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House of Bols: Cocktail & Genever Experience
Bols Bartending Academy

Paulus Potterstraat 14
1071 CZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Opening hours House of Bols*






Saturday (today)Closed**


* The House of Bols is closed on the 25th of December and the 1st of January

** The House of Bols is available for events on request

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I reach the House of Bols if I have questions or comments?

You can reach us at

Do I get a refund for my booked ticket?

You can send an email to for further queries.
Purchased tickets can always be changed to another date or timing.

What measures do you take for a safe visit?

Please take a look at to see what measures we take for a safe visit for you and our staff.


Drink awareness

Just like most producers and importers of distilled products, also Lucas Bols promotes drink awareness and campaigns against alcohol abuse.

Is the House of Bols Cocktail E Genever Experience accessible by wheelchair?

Yes, the House of Bols is wheelchair friendly and there is an elevator available if needed.

What are the opening hours of House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience?

House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience is open 7 days a week.

Sunday - Thursday 13:00 - 18:30
Friday 13:00 - 21:00
Saturday 13:00 - 21:00

The Mirror Bar closes 1 hour after closing ticket sales

Are baby's and children allowed?

The minimum age to visit the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience is 18 years, so baby's and children are not allowed inside.


What is the price of a ticket with the Iamsterdam card?

With the Iamsterdam Card the price of a ticket for the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience will cost only €11,25 p.p. incl. VAT.

Do we have to make a reservation if we are arriving with a group?

If you will be arriving with a group of 12 people or more, we kindly request you to make a reservation by sending an e-mail to the following address:

Is it possible to go to the Mirror Bar without taking the tour?

Unfortunately, it's not possible to go to the Mirror Bar without taking the tour. The House of Bols offers a very special Cocktail & Genever Experience, so you will enjoy your cocktails much more after you have taken the tour.

Are there guided tours in the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience?

The House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience is a self guided tour that you can do alone or with friends / family, at your own pace. Guided tours for groups with more than 8 persons, are possible upon request. We kindly request you to send an e-mail to

How long does the tour take?

The duration of the tour is approximately an hour.


Are the group activities private?

Yes, all of the activities available for groups are private.


What is Bols?

Bols is the world’s oldest distilled spirit brand, dating back to 1575, when the Bols family opened a small distillery in Amsterdam. Since then, we have mastered the selection of the right ingredients and our expertise and curiosity has led to the creation of hundreds of delicious products. The original recipes are passed on from master distiller to master distiller and updated to suit contemporary tastes.

What are the payment methods?

If you want to order a ticket via the website of the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience you have the following payment options

- iDeal
- Mastercard
- Visa
- American Express

I have paid already, is it still possible to cancel?

Unfortunately, canceling bookings is not possible. However it is possible to change dates if you let us know at least a week in advance.

Where can I find the Terms & Conditions?

See below in the footer please.