Visitor information

Opening times

In the past period when the beer museum had to close its doors due to corona measures, we gave the museum a new look.

From Friday 01-04-2022 we welcome you to our completely renovated Beer Museum!

During your visit we take you, both inside and outside the museum, into the history of beer. Every visitor or group receives a map with a historic brewery walk through the center of Alkmaar. †

Tickets can be purchased on site in the museum.

Entry fees (per person)

Museum entrance + breweries walk€9,50
Children up to 12 years free entrance 
Museum entrance + breweries walk + tasting€17,00
Museum entrance + Guided tour **€17,00
Museum entrance + Guided tour + tasting **€24,50
Tasting (two different beers)€7,50
** Guided tour maximum of 15 people - reservation required. 
Reservations can be made during opening hours in the museum or by telephone. You can find the number at the bottom of this page. 

Opening hours

Thursday13:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
(Outside the opening days you can book for groups) 

How to get there

By foot: 12 minutes’ walk from Alkmaar Station.

By bus: line 10 (direction Oudorp), 160 or 162 (direction Heerhugowaard), 123 (direction De Rijp) or 219 (direction Purmerend) and get off at the Kanaalkade stop.

Parking: Karperton parking garage on the Dijk, situated 150 metres from the museum.

Beer museum ’De Boom’ - building

Visitor information:
Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom
Houttil 1
1811 JL Alkmaar
Tel: +31 (0)6-14 66 31 32
(Only for reservations with more than 15 people)

Biermuseum alkmaar kaart


The museum is accessible to wheelchair users. Lift available on request.

Museum store

 Beer glasses and other souvenirs are on sale in the museum shop.