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Choco-Story Paris - The Chocolate Museum

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    Select your tour option when you make your booking. Then, make your own way to the Choco-Story Gourmet Chocolate Museum (Musée Gourmand du Chocolat) in central Paris. 

    Show your ticket and head inside to explore the three floors of exhibits, displays and children’s activities as you wish. Home to more than 1,000 original artifacts teamed with information panels in English, French and Spanish, the museum offers a captivating window into the evolution of chocolate through the ages.

    Stroll around the galleries, and trace the 4,000-year-old story of chocolate, from the discovery of the humble cocoa bean as an ingredient by the ancient Olmec peoples of South America. Learn how the Olmecs probably consumed chocolate as a drink from around 1,900 BC, and discover how it became a prized beverage of nobles, and part of the ceremonial rituals of the Aztec and Mayan civilizations, before its use spread via trading routes to Europe and beyond.

    Enjoy the displays that illustrate the chocolate-making process through the centuries, and watch interactive demonstrations to see how contemporary chocolate is made enticingly shiny and smooth.

    Pause to taste different varieties of chocolate from around the world that have been made on site. Delight in the silkiness of Costa Rican chocolate, experience the melt-in-your-mouth fruitiness of Peruvian chocolate, savor the aromas of cocoa beans from Vanuatu and more. As you indulge, ease your calorie-counting conscience by learning about chocolate’s proven health-giving benefits!

    Then, if you’ve upgraded, sit down to a deliciously rich cup of hot chocolate, the perfect finale to your visit. And before leaving, head for the museum shop to browse the array of books, souvenirs and chocolate treats, and perhaps buy some goodies — edible or non-edible — as reminders of your time here.

    Your experience then finishes when you exit the museum.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Le musee gourmand du chocolat - Choco-Story, 28 boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle, 75010 Paris France
    Departure Time
    Museum open from 10am to 6pm. Last entrance at 5pm.

    Please note that the museum is closed every year on January 1st and on December 25th.
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Inclusions
    • All you can eat, tastings included
    • Cup of hot chocolate (if option selected)
    • Free app to download an audioguide in 8 languages (french, english, german, spanish, italian, portuguese, hindi, japanese)
    • Entry/Admission - Le musee gourmand du chocolat - Choco-Story
    Exclusions
    • Guide
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    At the end of my tour (which was fine, if a little bland except for the display of chocolate-making), I was horrified to see the gift shop plastered with racist images of black men. These images are from old advertisements but they were presented on...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Heather N
    Choco-Story, General Manager at Le musee gourmand du chocolat - Choco-Story, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Heather, Thank you for your comment. I'm really sorry you felt offended by, I'm guessing, the commercials from a famous french brand called Banania (it's like Hershey's in UK/US). I understand you don't know this brand and its history is mainly in France and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We went here because it was on our Paris Pass, and we're so glad we did. The museum has interesting exhibits that include fascinating facts about the history of chocolate. Even better...as you go through each period of history...there is all you can eat free...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Zoner73
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    It was quite interesting - the best bit was the demonstration, and being able to eat the chocolate. But I'm glad we didn't have to pay for it as it was included on our Paris Pass.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank Janet C
    Reviewed 27 April 2019 via mobile

    Very disappointed . We paid 12€ each as adults and 35€ each for the children’s work shop and we all had a hot chocolate each at 3€. So a total of 106€ ! We went down for the demonstration but there was no where to...More

    4  Thank keironj891
    Reviewed 25 January 2019

    Pretty boring, not a must see in Prague. Plenty more to do in Prague than to go here. The chocolate museum is all just writing on the wall, not a lot of tasting, no tour guide etc, only half decent at the end when there...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Nicolell98
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    Hi, I'm sorry I can't answer your question as we just turned up. Enjoy your visit.
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