National Brewery Centre
The National Brewery Centre delves into the history of the legendary Bass family and the role they had in the development of brewing. You can explore the real life experiences and stories of the people who helped to build Burton's world-renowned brewing reputation.
1st October - 31st March: 10am - 4pm
1st April - 30th September 10am - 5pm
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