National Brewery Museum
The National Brewery Museum™ is a joint venture between the Potosi Foundation and the American Breweriana Association who have teamed up to create a world class national brewery museum showcasing an eclectic collection of beer bottles and cans, glasses, trays, coasters, advertising materials and various other breweriana collectibles.
The National Brewery Museum™ is located within the historical Potosi Brewing Company building that originally operated from 1852 to 1972. The National Brewery Museum™ is open limited hours during the winter season. Please call 608-763-4002 for information.
For more information visit their website at http://nationalbrewerymuseum.org.
Hours (Winter Hours in effect)
January – March:
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Open Wednesday through Saturday 10:30 am – 9:00 pm for self-guided tours.
Sundays: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
-Admission to ABA National Brewery Museum: $5 (includes year long pass)
-All-inclusive Potosi Brewery & Museum tours with Potosi pint glass and beer samples: $12
Tours of the National Brewery and Transportation Museums are self-guided and include informational audio and video stations. Large group tours may be requested by calling 608-763-4002 ext. 134
American Breweriana Association (ABA)
The American Breweriana Association (ABA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt historical and educational group that was formed to preserve the history of brewing and brewery advertising. Members of the ABA share a passion for brewery history, as well as for collecting cans, bottles, labels, signs and other beer-related memorabilia.
Membership to the American Breweriana Association is $35 per year. With your membership you will receive a bi-monthly magazine of brewery history and advertising, the opportunity to receive free labels and coaster offerings with each issue, exchange services and access to the ABA Lending Library.
For more information visit their website at www.americanbreweriana.org.
Port of Potosi Chapter of ABA
The Port of Potosi is the local chapter of the American Breweriana Association. The Port of Potosi Chapter is a non-profit organization created and dedicated to the following goals:
- To educate the public about America’s brewing heritage
- To unite brewery workers, historians and collectors
- To encourage preservation and collecting of brewing artifacts
- To raise awareness of the National Brewery Museum
Membership in The Port of Potosi Chapter is $10 per year for a single or family membership. Members receive a regular newsletter containing updates on chapter meetings and events. Additionally, members gain access to breweriana collectors who buy, sell, and trade brewing advertising.
To become a member, contact our office, 608-763-4002, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.