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Chocolate Museum

Am Schokoladenmuseum 1a, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Ranked #24 of 87 Attractions in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Located above the city's famous chocolate factory, this museum includes a diverse collection of chocolate art creations and chocolate-wrapper artwork.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Visited on Sunday, mainly to get out of the rain. It passed an interesting hour or so. It is quite varied given the subject matter but overall I found there was far too much to read and the interactive part was certainly more catered to schoolchildren. I would recommend it for a short visit if you have nothing better to... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Not bad entrance fee and it's I threshing to walk around. Large exhibitions showing the history of chocolate and you get to see the manufacturing process from start to finish. It's all explained and easy to see. Museum is in a good location. Downside is the overpriced shop but that's to be expected I think...

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derbyshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This is a nice museum. At €9 it is reasonably inexpensive, more an educational school trip if I am honest. Very informative, lovely building and great shop. If you have not taken your kids to Cadbury world this is great, if you are obsessed with chocolate - great, otherwise pop into the shop and gorgeous cafe, they are free to... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

You learn about chocolate, you do. But the museum is not interactive that much, it's mostly walking around and looking, reading a bit. It's not so exciting as you would expect for chocolate. I liked the manufacturing room that they show, as well as the explanation about what are the parts of cacao and what each type of chocolate contains,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The chocolate museum in Cologne is a nice place to visit. However, the entrance price is too high for the exhibition. There is a very nice Lindt fondue, where guests can try fresh chocolate. The museum has also some nice displays for children, where the history and the production of the chocolate are explained. In the second floor, the marketing... More

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Personally I'm not a fan of chocolate, and am not very interested in the process of making it, however if you're into the milky treats, it's an interesting tour! You get to see all aspects of chocolate making, trying things as you go along and generally having a good look around. If you're interested in random trivia and history, then... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The museum tour is relatively short, but can be crowded. The museum store has many different chocolates. If one has the time, Lintz has a factory outlet store in Aachen, that has very good prices on chocolates.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Maybe I was expecting too much from a chocolate museum. I was a bit disappointed by the random trivia information displayed everywhere and by some chocholate unrelated items exposed. Not to mention that in the section of cocoa butter, there were like DM products exposed…seriously?! Still, it may be a great place for kids…there are some interactive displays and games.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Didnt go to the museum as it was way to expensive but spent over an hour in the shop which is free to get in. Definitely worth a visit and is situated on the river so nice to have a wander in the area.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited at the end of the day as a way to keep out of the rain! Having read reviews we were not expecting much but we were pleasantly surprised! There is loads of information about chocolate, its history, the economics, how it is made etc. There was lots to see and do and the little freebies of chocolate were... More

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