam, the vibrant Dutch capital, is renowned for its picturesque canals, historic architecture, and cultural richness. Among its attractions is the House of Bols, a historic distillery dating back to 1575. As the birthplace of Bols Genever, the precursor to modern gin, it draws visitors with its fascinating history and interactive exhibits. Discover ticket options and essential information to ensure a fulfilling experience at this iconic Amsterdam attraction.

Why Visit House of Bols?

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  • Historic Significance: Explore the oldest distillery in Amsterdam, dating back to 1575, offering a unique glimpse into the city's rich distilling heritage.
  • Genever Origin: Witness the birthplace of Genever, the precursor to modern gin, with an immersive journey into the evolution of this iconic spirit.
  • Flavor Experience: Delight your taste buds with the diverse flavors at the House of Bols, offering an extensive range of liqueurs, each with its distinct character and history.
  • Mixology Workshops: Participate in hands-on mixology workshops guided by experts and learn the art of crafting exquisite cocktails using Bols products.

House of Bols Highlights

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Mirror Bar

The Mirror Bar invites you to curate your cocktail journey by selecting preferred flavors, and skilled bartenders will guide you in concocting personalized drinks. This interactive experience transforms preferences into liquid art, creating a memorable tasting adventure.

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Genever Room

Step back in time within the Genever Room, a captivating space unraveling the historical narrative of Genever. From its origins as a Dutch elixir, witness the spirit's journey to becoming a global gin sensation.

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Do It Yourself Mixology

After the tour, the Do It Yourself Bar will likely become your playground! Armed with an array of ingredients and techniques, you can experiment and create bespoke cocktails, turning your visit into a hands-on mixology session.

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Shake It Up Cocktail Workshop

Elevate your mixology skills in the Shake it Up Workshop. Led by expert mixologists, you can engage in a practical, hands-on session, learning the craft behind crafting cocktails while savoring your wonderful creations.

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House of Bols

Opening hours: 1 PM to 6:30 PM (Sunday to Thursday) and 1 PM to 9 PM (Friday and Saturday)

Closed on: None; House of Bols is open every day of the week.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the House of Bols is during weekdays and early afternoons to enjoy a more personalized experience and avoid large crowds.

House of Bols

Address: Paulus Potterstraat 12 14 16, 1071 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Find on Maps

  • By Tram: Hop on tram lines 2, 12, or 24 from Amsterdam, Dam
    Closest stop: Museumplein or Vijzelgracht, depending on which line you get on.
  • By Metro: Get on metro line 52 from Central Station
    Closest stop: Vijzelgracht, 850 m away from the attraction.
  • By Car: Drive down the S100 route from Oude Kerk attraction. It is 6 km away and will take around 25-30 minutes away, depending on the traffic conditions.
    Closest parking spot: ParkBee Amsterdam Marriott Hotel car parking is the closest available (700 m away).
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  • House of Bols has restrooms within its premises.
  • Guests can store their bags and coats in the cloakroom.
  • There is free Wi-Fi at the museum.
  • You can get gifts and souvenirs from the House of Bols gift shop.
  • Audio guides are available in 5 languages: English, French, Dutch, Spanish and German.
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  • The House of Bols offers wheelchair accessibility throughout the attraction.
  • Elevators can be used to access all the floors at the House of Bols.
  • Portable ramps are also available.
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  • Admittance is restricted to individuals under the age of 18.
  • Please respect your slot timings and reach the attraction early for hassle-free entrance.
  • Smoking may be prohibited within the premises.
  • Certain areas may require visitors to maintain a quieter atmosphere.
  • Guests may be prohibited from bringing outside food or beverages.
  • Visitors are expected to behave respectfully towards staff and fellow patrons.
  • Adhere to any posted safety instructions and emergency procedures.
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Luxury: Conservatorium Hotel (160 m), Pulitzer Amsterdam (2.3 km), Hotel Okura Amsterdam (2.4 km)

Mid-budget: Hotel JL No76 (190 m), Hotel Roemer (700 m), Hotel Catalonia Vondel Amsterdam (750 m)

Low-budget: Hotel Aalders (180 m), Hotel Abba (800 m), Hotel Titus (950 m)

Visitor Tips

  • Save time by booking tickets online to avoid long queues.
  • Consider participating in a mixology workshop for a hands-on experience.
  • Ensure compliance with age restrictions for alcoholic tastings.
  • Plan approximately 1-2 hours to have a luxurious experience at the attraction.
  • Opt for weekdays and non-peak hours for a more relaxed experience.
  • Explore the gift shop for exclusive Bols products as memorable souvenirs.

Frequently Asked Questions About House of Bols

What is House of Bols?

House of Bols is a distillery museum in Amsterdam that showcases the history of Bols Genever and offers interactive exhibits and mixology experiences.

How much is a ticket to House of Bols?

The ticket for House of Bols starts from €32.5.

How to book tickets to the House of Bols?

Book tickets online through the official website for convenience and to secure preferred time slots.

Why should I book House of Bols tickets online?

Online booking saves time, offers convenience, and may include exclusive discounts or promotions.

What do House of Bols tickets include?

The House of Bols tickets include entry to the attraction, an audio guide in five languages, one cocktail of your choice at Mirror Bar, and an allowance to craft two cocktails during the workshop.

What is the cancelation policy for House of Bols tickets?

You can cancel House of Bols tickets 24 hours before the beginning of the experience and get a full refund.

How long has the House of Bols experience been for?

The House of Bols tour is around 1.5 hours long.

What are the opening hours of House of Bols?

The House of Bols opens from 1 PM to 6:30 PM (Sunday to Thursday) and 1 PM to 9 PM (Friday and Saturday).

Where is the House of Bols located?

The House of Bols is located at Paulus Potterstraat 12 14 16, 1071 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands.

What are some of the highlights of House of Bols?

Highlights include the Mirror Bar, D.I.Y. Bar, Shake it Up Workshops, and historical exhibits like the Genever Room.

How to reach the House of Bols?

You can reach the House of Bols by public transportation like a tram or metro. You can also drive to reach the House of Bols.

In what languages is the audio guide at House of Bols available?

The audio guide is available in English, Spanish, Dutch, German and French.

Is House of Bols wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the House of Bols is wheelchair accessible for visitors.

What is the age restriction for guests at the House of Bols?

Only individuals above 18 can enter the House of Bols premises.

Is it worth visiting the House of Bols Experience?

It offers a unique blend of history, interactive exhibits, and mixology experiences, making it a worthwhile visit for spirit enthusiasts and history buffs.