Bier & Oktoberfest Museum

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The Bier & Oktoberfest Museum is located in a historical building in the centre of Munich. The museum documents the history of the Oktoberfest and brewing traditions of Bavaria. Various exhibits include a collection of Maßkrugs from the first few Oktoberfest events, written displays on historical events, drawings, photos and various beer and brewery related memorabilia and artifacts.

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Various sections are divided between floor levels in this narrow inner-city building, which is one of the oldest and fully restored buildings in the area. On the top floor, a small cinema runs an ongoing documentary about how the Bavarian beer making tradition has evolved from its beginning of small farm and monastery brewery operations to the present day worldwide export industry dominated primarely by six major breweries of Munich. On the ground floor there is a restaurant, bar and a small beer cellar.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday between 1pm and 6pm. The restaurant and bar is open until midnight. Museum, restaurant and bar are all closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Bier & Oktoberfest Museum
Sterneckerstr. 2
80331 Munich

Tel: +49 (0)89 2423 1607
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