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Museo del Chocolate (Chocolate Museum)

Museo del Chocolate (Chocolate Museum) Review

This fascinating museum tells the story of Spain's first chocolate imports: Mexican cacao beans brought back to Spain by the explorer Hernán Cortés. The collection also includes 16th-century hot-chocolate mugs and 19th-century chocolate-production tools. The best part comes at the end, with a chocolate-tasting session.

    Contact Information

  • Address: C. José María Gay 5, Astorga, 24700
  • Phone: 987/616220
  • Cost: €2.50, €4 combined ticket with the Museo Romano
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10:30–2 and 4:30–7, Sun. and holidays 10:30–2; last admission 30 min before closing
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  • Location: Astorga
Updated: 06-13-2013

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