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House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience

House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience

Museum and Cocktail Bar
Museumkwartier, Amsterdam
  • Thomas v.
    "Cocktail workshops are awesome"(2 Tips)
    Lance L.
    "Really cool tour and excellent drinks at the end."(9 Tips)
    Eunice B.
    "Ladies, go here on Friday! 5 euro discount on entrance."(7 Tips)
    Christina S.
    "chocolate martini"(2 Tips)
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  • Sinead D.
    Amazing cocktails, great experience and lovely staff. And its not too busy
  • Sonia S.
    Sonia SuMay 17
    An odd but decent place to kill time if you don't want to wait in the long lines across the street for Van Gogh
  • Larisa G.
    Pretty much an hour-long commercial for Bols, but not a bad way to kill some time.
  • Adelia C.
    Fun & silly way to spend an hour. Ask to taste the genever at the end of the tour!
  • Ken A.
    Great fun with friends. Activities for all the senses. Smell testing, tasting and lighting show. Make-your-own cocktail included in the price. Good value
  • Dani S.
    Dani SMarch 1
    Awesome experience!! Highly recommend, best cocktails I've had
  • DJ C.
    DJ CFebruary 12
    If you're an appletini person you'll probably enjoy this. If you are an old fashioned, Martini, or craft beer person, you can still have fun here but it won't be what you're hoping for
  • Thomas v.
    Tour is a little boring. Cocktail workshops are awesome
  • Ann Marie E.
    Ann Marie EllisonOctober 9, 2016
    I totally love this place, there have various to smell what you think is, and love the color like rainbow! Love it! Worth to go!
  • Artyom F.
    Artyom FedosovJuly 29, 2016
    Completely not typical bar visiting experience. In a good way, of course.
  • Stefanie L.
    Stefanie LadanghApril 25, 2016
    Cocktails and the workshop is awesome. Tip: book in advance. 🗓
  • John B.
    John BarnhamApril 1, 2016
    It's a fun place, really liked the blind smell test. The cocktails are mixed by pro's and at 5€ a pop, it must be the best value in Amsterdam.
  • Seda A.
    Seda AtılganNovember 30, 2015
    Nice presentation!
  • Chris P.
    Chris PlierNovember 25, 2015
    Nice informative tour. Go at your own pace. Ending with cocktails :)
  • Akinna T.
    Akinna TvrBrtschNovember 13, 2015
    The museum is very small but the "smell-room" was fun.. the free cocktail was horrible for my taste (not much variety to chose) but we had a few shots of different drinks which were really nice :)
  • Makis M.
    Makis M.November 11, 2015
    Friendly staff. Interesting experience and nice cocktails.
  • Shaun W.
    Shaun WestonOctober 21, 2015
    Short, but sweet interactive tour of a surprisingly historic brand. Tickets are €13 online and includes entry, a free cocktail and a couple of tasters. Extra cocktails are only a fiver each.
  • Hop Hey L.
    Hop Hey LalaleyOctober 11, 2015
    Funny to visit) was surprised what a big story has Bols. Cocktails are great, talk to the barmen)
  • Elyse E.
    Elyse EstradaAugust 12, 2015
    Get a Dutch & Stormy. It's so good and strong but doesn't taste strong. You now have a nice little buzz to go back to the rainbow room and take a ton of photos, do a kartwheel, it's your world.
  • Albrecht
    AlbrechtJune 4, 2015
    One of the oldest distilled brand in the world! Give it a go and enjoy a lovely cocktail at the end!
  • Lisette N.
    Lisette NApril 7, 2015
    Omg, loved this. Go through the museum as quick or slow as you want but get that cocktail! Bartenders are really great and friendly!
  • Jiexi C.
    Jiexi CaoMarch 29, 2015
    Lots of fun! Small museum but interesting stuff. The bartenders are cool
  • B K.
