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Cologne Chocolate Museum, Cologne
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See how some of the country's finest chocolate products are made at Cologne Chocolate Museum. You'll find it right above the city's famous chocolate factory. Explore the site's miniature versions of machines used in chocolate production. Don't miss a stop at the chocolate fountain. Staff members dip wafers into the liquid chocolate and distribute them to visitors. Opened in 1993, the museum showcases the history of chocolate from its beginnings in ancient Mexico to cutting-edge production methods. The well-stocked shop sells a wide range of the factory's chocolate products. Add Cologne Chocolate Museum and other attractions to your Cologne trip itinerary using our Cologne holiday planner.
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o.k. eine nostalgische Zeitreise durch die Schokoladen-Geschichte, ein paar Schoko-Probe zwischendurch und Möglichkeit zum Schoko-ShoppenOK a nostalgic journey through the history of chocolate, a few chocolate tasting snack and possibility to the chocolate shopshow original
Carlos Augusto P
Chocolat Expensive but delicius. Lamentablemente cuando fui eran mas de las 4:00 pm e iba a realizarse un evento y no me dejaron entrar, solo a la tienda.Chocolat Expensive but delicious. Unfortunately when I went were more than 4:00 pm and I was going to be an event and not let me enter, only to the store.show original
Trotz eines sonnigen Herbsttages waren sehr viel Besucher anwesend. Über 3 Etagen mit sehr vielen Informationen ist man eigentlich überfordert. Wenn man alles sehen und lesen will, dann braucht man vi... read more »Despite a sunny autumn day, a lot of visitors were present. Over 3 floors with very much information is actually overwhelmed. If you want to see everything and read, it takes many hours. A guided tour with an additional € 2,00 per person recommended is the best choice. Get all focused and clear. The attached restaurant is crowded, well external so that the seats can be scarce. Waiting time is expected. For this, the staff also in hectic situations is friendly and helpful. Have fun visiting the Museum!show original
My wife loves chocolate so we went to The Chocolate Museum when in Cologne. We choose not to take a tour and instead walked around ourselves, the first part was the history of chocolate which I found a little boring but my wife enjoyed. The next part was the making of various chocolate products and a chocolate fountain where they give you some tasters, you can also order your own personalised chocolate here. There is a café with great river view and a gift shop full of various chocolate related products from all over the world. Worth a visit especially for children or those that love chocolate. Check opening times if you've visiting on Mondays as they are generally closed except for July/August, December and a few other dates.
Great if you like museums. It begins with an overview of what chocolate is, its consumption around the world, and a short rainforest walk to see the plants. You then go to a Lindt factory, where you can see all the machines used to make chocolate and try a sample. I found the making of hollow chocolate figures to be pretty cool. You can also buy a custom chocolate bar here and watch them make it for you. It then goes through the cultural history of chocolate from well before European explorers to the present. Everything in the museum is in German and English. I went for about two hours until the closed. It definitely was not enough time if you plan to take your time looking around and reading everything. There's also a chocolate cafe, which was closed before I got back out, and a chocolate store that has some fun chocolate pieces.
Chocolate and more chocolate. Good for bad weather days. Interesting for kids too. Some diy for kids makes it fun incl. tastings.
If you're in Cologne don't forget to take a stroll down the Rhine Garden to this place. Offers interesting exhibits about the history of chocolate and it's production process. There is a model factory from Lindt where you can see the production process and at the end there is a chocolate fountain where you'll be offered a taste of the chocolate produced there. There are also several shops where you can buy nice chocolate for a decent price.
Good for bad weather days. You'll learn how chocolate is made, how it is traded, how much we consume it and a mini Lindt chocolate factory, where chocolate is actually made.
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