It is a widely known fact chocolate is everyone’s favorite desert… or almost everyone’s. There aren’t many people left in the world who have not tasted chocolate at least once in their lives and amongst those who have there is only a small percentage of people who don’t particularly eat, or enjoy chocolate on a regular basis. I, myself, am a huge fan of this sophisticated, yet very common desert, and I have to admit that visiting a chocolate factory is on my bucket list which is why I decided to put together a list of some of the best chocolate museums to visit around the world. If you won’t feel like stuffing your face with chocolate by the end of this article, I don’t know what will.
Cadbury World in Birmingham, England is a family business with a tradition of over 200 years. This place has a very captivating history and looking at their products, it’s definitely worth a visit.
Maison Cailler, Broc, Switzerland is one of those places that are hard not to like. With a chocolate factory open to visitors and a tradition that goes back to the 18th century, Maison Cailler invites you to experience wonderful moments reviewing the history, men and recipes that made the Cailler chocolate legendary.
Choco-Story from Bruges, Belgium requires a stop and a taste of the finest Belgium pralines. For chocolate lovers this museum offers the chance to see first-hand how cocoa is processed into chocolate, as well as other fun activities like chatting with experts and tasting some of the products.
Museo de Chocolate, Havana, Cuba is a café-museum with displays related to chocolate making and consumption. The place is quite unique as it serves cups of hot chocolate during hot season, but it’s all worth it.
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Germany is the largest chocolate museum in the world situated on the Rhine’s left bank, near the city’s famous cathedral. The museum is accessed via a bridge and make sure you are prepared to go through 3,000 years of chocolate history.
Hershey’s Chocolate World, Pennsylvania, USA is a giant attraction for children especially, where they can meet with the Hershey characters and taste the famous American chocolate.
Museo de la Xocolata, Barcelona, Spain has some fun activities in store for you like eating unusual dishes such a chocolate with rabbit and squid. The museum is located in the former Sant Agusti monastery and it provides a journey through the origins of chocolate and its medicinal and nutritional value.
Chocolate Museum, Jeju-do Island, South Korea is the world’s second largest chocolate museum in the world, where you can sample lots of different types of chocolate and witness the making process.