Fodor's Expert Review Cadbury World

Birmingham Museum/Gallery

The village of Bournville (five miles south of Birmingham city center) contains this museum devoted to—what else?—chocolate. In 1879, the Quaker Cadbury brothers moved the family business from the city to this "factory in a garden." The museum traces the history of the cocoa bean and the Cadbury dynasty. The 4D Chocolate Adventure Zone and the accompanying play areas may seem like overkill, but Cadbury World is extremely popular with kids. You can watch (and smell) chocolates being made by hand, enjoy free samples, and then stock up from the cut-price shop. The restaurant has specialty chocolate cakes as well as lunches. Opening times change almost daily, and reservations are essential; call or go online to check times and book tickets.

Museum/Gallery Family

Quick Facts

Linden Rd.
Bournville, Birmingham  B30 1JR, England

0844-880–7667

www.cadburyworld.co.uk

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £18, Closed early–mid-Jan. and select days in Dec.

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