Welcome to the Museum of Beer and Brewing

The Museum of Beer & Brewing is a not-for-profit organization working to build a museum (both virtual and physical) to preserve and display the proud history of beer and brewing throughout the world; the science, art, architecture and traditions that have shaped our culture for thousands of years.

Featured Events


This annual event is named in honor of one of the Museum of Beer & Brewing's founding fathers.  The Karl Strauss award is given out annually to a person or organization who has contributed substantially to the beer and brewing industry.

The 2017 honorees are Dan and Deb Carey and their brewery, the New Glarus Brewing Company.

The event will be held on September 17th, 2017 at 5:00 PM at:

The Wisconsin Club
900 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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A partnership has begun between Old World Wisconsin and the Museum of Beer & Brewing, teaching the process of brewing beer, from growing the ingredients to fermentation, done the same way as the 19th-century brewmasters.
Historic Brewing Demonstration Dates and Featured Breweries at Old World Wisconsin for 2017

May 20 - Lakefront Brewing Company

June 3 - Miller Brewing Company

June 7 - The Explorium Brewpub

July 1 - Karben 4 Brewing

July 4 - The Explorium Brewpub

July 15 - Ale Asylum Brewery

August 5 - Capital Brewery

August 19 - Milwaukee Brewing Company

September 2 - Delafield Brewhaus

September 16 - MobCraft Beer Brewing

October 7 - Sprecher Brewing Company

Board of Directors' Meeting
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location To Be Announced
Closed meeting for board members only
To further this mission, the Museum of Beer & Brewing the founders envision the creation of an organization that will preserve and showcase the history of beer and the brewing industry throughout the centuries for the benefit, enjoyment and education of the public. The museum will strive for the support of all beer, brewing, and related organizations and the public.