No trip to Qingdao is complete without visiting the Qingdao Beer Museum. In Aug 1903, China’s first beer factory was built with the help of European technology. Tsingtao Brewery thus was born and developed into a world-famous manufacturing enterprise special in Qingdao Beer production.
At present, the company owns 55 beer factories and malt factories in over 18 cities and provinces in China.
The Qindao Beer Museum is situated at No. 56 Dengzhou Road and has become the pride of local people.
The Museum is a two-storey red building, and is one of the few typical Gothic constructions within the city. In the museum, there are old photographs which showcase the samples of Qingdao beer from different eras. There are also four huge copper brewing vessels that were manufactured in Germany and were in use until their decommissioning in 1995.
Historical artifacts donated by the descendants of both German and Japanese staff can also be seen in this museum.
The first floor of this multi-functional space can accommodate up to 100 visitors, providing both wine-tasting and shopping opportunities. Visitors an also sample the various freshly brewed beers and buy a great variety of souvenirs.