Brandies museum

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Musée des Eaux de Vie
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85 Rue du Général Dufieux
68650 LapoutroieLocate
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Discover all the secrets of the production of spirits in Lapoutroie! Former post office of the 18th century, this museum houses a unique collection in the world of some 300 bottles of liqueurs and brandies made in France in the 1950s. Lovers of liquors and spirits will learn:

- The history of their favorite drinks.

- Their mode of manufacture.

- How to consume them and the influence of History on this production following the separation of Church and State in France.

- The role of absinthe in colonial conquests, without forgetting the relationship between alcohol and artists, the army, medicine ... 

A museum that looks like an alchemist's laboratory and you shouldn't hesitate to walk through the door. If you cannot get around, an online store is available on the website. Screen reader compatibility is enabled.

- Arts et traditions populaires
- Ethnography
- Science and technology
In the town/village centre
Type of visits
- Free visit
- Guided tour for individuals with reservation
Duration of the visit
Services for individuals
free tasting
Opening, proposed sales service (after lockdown) and modalities
  • Ouvert au public
Protective measures
  • le prestataire déclare respecter les protocoles sanitaires
  • Parking gratuit pour voitures
  • Parking autocars
Disabled accessAnimals accepted
Availability and opening
Opening times
9 am to 12 pm and 2 to 6 pm. Closed on 25th December. Groups on appointment.
Opening period(s)
Methods of payment
- Credit card
- Cash
Situated in the mountain
Starting city :
Resort Barrière
Jardin des Papillons
Carrefour Express
Les Remparts de Riquewihr
Le Clos des Sources
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