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Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat)

Address: 9 / 11 Rue de la Tete d'Or, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 0032 (0) 514 20 48
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Ranked #159 of 216 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Small museum in the devoted to the history of chocolate just behind the Grand Place. Lots of intereSting background and some chocolate to taste. The highlight is a demonstration by a master chocolatier about how to make truffles and chocolate rabbits.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were excited to visit this museum as we were in a country renowned for its chocolate and it was only 6 euro each. It was a quaint place and old building but the information was limited and displays were dated. We had just missed a chocolate demonstration so they let us go upstairs to the museum first. It was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Excellent exhibition and tasty types of chocolate, followed by an entertaining demonstration from the chocolatier with even more chocolate to taste.

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We purchased the excellemt value Brussels Cards, and so went round almost all the museums in Brussels, and this was by far the worst! Not just in Brussels, but EVER! Having queued to get in, we expected more, but it was so poor. We were told we had to wait 40 minutes for the next available demonstration slot, but that... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visiting a country renowned for its chocolate, we were quite excited to visit the museum...but unfortunately the experience was dissapointing! We paid 6 euros each to see a very small exhibition on cocoa beans upstairs. We had to wait around for about 20 minutes to join the chocolate demonstration - at the beginning of the demonstration the crowd was asked... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a small museum just off the Grand Place so can get packed quickly. Talks are given in French, German and English (check what time for your prefered language) A short presentation on how chocolate is made and some old machinery to view. Upstairs is a global trail of Cocao and some information on where the different types are... More 

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Save your money, do not go there! For 5 euros you will get a 5mins demo of how to make a chocolate praliné...and that's pretty much it...the exhibition areas are small, boring (no storyline here), dusty...there is some facts around chocolate that you can find in wikipedia, displayed in the most basic way (it would take 2min to have nicer... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Having recently seen Charlie & the Chocolate Factory at the theatre in London my family & I had high expectations of this museum. Something to rival Charlie Bucket's great tour of Mr Wonka's factory! How wrong were we!! After paying the €18 entrance fee for my family of four we proceeded inside this tiny building. First off was a live... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Sorry, for 5,5 € entry, the potential of chocolate is not covered at all. The kitchen demo is interesting, even though the output of the retired demonstrator is below zero. The visuals are all very poor. I imagine that for somebody that has no knowledge at all of this, there are some useful bits, but it is very limited. This... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The museum is in an old building in Brussels, making it a little quirky and fun. Some might complain about it being a bit cramped as you have stairs that you can't really meet in so you have to wait your turn while people are coming in the opposite direction. Similar with a corridor or two. The information is fun... More 

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Mucc, Manager at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review. Our chocolate masters work every day to realise a fun and interesting demonstration. More 

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