Discover the secrets of brewery craft in the premises of the foremost Polish producer of beer – Tyskie Browary Książęce. Explore 400 years of brewing tradition behind the door of an industrial jewel of architecture, where heritage takes on a modern form. Taste Silesia.
Visit an exhibition devoted to the art of brewery, held in a Tychy-based museum located at the presently-operating brewing plant. See, touch and taste the artefacts related to the history of the most outstanding beerhouse of Silesia while taking a tour throughout this utterly modern exhibition, placed inside a facility of historic value.
A standard tour encompassing the Tyskie Brovarium museum requires 2,5 to 3 hours to explore all that it offers. Open from Monday to Saturday, it welcomes its visitors inside an awarded and meticulously restored industrial building which was erected in 1902 and would formerly serve as an Evangelical chapel. Hailed one of the seven wonders of Silesian Architecture, the building hosts a fascinating exhibition of brewery-related accessories, such as gigantic barrels (including an interactive one its guests may enter), various designs of bottles and labels, beer pouring tools, corks, backs and other artefacts of Silesian beer culture. Tyskie Brovarium is a thoroughly modern museum, offering a multimedia-based display of its extensive collection that suits the needs of virtually every visitor, as accompanied by a competent guide representing the brewing factory.
Investigating the process of brewing beer, exploring the past of the plant and viewing a 3D film covering the changes that have affected the brewing tradition of the region will make every guest a brewing expert. Tasting the local beer in a pub at Tyskie Brovarium, with the newly adopted perspective in sight, surely complements this highly instructive tour. During summertime, guests may participate in special events that include historical reconstructions of the operation of the plant. Plenty of useful souvenirs available for purchase in the nearby shop will definitely bring back the memories collected in Tyskie Brovarium for a long time to come.
In order to visit the brewing museum, guests need to arrive in Tychy – the "beer head" city of Polish brewery industry, located in Silesia (one and a half an hour of a drive from Krakow). What is particularly worth knowing, Silesians have always been known as beer connoisseurs which is definitely a distinctive trait of theirs on the Polish grounds.
If you are interested in discovering the secrets of beercraft in Tyskie Brovarium, like thousands of tourists do every day, contact us with no hesitation – we will arrange the trip for you, regardless of the place of your stay!