A. Le Coq Beer Museum

Tartu, Estonia

Tartu is the birthplace of Estonian beer industry and has been a beer town for nearly a thousand years. In order to perpetuate the history of industrial brewing, the Beer Museum was opened on July 1, 2003. The Beer Museum is located on the territory of A. Le Coq in a malt tower, built in 1898. The museum is located on six floors and the total number of exhibits amounts to approximately 2000. The exhibition explains brewing traditions worldwide and in Estonia, starting from the ancient Egyptian beer culture until the present times. You can see both, the homebrew making tools and old industrial beer equipment.

Naturally, the museum also includes beer corks, bottles, jars and barrels. The museum exhibits speak of the students’ beer-drinking traditions; we have also displayed the prizes and awards from various global exhibitions. All museum visits are concluded in the museum pub, where the visitors have a chance to taste drinks produced by A. Le Coq. Upon special request, tours can be arranged to the production facilities.

Reference: A. Le Coq Brewery

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Founded: 2003
Category: Museums in Estonia
Historical period: New Independency (Estonia)

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www.alecoq.ee

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Veiko Heinalo (2 years ago)
More beer shop,good.
Раиса Кирюхина (2 years ago)
Прекрасный музей, отличный гид, отвечал на все появившиеся вопросы. В конце экскурсии дегустация - опять же гид посоветовал, что можно выбрать. И хороший магазин сувениров при музее.
Ari Salakka (3 years ago)
KOKEMISEN ARVOINEN PAIKKA JA LOPUKSI MAISTIAISET !!!
Kristine Jasulovica (3 years ago)
Very interesting and exciting place
Siim Läänelaid (3 years ago)
Unique facility, good tour.
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