Housed in what was once the Qingdao Branch of the German Beer Company, the Qingdao Beer Museum gives visitors a chance to learn about beer making in this captivating Chinese city. Opened in 2003, the museum showcases the history of Qingdao beer which has gained a popular reputation both locally and overseas. Within the museum’s Gothic style building one will find old photographs, copper brewing vessels that were once used in the beer making process and even ingredients needed to make this brew such as malt and barley. When visiting this culturally rich city, it is best to find a centrally located hotel in Qingdao, and Copthorne Hotel Qingdao is an ideal choice. This luxury Qingdao hotel offers the very best in facilities and services and is within easy reach of many city attractions.