Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) Tours
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This delicious museum tells the story of chocolate across Europe, including its history, trade, manufacturing, and uses all the way back to its origins in South America. The collection includes various devices used to manufacture the sweet treat, as well as chocolate models of some of the city’s most recognizable landmarks.
Basic admission to the Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) includes the various galleries and exhibits highlighting how chocolate is made, its use in cultures throughout Europe, chocolate as an inspiration for art, and its role in confectionery. The museum really shines with its range of activities, from sculpting or painting with chocolate to becoming a chocolatier for the day as you craft your own treats. Experiences for adults include pairing wine with chocolate or chocolate tasting in total darkness.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The Chocolate Museum is a must-visit for families and foodies.
- Activities and workshops should be booked ahead of time to guarantee a spot.
- The museum and all its activities are wheelchair-accessible.
- Pick up some chocolates, pastries, and hot beverages in the museum café, which is open to the public.
How to Get There
The Chocolate Museum is in El Born, Barcelona’s medieval district. The closest metro stations are Arc de Triomf (line 1) and Jaume I (line 4). Several public buses also stop nearby.
When to Get There
The Chocolate Museum is open daily throughout the year, with extended hours in the summer months. Plan to visit first thing in the morning to avoid lines, especially during the busy summer months (July and August).
The Chocolate Museum Building
The building that now houses the Chocolate Museum has a historical connection to chocolate. During the 18th century, the building was used by the local military; each cadet was given 1.5 ounces (425 milligrams) of chocolate a day as part of his morning rations.
Address: Carrer de Comerc 36, Barcelona, Spain
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Should I book Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) costs USD 7.23. Guided Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) tours start around USD 7.23 per person. See all 1 Chocolate Museum (Museu de la Xocolata) tickets and tours on Viator.
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