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Throughout the years, many museums have opened that capture the history and culture of lambic. These museums have a wide variety of hours, some being open only a few days a year while others are located inside of breweries. The lambic visitor center is even visited along many of the bus routes during the Toer de Geuze. Visiting these locations can provide additional insight into current and closed breweries, brewing processes, and the history of equipment, farmhouse brewing, and the family businesses that have survived from generation to generation.

The following museums identified below have specific lambic focused areas. If you have photos or additional information from any of these that you would like to provide to the initiative, please contact Adam or Bill through the Submissions page.

Brussels Gueuze Museum

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Main Page: Brussels Gueuze Museum


Address: 56 rue Gheude, B-1070 Brussels

Opened in 1978 by Jean Pierre Van Roy, the Brussels Gueuze Museum (French: Musée bruxellois de la Gueuze, Dutch: Brussels Museum van de Geuze is housed within Cantillon. This 'living museum' allows visitors to tour the brewery, viewing current and vintage brewing equipment, historical documents, and traditional lambic beers. The tour is self guided, with guide books available in French, Dutch, or English.

Lambic Visitor Center ("De Lambiek")

Main Page: Lambic Visitor Center (Bezoekerscentrum "De Lambiek")


Address: Gemeenveldstraat 1, 1652 Alsemberg

De Lambiek provides a comprehensive history of lambic brewing as well as information about brewing processes, spontaneous fermentation, and lambic culture. The museum includes a 15 minute video, available in four languages, that further educates the visitor. Historic lambic brewerania is also on display throughout the museum.

Museum of Belgian Brewers

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Address: Grand Place 10, 1000 Brussels

The Museum of Belgian Brewers is located within the Grand Place in Brussels. It includes a full brewing setup for an 18th century Belgian brewery. From there it moves forward in time, all the way to discussing current brewing techniques and the science behind modern brewing.

Museum of Belgian Beers


Address: Rue de la gare 19, 5170 Lustin

The Museum of Belgian Beers houses a massive collection of more than 20,000 beers and 20,000 glasses as well as a wide variety of other memoriabilia. Many of the bottles and glasses in this collection cannot be found anywhere else.

Oud Beersel Museum


Address: Laarheidestraat 230, 1650 Beersel

The Oud Beersel Museum includes the old brewery installation, vintage barrel cleaning and other brewing equipment, old style brewing techniques and brewerania including publicity, glassware, stoempers, baskets, tire-bouchon. etc.

Schaerbeek Museum of Beer

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Main Page: Schaerbeek Museum of Beer


Address: Avenue Louis Bertrand 33-35, 1030 Schaerbeek

The museum offers a collection of over 1000 bottles a large number of which are accompanied by their companion glass. They also have a collection of old beer-making machines, coopers' tools, pub and beer signs, various publicity materials, and old documents from existing or defunct breweries. [1]

Timmermans Brewery Museum


Address: Kerkstraat 11, 1701 Dilbeek

While the Timmermans Brewery gives tours by appointment, they also have a museum at the brewery. As Timmermans has been brewing at that location since 1702, they have gathered a significant collection of historical artifacts related to lambic. Much of the brewing equipment still in use today also dates back 50+ years. The tours are guided and include tastings at the end.