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Chocolate Museum

Am Schokoladenmuseum 1a, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
00 49 221 931888 0
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As featured in Cologne for young kids
Ranked #24 of 85 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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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

While visiting friends in Cologne, my husband and I took some time to enjoy this museum. We have been to Hershey Chocolate World several times and have seen how chocolate is made but this set itself apart from that because here in Cologne they are actually making chocolate right in front of you! We were able to see all of... More

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Interesting exhibits ranging from the harvesting and processing of cocoa beans to the final production of chocolate. Stations also include a fully operating chocolate mini-bar production line, the process involved with making hollow figures and an area for ordering your own custom produced full sized chocolate bar. There is an extra charge for the bar but it is reasonable (about... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

When you enter the museum there is a lot of information about how and where cocoa beans grow, and then how chocolate is produced. I felt very knowledgeable by the end of it! Everything is in German and English. Throughout the museum there is more simplified information for kids as well as various computer screens or hands on activities where... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good way to spend an hour on a rainy day, informative but poor value and minimal samples, one tiny sample on entry and a wafer stick dip into chocolate fountain. Disapppointment

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I loved the museum, just as much as I love Chocolate, it was interesting but could of been a bit more engaging, my favourite part would be the chocolate fountain which you can dip a biscuit in and the shop, But other for those 2 things I would probably not go again, but it was still enjoyable, but pricey.

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This museum is located along the river side not far from the old town. We saw many parents brought along children to visit. The highlight was their chocolate robots working tirelessly making chocolates in front of you. Reminds me of when Lucy worked fanatically like a robot in the chocolate assembly line and got overwhelmed.....

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It is a museum of chocolate. This is what dreams are made of. Even though I was (shamefully) feeling the effects of alcohol from the previous night, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here. I found learning about the history of chocolate enthralling and you even get to sample some of the freshly made chocolate. The only downside is the entry... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Interesting museum, with plenty of hands-on activities that would interest the children. There was lots to see, with free samples on the way round and you could easily spend a couple of hours in there.

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mtarfa malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A great place to take your kids during your trip to Koln. It is a haven for them as they can see how their favourite chocolate is made. They can aslo taste the chocolate from the chocolate fountain. A truly nice trip to this factory and museum. Not to be missed. many attractions and information how the Lindt is made.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Aware of the last admission into the museum was 1 hour before closing, I arrived just before, however the ticket desk had already decided to close and cash up. I tried pointing out the time, but the staff were next to useless and basically just plain rude - very poor customer care! After much thought, I decided to return back... More

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