    B KMarch 1, 2015
    Cocteyls and flavours are really good. Great place and lots of fun. Check its website for visiting hours and days of discounted enterence fee.
  • Jeroen D.
    Jeroen D'haeseFebruary 16, 2015
    Loved it! Cocktails for €5!
  • Hilde K.
    Hilde KindtNovember 1, 2014
  • Lance L.
    Lance LacoffOctober 5, 2014
    Really cool tour and excellent drinks at the end. Genever is very enjoyable
  • Cass C.
    Cass COctober 2, 2014
    Go on Friday for the discounted ticket price, otherwise it's not really worth it
  • Nat P.
    Nat PAugust 23, 2014
    Alternative night-out, lots of bols to try ;)
  • Pieter B.
    Pieter BraeckeveltJanuary 11, 2014
    Nice modern museum, suuuperfriendly staff! Great cocktails, shots, .. Loved it!
  • Sira S.
    Sira SilvaDecember 16, 2013
  • Kayon C.
    Kayon CoxSeptember 9, 2013
    Melvin the bartender is a must
  • Philipp D.
    Philipp DobujinskyAugust 25, 2013
    Kinda meh museum but goddamn great cocktails.
  • Эдуард
    ЭдуардAugust 7, 2013
    Good cocktails, bad museum )))
  • Yokidoki
    YokidokiJuly 28, 2013
    I Love Bols!
  • Kelly Ann G.
    Kelly Ann GonzalesJuly 15, 2013
    Best alcohol I've ever had. Lovely. Really lovely. IMPORT MORE TO USA PLEASEEEE.
  • Glen G.
    Glen GrimaJune 20, 2013
    Great cocktails!
  • Ksyasya T.
    Ksyasya TJune 17, 2013
    Ticket sales close 30 min before closing time
  • Ozlem U.
    Ozlem UstJune 12, 2013
    if you have time you can go.if you check in before you got ticket show it than you can have %15 discount.also you shoul try the video room before leaving for memories.)
  • Joao P.
    Joao PereiraMay 2, 2013
    It worth every cent you pay for the visit , plus you get a cocktail and a couple of shots with the tour.
  • Yanita
    YanitaMarch 30, 2013
    Mmm good cocktails at the end;)
  • Christina S.
    Christina ShumelovaNovember 9, 2012
    House of Bols is a must see in Amsterdam!! Try a chocolate martini there!
  • Joe H.
    Joe HughesOctober 29, 2012
    Kind of cheesy and thin; at least I got a discount with my checkin. Don't lose your drink tickets!
  • Bruna D.
    Bruna DinizAugust 22, 2012
    Taste, smell and touch in house of Bols after that you gonna change your knowledge about cocktail's world
  • Taylor O.
    Taylor O'NealMay 22, 2012
    Student discount > Yelp Check-In Discount
  • Joe W.
    Joe W.March 13, 2012
    Friday, possibly just Friday night, you only pay 7.50 including a cocktail and two shots of Bols!
  • cal m.
    cal mcmanusFebruary 27, 2012
    Looking forward to it!
    DHR.comJanuary 17, 2012
    Devoted to the world of cocktails and the brand of Bols Amsterdam 157, this is an amazing place to learn more about different cocktail mixes. Shots also await visitors at the end of the tour.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithDecember 29, 2011
    Grab a bottle of the yogurt flavored.
  • Iain M.
    Iain MacraeOctober 17, 2011
    Try the Original Collins
  • Fred N.
    Fred NixOctober 15, 2011
    Get drinks and stuff
  • Saurabh G.
    Saurabh GargSeptember 27, 2011
    The cocktail workshop is worth the money to get in. Read more
  • Eunice B.
    Eunice BangunSeptember 15, 2011
    Ladies, go here on Friday! 5 euro discount on entrance. Enjoy one delicious cocktail and two shots for the price!
  • Stayokay
    StayokaySeptember 6, 2011
    Try Jenever!
