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Chocolate Museum

Am Schokoladenmuseum 1a, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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As featured in Cologne for young kids
Ranked #26 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The museums location on the Rhine was a nice change from the usual boring location of your average museum. If you have a Köln Card then you get a discount on the entrance fee which makes it €6.50. This seems quite reasonable and they give you a piece of chocolate which was a nice touch. I've noticed a lot of... More

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

You receive a small piece of Lindt Chocolate when you pay the admission price. Interesting museum starts with background on chocolate exhibits were child oriented, after that you had a chance to watch the chocolate being "made" walk around and view the process. It was interesting to watch the various steps and watch how fast the robotics can wrap the... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

There were a ton of large tour groups there the day we visited, and particularly in the production area, it was hard to see anything. It took us awhile to figure out where the starting point was in the production area; equipment is not labeled and there was no traffic "flow" through the area. There was not much in the... More

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margaret river
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Good, but not great. The production side was quite interesting but the rest was just a lot of reading and next to no tastings for €9...too expensive for what it is

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Omaha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Modern building overlooking Rhine River. Detailed exhibits with English and German signage about the history, culture, uses, and types of chocolate. Very interesting, and special mini-exhibits for kids too.

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