Museu de la Xocolata, Barcelona

Museu de la Xocolata, Barcelona

The Museu de la Xocolata or the chocolate museum, as the name indicates is home to every bit of history associated with chocolate in Europe. The history and the contents of the museum allow one to explore the origin of chocolate, its mythological and factual factors, its use in medicine, its use as an aphrodisiac and also as everyone’s favourite food. One can witness the complete process of chocolate making from a cocoa bean to the final packaging here.

The Museu de la Xocolata is a rather small version in Barcelona, but it is definitely the most exciting. The sweet and appetizing aroma of chocolate hangs in every single corner of the building. This means that the complimentary chocolate that all visitors receive when they enter will only last a short while. It is one of the greatest places to visit in Barcelona for families.

One can always find various events, workshops and tours at the chocolate museum. One of the most interesting workshops is on creating chocolate sculptures. Schedules for all these events and happening can be found on their website.

One can buy all sorts of chocolates at the shop and cafe included in the museum building for an unforgettable taste of original chocolate.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sunday: 10:00 - 3:00 pm

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Sight Name: Museu de la Xocolata
Sight Location: Barcelona, Spain
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Center Museums Tour   La Ribera Walking Tour  

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