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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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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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The museum offers a systematic experience of the history of the chocolate and the making process. It is very well thought and built. Also a small indoor farm which maintains the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The museum offers a systematic experience of the history of the chocolate and the making process. It is very well thought and built. Also a small indoor farm which maintains the humid and warm climate which is suitable for coca and vanilla plants. You can also see the chocolate actually being made, cut and packed with machine placed in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were excited to hear there was a chocolate museum in Cologne. I did wonder what exactly I'd see there. It was interesting. I felt that there wasn't much to it but they managed to make several floors of chocolate-related information. I didn't visit the onsite cafe but it looked and smelt wonderful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice tour with a small degustation. You can follow the entire process on how the chocolate is being produced, starting from the ingredients where they're being brought from, how theyare being transpired and the process of preparing the product to be consumed as chocolate or cocoa to drink. You can prepare your own chocolate for 4.90e but it takes ca... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Text heavy museum with too many sales and not enough integration. Interesting, but far too much reading and not enough to see. One free sample tho...

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Our duaghter (5) was fascinated, it is perhaps a bit long, but the factory part was really very good and educational.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I had the spicy hot chocolate and enjoyed it very much. We never got further then the restaurant and the shop, but that already was very satisfactory.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A must when you visit especially with children east to get to next to river - so beautiful a real learn about chocolate making and products and to see it being made Draw back it is always very very busy especially in school holidays - nice cafe in the museum

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is a stunning attraction with something for all ages. It's set right on the river, there's a fabulous view and the smell of chocolate pervades the whole place. It's fun and informative and it has a marvellous shop and cafe. If you love chocolate and like something a bit different, this is highly recommended. Easy access for wheelchairs too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A museum it is not...! You can literally be done in 5 minutes. The walls had a few old chocolate adverts, plenty of information on the cocoa bean but not much else. You see a machine packaging chocs and get a little wafer dipped in chocolate - The end! I'm a chocoholic in every sense of the word - Nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Beautifully located on the Rhine, the museum attempts to portray the history, social environment and manufacture of chocolate. It does that very well but only really for continental Europe. It's still a must visit for Cologne which is a little bereft of real attractions for visitors. Have you own chocolate made from your own recipe is a highlight but the... More 

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Address: Am Schokoladenmuseum 1a, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 00 49 221 931888 0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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