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Chocolate Museum

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Address: Am Schokoladenmuseum 1a, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 00 49 221 931888 0
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Located above the city's famous chocolate factory, this museum includes a...
Located above the city's famous chocolate factory, this museum includes a diverse collection of chocolate art creations and chocolate-wrapper artwork.
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nice place to pass few hours

That is not a must site, but if you have few free hours (from 2 to 5) and you like chocolade, this is a good place to visit. It shows the history and manufacturing of chocolade... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

That is not a must site, but if you have few free hours (from 2 to 5) and you like chocolade, this is a good place to visit. It shows the history and manufacturing of chocolade, with Linden. Allot of information in English and even for childrens. Nice big chocolade shop and the entrance and exit. Great small in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We visit the harbour christmas market and decided to visit this museum. It's quite small and the process of which the chocolate is made is interesting however, it is overpriced and not really worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I somehow envisaged the chocolate museum offering more opportunities to sample the chocolate e.g. dipping different items such as marshmallow, fruit, etc. into the liquid chocolate but only got one sample. Very interesting museum, loved the smell, loved the rainforest and it had a spectacular view of the Rhine. Great selection in the cafe. The shop near the exit had... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

There was not a lot to this museum. There was a few photos and models of cocoa beans, where they were found in the world, what they look like and how they were processed. A few old machines and a sealed section where some working machines were making small chocolate bars. With people packaging and weighing them. There is also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Our children understand better how it's made. Dislike- Only a waffer with cholocate, we wanted more!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Average museum tour for the price, there is little to it, not much to do except and watch and read information, it is more a Lindt Chocolate advertisement. It is in a nice area with great views though and it does have an excellent gift shop that anyone can visit, and it is good that you can personalize your very... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

ok, if you like to visit the museum it is nice and interesting. but if you plan to organize a party for example in the bel etage upstairs, you should change your plans immediately. i really hope i can save a few people from doing such a mistake. the management and event planners are not willing to offer any service.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Spent a lovely day looking round very interesting my granddaughter loved seeing all the old style containers I would recommend a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Yes, the name gives it away, it is a museum and shows the evolution of chocolate, from the humble beginnings to the multi million pounds business of today. We attempted to go at the weekend and it was so busy so we were on a quiet Tuesday instead. With no pressures.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It is good for chocoholics. You can buy many kinds of chocolate here with nice and typical photo from Cologne. It was nice inside too. They bring us a corner of tropical forest here. That's what I like most. Bring your children to this place, they will love it.

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