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National Brewery Centre
PO Box 220
Tel : +44 01283 532 880
The ‘Brewing Experience’ at the NBC incorporates large elements of the original Bass Museum. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing – the real life experiences and stories of the people who helped to build Burton’s world-renowned brewing reputation.
Tours start with a holographic- style presentation of the history of brewing, then our experienced guides take visitors through each step of the brewing process and explain the fascinating roles that the steam engines and vintage vehicles on show played in the development of the industry. The William Worthington micro-brewery brings the tour up to the present day – with the chance to sample some great local ales brewed on site! Every day, from April to September, our Shire horses will be on site and customers can even enjoy a dray ride!
Specialist guided group tours of the Centre and the modern Molson Coors Brewery next door are also available – and can be combined with superb Beer and Food Matching lunches or dinners
A great range of special events are also staged throughout the year.
The National Brewery Centre is also a unique location for corporate functions or weddings. The listed Victorian buildings provide an impressive setting for any event. The historic environment is perfectly complemented by the range of function rooms available, ranging from character suites for 50 up to our impressive 350 seated capacity marquee. Our experienced event organisers and catering team can deliver to the most exacting requirements.
1). From The North West - M6 south to J15. A500 to Stoke-on-Trent. A50 to Derby, Nottingham. A38 to Burton upon Trent & Birmingham. 2.5 miles turn off for A5121 Burton North & Stretton. ,3rd roundabout turn left. After the traffic lights stay in right lane. Before the next traffic lights turn right into The National Brewery Centre.
2).From The North East- M1 South to J24A. A50 to Stoke on Trent. 13 miles to A38 South. A38 to Burton upon Trent & Birmingham. 2.5 miles turn off for A5121 Burton North & Stretton. 3rd roundabout turn left. After the traffic lights stay in right lane. Before the next traffic lights Turn right into the National Brewery Centre
3). From The South West - M1 South to J24A. A50 to Stoke on Trent. 13 miles to A38 South. A38 to Burton upon Trent & Birmingham. 2.5 miles turn off for A5121 Burton North & Stretton. 3rd roundabout turn left. After the traffic lights stay in right lane. Before the next traffic lights turn right into the National Brewery Centre
4). From The South East - M1 North to J22. A511 to Burton upon Trent, Coalville, Ashby. 17 miles to Burton upon Trent A511. On entering Burton cross the River Trent. Cross 3 sets of traffic lights. Turn left into the National Brewery Centre
By Public Transport
FROM THE RAILWAY STATION
Turn right into Station Street to the junction of Guild Street and Station Street (1/4 mile). Turn left into Guild Street to the T-junction of Horninglow Street and Guild Street (1/4 mile). Turn left into Horninglow Street. Turn left into The National Brewery Centre (approximately 10 minutes walking).
National Brewery Centre facilities include:
- Dogs restrictions
- First aid facilities
- In town/city centre
- Indoor event/attraction
- Of historic, literary or architectural interest
- Smoking not permitted
- Guided tours available for groups
- Suitable for families
- Suitable for young children
- Euros accepted
- Group discounts available (min group size)
- Maestro accepted
- Visa accepted
- Groups accepted
National Brewery Centre accessibility includes:
- Audible alarm system
- Designated parking within about 50 metres of main entrance
- Flat route with no steps from parking area to entrance
- Handrail by steps
- Information available in audio format
- Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
- Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
- Level access, ramp or lift to cafeteria
- Level access, ramp or lift to gift shop
- Level access, ramp or lift to information point
- Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant
- Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Contact - National Brewery Centre
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