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Chocolate Museum

Am Schokoladenmuseum 1a, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Ranked #24 of 73 Attractions in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located above the city's famous chocolate factory, this museum includes a diverse collection of...
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

There was lots to see and do in this relatively new facility. There were even good interactive exhibits for kids. One room had machines making little chocolate rectangles, and this was fun to watch. We were given samples of these when we bought our tickets. In one part of the museum, a young woman gave out wafers dipped in milk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Three floors! All about chocolate. Some kid friendly interactive activities. One chocolate sample and an opportunity to make your own bar (for a price). A cafe where you can have more chocolate and a small bite to eat if you like. Very crowded at Christmastime. Long line for the bathroom.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Interesting place to spend a couple of hours, ant the cafe there served excellent cakes. Lots of facts about chocolate as you go through the museum, and demos and displays on chocolate advertising. Would reccommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

This was a highlight of our trip to cologne. The museum section was of most interest to our 7 year old - all displays are in German and English - and she spent ages reading lots of interesting facts. Our 5 year old liked the interactive parts and spotting the monkey character so it was good that he was entertained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The chocolate museum was really good value for money. Although be sure to avoid Mondays as like other museums in cologne its closed. The museum artifact descriptions are in German and English which was a relief. Unlike cadburys world in the UK you can really get close to the chocolate factory machines to see how they work. The chocolate shop... More 

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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Spent a couple of hours here waiting for dark for the markets. Some parts were interesting, others were boring, much like most museums. They've tried to make it interactive in places and have a monkey character throughout to inspire kids. Signs and information are all in both English and German so it's easy for foreigners too. There is a cafe... More 

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Brit travelling Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This museum is brilliant - the tour takes you first through the history of chocolate and then through a working chocolate factory, showing what all the different machines do. You get to try a small square of chocolate and some melted chocolate on a wafer and there is also the opportunity to create your own chocolate bar for just 5... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Ran out of things to do and came here. Mildly interesting information about chocolate making (did you know a cocoa pod is as big as your head?) but probably not worth the price of admission.

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Visiting Christmas Market on the river front and spotted this museum - how could you not resist? €9 entry, seemed reasonable. Museum had history, ethicical considerations, miniature rain forest, demonstration, samples and chocolate sculptures. We didn't use restaurant as fairly busy but cakes looked amazing! Shop well worth a visit and got presents and stocking filler that will be enjoyed!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This place combines the history of chocolate with free samples and customisable chocolate bars! The chocolate café was yum! And I spent far too much in the shop. Very amazing place with great Rhine views.

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