There are countless of museums around the world that are dedicated to food. In Cologne, Germany, one such museum is dedicated to chocolate. So if you happen to really love chocolate or you have a sweet tooth, you better keep reading. 

The Chocolate Museum in Cologne is otherwise known as Schokoladenmuseum Köln. It was opened in 1993 to show the history of chocolate as well as how chocolate is produced.

Since 2006, the museum has partnered with chocolate manufacturer Lindt in producing exhibits. 

Here is what you need to know before visiting the Chocolate Museum in Cologne.

Opening Hours and Entrance Fees

Chocolate Museum, Cologne, Germany
(Photo : Screenshot taken from the official Facebook page of Schokoladenmuseum)

Of course, no one wants to visit a museum that is closed for the day, so it's best to take note of the opening hours of the Chocolate Museum. 

The museum is open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. However, there are times that the schedule does change, so be sure to check the official website. 

As for entrance fees, the fee depends on the age of the visitor as well as the date of visit. For the complete information on entrance fees, click here.

Tickets can be purchased online. Again, different tickets and ticket prices are available, so make sure to purchase the right one for you or your group if you're not visiting alone. 

You can purchase your tickets to Cologne's Chocolate Museum here

Chocolate Tasting 

It's not enough to just look at the chocolate and learn its history and production. Any chocolate lover will love to actually have chocolate at a chocolate museum. 

Guess what? You can do that here!

For more information on the chocolate tasting and how you can book the experience, head here.

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Chocolat Grand Cafe

Chocolat Grand Cafe, Chocolat Museum, Cologne, Germany
(Photo : Screenshot taken from the official Facebook page of Schokoladenmuseum)

If simply tasting some chocolate is not enough to satisfy the sweet tooth, there is the Chocolat Grand Cafe!

From sweet treats to delicious drinks, the cafe has got everything any chocolate lover would ever want. If you don't like sweet food, that's okay as the cafe also offers savory dishes you can enjoy for breakfast or lunch.

The cafe also comes with a great view of the Rhine, which adds a new layer of enjoyment to the experience. 

Chocolat Shop

If you want to bring home different kinds of handmade chocolate from the museum, you can do that too thanks to the Chocolat Shop. 

Pralines filled with an assortment of flavors are available in the shop. So if you happenn to be looking for chocolate with chili, coffee, or fruit, you won't be disappointed. There are likewise hand-poured chocolate figurines that you can take home as a remambrance of your visit. 

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