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National Brewery Centre


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!

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.

Description of Facilities

Toilets, baby changing, gift shop and picnic area.

Disabled Facilities:

Designated parking, access around site and toilets.

Loads to see and do key

Accepts Credit Cards Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking Car Parking
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Children's Play Area Children's Play Area
Coach Parking Coach Parking
Conference Facilities Conference Facilities
Disabled Parking Disabled Parking
Disabled Toilets Disabled Toilets
Educational Activities Educational Activities
Gift Shop Gift Shop
Licenced Licenced
Licensed for Weddings Licensed for Weddings
Open All Year Open All Year
Toilets Toilets
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Upcoming Events

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Christmas Party Nights
04 December 2015 to 19 December 2015
20:00 to 23:30

Join us at one of our fantastic Christmas party nights. Great for couples, groups or the office party! A superb 4 course meal, DJ and disco . This year parties will be held on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th, Thursday 10th, Friday 11th Saturday 12th and Saturday 19th of December.

Tickets £29.95 (£25.95 for 10th December) All the events will be held in our heated and festively dressed marquee which has a fitted dance floor and can accommodate up to 250 guests. After you have made your initial booking with us - we will e-mail or send you a menu choice form to complete and return to us. Parties of 10 will be seated at their own table. Couples or groups of less than 10 will be seated at a shared table of ten. Please call 01283 532 880 to make your booking. Dance the night away with our DJ and enjoy the late night bar and live entertainment

Christmas Comedy and Curry Night
18 December 2015
19:00 to 23:00

Join us on Friday 18th December for our annual Christmas Comedy and Curry Night. This event will be held in our permanent heated marquee. Book early as this event sold out last year! Four Comedians and a Compere to entertain you!. Tickets are £17.95 to include a great curry buffet selection. Doors open 7.00pm. Food will be served 7.45pm - 8.15pm and show will start at 8.30pm.

Book on line now at or call 01283 532 880

New Year's Eve Gala Banquet and Dance
31 December 2015
20:00 to 00:30

Celebrate the New Year in style with our four course banquet and festive disco. Great for couples or groups. Tickets £34.95 per person. Doors open 7.30pm. Event starts at 8pm and ends at 12.30am Parties of 10 will be seated at their own table. Couples or groups of less than 10 will be seated at a shared table of ten. After you have made your initial booking we will send you a menu choice form to complete and return on behalf of your party.

To book please call 01283 532 880.


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Horninglow Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1NG

01283 532880

Opening times

National Brewery Centre, Daily (exept 25 & 26 December), 10am - 5pm


National Brewery Centre:
Adult: 8.95
Concession: 7.95
Child (age 3-16): 4.95
Family: 21.95 (up to 5 inc 2 adults)


Free car and coach parking.