  • Tango🌪
    Tango🌪August 29, 2011
    My - green peppermint!;)
  • Y M.
    Y MAugust 29, 2011
    My favorite is Chery Brandy;)
  • Tango🌪
    Tango🌪August 28, 2011
    Free WiFi without pwrd.
  • Hostelling International
    Walk along the canals and have a cocktail at the House of Bols (worth the euros!) - Roona, (England & Wales)
  • Derk D.
    Derk DoijerJanuary 10, 2011
    Fun tour and surprisingly good cocktails. Try the Capinevra or the Pomegranate Collins
  • Yuri v.
    Yuri van BerkelDecember 30, 2010
    Nice place for a cocktail (or 2) :-)
  • Pom-Pomme
    Pom-PommeJuly 12, 2010
    Uber cool museum with excellent cocktails
  • Geert F.
    Geert FaberDecember 28, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to the House of Bols and experience the world of Genever and Cocktails. Especially the cocktails in the mirrorbar are great! Read more
  • Jaap d.
    Jaap den DulkOctober 20, 2009
    Great start of a night. Do the tour, touch and smell. End up in the Mirror Bar, drinking a Holland House Read more
  • Dmitriy B.
    Погружение в мир Bols
  • Niels C.
    Een klein museum (+/- 1uur) maar leuk gemaakt en met achteraf een zelfgemaakte cocktail voor de bezoeker. Ideaal om dan nadien een restaurantje mee te pikken.
  • Cmr
    CmrOctober 7, 2016
    Tek olayı içeride kokteyl ikram edilmesi. Müze kısmında pek bir atraksiyon yok. Strawberry cheesecake kokteyli başarılıydı.
  • Mark D.
    Mark Diekmann-LangeJanuary 3, 2016
    Kleines aber toll gemachtes Museum und sehr interessant
  • Anna K.
    Anna Kh.October 11, 2015
    Музей тухляк полный!а вот когда подходишь бару все меняется!коктейли вкусные и пьяные,последующие за свой счет за 5 €.
  • Julia V.
    Julia VidritsMay 3, 2015
    Интересная идея для пятничного вечера, можно продегустировать весьма вкусные и экзотичные коктейли и шоты, и уже подшофе взять пару бутылочек домой) очень вкусный ликер со вкусом йогурта и личи
  • Marga V.
    Marga ValenzuelaMarch 15, 2015
    El "tour" es súper corto, no como el de la Heineken. Pero la gracia es que es más barato tomarse los tragos que vienen incluidos, a cualquier trago en un bar de Ams.
  • Lubov V.
    Lubov VerberNovember 10, 2014
    Отличное место! Стильный музей. Прикольные тесты на вкус. Дорога сюда тем, кто любит коктейли. За 5€ 1 коктейль, но это сейчас спец предложение, обычно 6,5€, всё равно не дорого.
  • Sitki Cagdas I.
    Sitki Cagdas InamOctober 24, 2014
    Binbir çeşit aromayı önce koklayarak tanımak, sonra da bu aromaları içeren kokteyllerden seçim yaparak tatlarını deneyimlemek... Mutlaka Amsterdam'a gelinirse uğranılması gereken bir mekan.
  • Cami H.
    Cami HeitzOctober 18, 2014
    Museo medio insulso. Muy bueno el bar y los cocktails. Hay degustacion de licores.
  • Safak K.
    Safak KucukyaziciSeptember 26, 2014
    Dutch'n stormy denenmeli!!
  • Ulisses @ M.
    Ulisses @ MSeptember 25, 2014
    O horário de fechar varia muito com a época do ano.
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KußAugust 24, 2014
    Total leckere & günstige Cocktails.
  • Roman K.
    Roman KhamidullovJuly 20, 2012
    В нашей стране, музей подобного типа мог бы стать местом для паломничества
  • Tango🌪
    Tango🌪August 28, 2011
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