Reserve your tickets now for the House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience. Enjoy a unique, interactive experience in the glamorous world of cocktails, liqueurs, bartending, and the Dutch spirit, genever, on the Museumplein in Amsterdam.
What to Expect
At the House of Bols you’ll learn about the history of Lucas Bols, the world’s oldest distilled spirit brand, which has been making liqueurs in Amsterdam since 1575! You’ll also discover Bols Genever, Holland’s rediscovered cocktail spirit, which dates back to 1820.
On this 90-minute visit, the House of Bols will take you on a spectacular journey that incorporates flavors, aromas, images, sound, and film. The self-guided tour includes the Hall of Taste, where you’ll find all 38 Bols liqueurs, the Delft Blue Room, the World of Cocktails Club, and the Bols Genever Room.
Your self-guided tour ends in the revolutionary Mirror Bar, where bartenders will mix your preferred Bols Genever and liqueur cocktail before your very eyes. If you’d like to learn the art of flair bartending you 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 EUR 5.00.
As the winner of the Dutch Design Award for Best Exhibition and Experience, the House of Bols is proving that heritage and history mix perfectly with innovation and contemporary design.
The House of Bols is located in Amsterdam’s famous Museum Quarter, across from the Van Gogh Museum and next to the Rijksmuseum.
- Audio guide
- 1 cocktail (alcoholic or alcohol-free)
What's Not Included
- Guide (available on request)
- 2nd cocktail (EUR 5)
House of Bols, across from the Van Gogh Museum. Paulus Potterstraat 14, 1071 CZ Amsterdam
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Know Before You Go
The minimum age for a visit to the House of Bols is 18 years.
Please note that this is a self-guided tour. A guided tour is available on request.
Delicious alcohol-free cocktails are also served for anyone who prefers not to drink alcohol. Please ask the bartenders.