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Museu de la Xocolata, Barcelona

2.8
#12 of 72 in Museums in Barcelona
Specialty Museum Museum
Your mouth will water at Museu de la Xocolata, a private museum featuring a treasure trove of chocolate displays. See a large collection of sweet sculptures depicting everything from famous buildings to illustrations from favorite stories, including the films “Up” and “The Adventures of Tintin.” Learn about how chocolate came to Europe and the history of its production and uses. Three short films are shown to visitors in both English and Spanish. Even your entrance ticket is a bar of chocolate! Make Museu de la Xocolata part of your personalized Barcelona itinerary using our Barcelona itinerary maker.
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3.8
  • The entrance fee is not expensive and the ticket is an actual chocolate bar, which the children were particularly excited about. The museum is only small and doesn't take very long to go round. There ...  more »
  • The museum was a treat, sorry for the pun. The chocolate artwork is very nice and some of the pieces are modern. The chocolate bar is delicious and you can get a lot of good sweets  more »
  • Oh dear. It took us ages to pay our entrance fee, the museum is smaller than you think, their exhibits are not labelled with enough information (no dates on some machinery) and the chocolate 'creation...  more »
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  • What a treat! Chocolate heaven. Fantastic and worth the visit. The chocolate bar ticket is a great idea and yummy. Fantastic sculptures in chocolate. Well worth seeing. Just diet and walk a lot before and after.
  • Good range of exhibits. Also, the ticket itself is a bar of chocolate! All one floor so everything is nice and accessible.
  • The museum is included in the Barcelona card and it sounded unique, so we checked it out. It was pretty cool - learned the history of chocolate through some audio visual presentations and there are some really cool chocolate sculptures. My favorite part is that your admissions ticket is a chocolate bar! They also have a small cafe where you can try real Spanish hot chocolate and other snacks.
  • Worth the visit to learn about Spanish chocolate. The greatest part is that the tickets are a chocolate bar with a QR code to scan at the entrance. And it is a *good* bar of chocolate too!
  • Terrible service. I booked tickets online and tried to scan them to get in and got shouted at. She then asked if we had booked or had tickets. I told her we had booked and then I got shouted at again because we apparently had tickets, like the difference is supposed to be obvious. The museum is disappointingly small and not so impressive. Not worth a visit.

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