What to see in Brussels: the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate

The museum illustrates the history of chocolate, from its origins to the Maya birth of the first tablets in the nineteenth century – the processing steps that of the transformation of cocoa into chocolate and displays a collection of antique chocolate pots and cups, sculptures and dressed in chocolate. You can then watch a demonstration of the maître chocolatier to know a few secrets on the craft production of chocolate and finally taste it.

Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate
Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate

The museum is located not far from the Grand Place. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 16:30. The cost of the ticket is € 5.50 (students, seniors and children from 12 to 18 years € 4.50, children 5 to 12 years € 3.50 and it is free for children that are less than 5 years old). On request are also guided tours in several languages.

Preparing the chocolate
Preparing the chocolate

In order to taste the Belgian chocolate you can also visit one of the many chocolate shops in Brussels.

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By Elsi H

Photos:lindn,  John Kroll

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