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Kakaw Museo del Cacao & Chocolateria Cultural

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Address: 1ero de Marzo # 16 | Centro Historico, 29200, Mexico
Phone Number: 529676317995
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Kakaw Museum documents and shows the historical and cultural legacy of...

Kakaw Museum documents and shows the historical and cultural legacy of cocoa in México and Then in all the world. In our chocolates shops you can discover and taste the flavors of our cocoa with fine aroma that we produce in our own plantations. "We have chocolate Passion and cultural love "

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Good chocolate for drink, buy and eat, the museum is below average.

I´ve been here three times, only to buy the chocolate. The mousse kind of type are my favorites, they have several flavors which you can try, in my opinion the nut and almond type... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
pelotita88
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Toluca, Mexico
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got to toast, peel and then grind cacao seeds to make our own chocolate bars and chocolate to drink. So much fun and you really learn how elaborate it is to make authentic chocolate. Can't beat it for $12 US!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place. Maybe for someone it seems very simple, yet for me it was very warm place with interesting people and very tasty hot chocolate. I've been in Oaxaca, and tried to find the best chocolate, but unfortunately in San Cristobal was the best.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

It was cheap so what should I have expected? It was like someone lumped together a load of chocolate related artefacts, some ornaments from their house and some stuffed animals and called it a museum. I think there was an area where they may show videos and do demonstrations, if these had been on perhaps my experience would have been... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I´ve been here three times, only to buy the chocolate. The mousse kind of type are my favorites, they have several flavors which you can try, in my opinion the nut and almond type are the best! The beverages are good, please take into account that the chocolate is very strong, so if you like sweet stuff, don´t ask for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Browsed the chocolatebar and picked a handful of varieties. First bite was rather tasteless and the chocolate was dry and fell apart, inside was lots of mold. Spit it out and finished my cold chocolate drink which wasn't very good either and left.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

The museum de kakaw is just around the corner from the museum de jade. If you go to the jade museum first they will give you a free entrance ticket to the cacao museum. The museum is ok , there are some interesting exhibits but it's all in Spanish . Do take the time at the end to order a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Same as the Museo del Jade .. it is average and is more of a sales pitch ... than a museum. It is kind of interesting and offers an explanation on the process of making and producing cacao. But in the end I felt that they pushed buying the chocolate in the shop much more than the museum. I guess... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

If you have no previous info about cacao plantation and processing it can be a nice start, but the best part is the chocolate they do and sale. It is an artisanal chocolate with a special taste. If you are a gourmet you don't want to miss it!!!

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Los Alamos, NM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

This is a lovely museum with all kinds of information about chocolate, how it's grown, processed, and it's world wide distribution. There are displays of the formal and elegant chocolate services employed by aristocracy in Europe as well as the humble ceramic comal used to roast the beans over an open fire. Even if they didn't give you a wonderful,... More 

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