With a rich brewing heritage dating back to 1843, Nelson is New Zealand’s craft beer capital. The first hundred years of hop growing and brewing is celebrated in the new Hop & Beer Museum. Explore the replica hop kiln, learn about the brewing process and listen to the arguments for and against prohibition in the Brewer’s Office. The museum is located in the Founders Heritage Park, Nelson.
Nelson offers visitors a wealth of attractions. For foodie lovers the well known Nelson weekend market is a drawcard. For more information about what to do in Nelson check out Nelson City Guide. Check out Where To Eat in Nelson – Best Bits as you delve into the sights and sounds of Nelson.