Welcome to the Museum of Beer and Brewing

Mission: To preserve and display the proud history of beer and brewing
throughout the world and particularly in North America.
Vision: The Museum of Beer and Brewing is the premier museum that:
Presents the evolution of beer and brewing
Offers an interactive experience to visitors
Provides educational resources
Recognizes regional roles in brewing history
Collaborates with interested partners to further our mission.


 ... Read the 2020 SUMMER Edition of the Museum of Beer & Brewing Newsletter


Old World Wisconsin is offering in-person reservation based special programs!  The Store will be closed for 2020. Visit the website for additional information regarding reservations and guidelines for visiting Old World Wisconsinn during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Go To Old World Wisconsin Web Site

The HIstoric Brewing demonstrations are currently paused for 2020.

Historic Brewing Demonstration at Old World Wisconsin

Old World Wisconsin Web Site

Featured Web Pages for August


Brew City Beer Gear

Westallion Brewing Company

A little history from the MBB Museum Art pages:

Brewing Beer in Babylon 4200 BC

Beer Brewed by Ossetian Tribes 18th Century

17th Century William Penn Brewing in America

Breweries, Beer and Bars in Wisconsin History - Image Gallery Essay

Pioneer Lager Beer, bottled by De Pere Brewing Corporation, 1933 ~ From German Homebrews to Big Business ~

A presentation from The Wisconsin Historical Society... Go HERE

Bill Steiger and the Bathtub Beer Bill

A little history behind the legalization of homebrewing in America from the Oshkosh Beer blog.   Check out the Oshkosh, Wisconsin Breweries HERE!

Touring Wisconsin's Craft Breweries

This article from TravelWisconsin.com provides an entertaining list of Southern and Northern brewerys and brewpubs for day trips which include addtional sites of interest to explore ... TRAVEL HERE

Check out the LINKS for:

Milwaukee Breweries;

Collector Associations;

Brewers Associations;

Beer Websites;

Home Breweries;

Wisconsin Breweries,

Places and Publications - GO TO LINKS.

Try your hand at brewing your own beer ... get at jump start with a tutorial from the American Home Brewers Association on the HOW to BREW page.

Museum of Beer and Brewing and Old World Wisconsin Partnership

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.

Check out the story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel!

Interesting list of Historical Milestones in American Brewing from 1587 to 2001 published on BeerAdvocate.com.

Be sure to 'Like' us on Facebook!!!

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.
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