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Zwack Heritage and Visitors' Centre

Dandar utca 1, Budapest 1095, Hungary
+36 1 456 5247
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Historical Unicum

Unicum is a special drink which is good for your stomach. In this small "museum you can learn the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Budapest, Hungary
An excelent opportunity to find something combining history with a special Hungarian drink

This museum is very well organised. The staff is friendly, speaking different languages, when... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Oradea, Romania
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Come visit us for an experience for every sense! Get to know the adventurous story of the Zwack family as told by them and discover in our museum the history of Unicum with the help of old documents, bottles, family photos and . You can look behind the curtains of the making of Unicum in our distillery and cellar and to end the tour in style, you can have a taste of Unicum and Unicum Plum directly from the barrel! (We don't provide tasting for visitors under the age of 18.) After the tour you can discover our wide selection of beverages and Unicum souvenirs!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Dandar utca 1, Budapest 1095, Hungary
+36 1 456 5247

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Unicum is a special drink which is good for your stomach. In this small "museum you can learn the whole history of this special drink. It is a little bit out of the tourist routes, but if you have time visit it.

1  Thank 545medva
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This museum is very well organised. The staff is friendly, speaking different languages, when making the reservation for a large group, confirmation came same day with lots of information even materials to help me translate for the group. We were split in two smaller groups...More

Thank Marieta_Oradea
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a secret formula of 40 herbs that is a Hungarian tradition since 1790 made by the Zwack family...Amazing and you will either like it or hate it!

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It was interesting to learn the history about Unicom. The tour was good and we had several samples of Unicom to taste. It wasn't my cup of tea, but that's the purpose of sampling. The miniature bottle collection was fun to see. There was even...More

Thank clfoley1
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Visitor's centre is a bit out of the way, although the hop on bus stops there. We went there as we were searching for a Kosher slivovitz (sort of a grappa made out of plums). The Building is beautiful and the shop is to...More

Thank Les M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting history ! Unicum tasted good if you can manage the bitterness! Budapest lil secret Part of Hungarian heritage !

Thank Sundari B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I visited the centre midday, it was quite, but I didn't mind as we(me and other gentleman) had more time to ask. The tour cost around €7 and took us trough the showroom, the basement with casks and barrels and the museum. We also wathced...More

Thank Richárd T
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly and informative staff, great introductory film about the company's history, and excellent guided tour.

Thank MikeBarb71
Zwack_Museum, Guide at Zwack Heritage and Visitors' Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again in the nearest future. Zwack Unicum Museum and Visitors' Centre

Reviewed 8 May 2017

As the tour is not mentioned anywhere (guides, tourist information etc) we bumped into the building while taking a walk. There were no other visitors when we went there so our tour started immediately and it was nice to have a private tour. Whole tour...More

Thank Ali-N-Bay
Zwack_Museum, Zwack Unicum Visitor Centre at Zwack Heritage and Visitors' Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you liked the tour. Actually, the guided tour was an extra only for you as visiting the cellar is available generally for prearranged groups or HopOnHopOff tourists. But as the guide happened to be there at...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We heard about this as one of the stops on our sight-seeing bus and decided to hop off. We were lucky enough to get a private tour of the cellars and our guide was excellent. It was a very interesting hour or so and the...More

Thank Andrea2978
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