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Visit the House of Bols and embark on a spectacular journey through flavours, aromas, images, sound and film. The tour incorporates the Hall of Taste, where you will discover all 38 Bols liqueurs and how they are made, the Delfts blue room, the World of Cocktails ‘club’ and the mysterious Bols Genever Room.

The tour ends in the revolutionary Mirror Bar, where bartenders mix your preferred Bols Genever and liqueur cocktail before your very eyes.

As winner of the Dutch Design Award for Best Exhibition and Experience, House of Bols is proving that heritage and history mix perfectly with innovation and contemporary design.

House of Bols is located in the famous Museum Quarter of Amsterdam, right across the Van Gogh Museum and next to the Rijksmuseum.
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House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience
Book a ticket in advance for admission to the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience, situated on the Museumplein, or museum quarter, in Amsterdam. This innovative attraction provides interactive exhibits about Holland’s oldest spirit brands: Bols and Genever, the Dutch equivalent of gin. Take a self-guided tour through the Hall of Taste, the World of Cocktails and the Bols Genever Room before you sidle up to the Mirror Bar to watch mixologists shake up that perfect drink.
  • Admission to the House of Bols in Amsterdam
  • Enjoy interactive exhibits at the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience
  • Learn about the oldest spirit brands in the Netherlands
  • Order a cocktail from an expert mixologist at the Mirror Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Really interesting history of genever

This is a self guided tour but is really interesting with lots of sights and smells to engage you. But the best bit was the cocktail bar at the very end, the girls behind the bar were very talented and could make you anything you...More

Thank Kernowanya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
What a treat

It was really easy to find the House of Bols, not too far from the Rijksmuseum. We really enjoyed the museum and learnt a lot about the origins of gin and genever. The taste experience was so strange but it really made sense, what they...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group enjoyed the whole experience. All the staff were helpful, friendly and happy. Couldn't have spent our evening a better way. The tasting session is a must!

Thank cirisro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun experience

It is worth a stop if you have a free hour or so it’s right across the street from the Van Gogh Museum. Audio tour is helpful but it is sometimes hard to connect at various stations. I didn’t enjoy the sensory booth and would...More

Thank PattiM1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
House of Bols

Fantastic little tour, finished with a cocktails of our choosing (1 included in price with option to buy more). Would definitely recommend.

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Response from Kevin R | Reviewed this property |
€16 per person this includes the self guided tour and two cocktails of your choice at the end. Good value considering cocktails are priced at €5 each when bought separately. We went for the €19 per person option with the... More
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