Choco Story - The Chocolate Museum, Brugge

Choco Story - The Chocolate Museum, Brugge

The Choco Story is a deliciously informative museum located in a historic building in Bruges. It is dedicated to informing visitors about all aspects of chocolate.

The Chocolate Museum is located in the historic Huis ‘de Crone’ on Sint-Jansplein in Bruges. The building was a wine tavern in the 1500s. It subsequently served as a bakery and later, in the 1900s, became a furniture factory. Today, it is the most popular museum in the city among visitors of all ages. Visitors can also view chocolate being freshly made right there on the site.

The Chocolate Museum takes visitors through the history and development of chocolate, from its first use by the Mayas and Aztecs of Central America to the arrival in Europe and evolution of the different confectioneries that are popular today. There is a special section about the development of Belgian chocolate, including the well known Belgian Praline, and another section, devoted to the health benefits of chocolate. The museum shop sells different types of chocolate confectionery and books about cocoa and chocolate making.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm; Closed: December: 24, 25, 31, January 1, during the 2nd and the 3rd week of January

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Sight Name: Choco Story - The Chocolate Museum
Sight Location: Brugge, Belgium
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums and Galleries Tour II  

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