National Museum of Brewing Art and Tannery Museum

The National Museum of Brewing Art traces the traditional brewing past of Luxembourg. Housed in the former stables of Château de Wiltz (northern Luxembourg), visitors will be able to see in this Museum the permanent exhibition of 6000 years of history of beer making in Luxembourg. Beer is indeed one of the traditional culinary specialties of Luxembourg.

Interactive display cases, beer advertising items, rare pieces from the brewing world, Villeroy & Boch earthenware flowtanks, old counters, precious beer glasses …

A micro-brewery makes it possible to follow the different stages of beer production: grain molding, brewing techniques, fermentation and storage. It is one of the smallest brewery in the world.  Possibility to attend one-day beer brewing courses with a brewmaster.

Visits with or without audio guide. Guided tour and beer tasting on request.

Also discover the historic “Jhang Primus” bistro with a 19th century atmosphere, decorated with historical objects including a colorful wooden Gambrinus (symbol of beer brewers).

The Museum of Tannery traces the art of tanners in the old tanneries of Wiltz, another traditional production of the city where leather was worked since the 17th century. The last tannery “Ideal Leder” closed its doors in 1961.

Opening hours :
Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00
July and August: 9:00 to 18:00

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