House of Bols: Cocktail & Genever Experience

Paulus Potterstraat 14
1071 CZ Amsterdam

Opening hours *

13:00 - 18:30h
13:00 - 18:30h
13:00 - 18:30h
13:00 - 18:30h
13:00 - 21:00h
13:00 - 21:00h
13:00 - 18:30h

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

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Our dedicated team is ready to answer your questions.

Feel free to contact us directly via our contact form or by phone (+3120 570 8575), Monday till Friday from 9am – 5pm. Of course you can also visit us, close to Museum Square in Amsterdam or check out our FAQ.

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

House of Bols The Cocktail and Genever Experience is accessible by wheelchair and there is also an elevator available if needed.

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

Sunday - Thursday 13:00 - 18:30
Friday 13:00 - 22:00
Saturday 13:00 - 20:00

The Mirror Bar closes 1 hour after closing ticket sales

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


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

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:

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

House of Bols is a self guided tour that you can do alone or with friends / family. At your own pace you can experience it all, examining everything of interest to you. Guided tours for groups of more than 8 persons are possible upon request. We kindly request you therefor to send an e-mail to The maximum size of a group with a guide is 20 persons and the costs are 75,-.

The duration of the tour is approximately an hour.


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


No, the scooter is only available in the Amsterdam region, within the following zip code: 1000 - 1099


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.

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

  • iDeal
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express

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

As soon as we have got enough participants, your booking will be confirmed. You will receive an automatically generated email including payment-instructions and a PDF-Invoice. Please make sure the booking has been paid 2 weeks in advance otherwise we have to cancel your booking.

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