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Choco-Story, the Chocolate Museum
Choco-Story, the Chocolate Museum

Choco-Story, the Chocolate Museum

Open from 10am- 5pm every day
Wijnzakstraat 2 (Sint-Jansplein) 8000 , Bruges

The Basics

Explore 4,000 years of chocolate-making history at this engaging museum. The exhibits are divided into three parts, focused on the history of chocolate, how Belgian chocolate is made, and then the demonstration room where you can watch the chocolatiers in action. All this is followed by the chocolate tasting, the highlight of the visit for many people.

For even more chocolatey goodness the museum also organizes chocolate walks around Bruges, revealing the most important locations in the city’s chocolate-making history.

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Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum in Bruges
Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum in Bruges
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$11.20 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Two thumbs up
Excellent experience. Very interesting. Great samples at the end of the tour. Exhibits told a story.
Aaron_H, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Bruges

star-5
Really nice experience for a family trip
Caio_P, Sep 2021
Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum in Bruges
Friendly staff, the audio devices are easy to use really Nice experience for family with kids around 5 to 6 yrs old.
star-5
Fun afternoon in Bruges
Resort32139111059, Jun 2019
Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum in Bruges
8 of us were on a Baltic Sea cruise and chose to go to the Choco-story Museum in Bruges. We took the train from the pier to town and then grabbed a taxi. Very fun afternoon and lots of chocolate history to absorb. Would recommend
star-4
The trip to Choco Factory was really...
Inder K, Jan 2018
Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum in Bruges
The trip to Choco Factory was really good and informative. But the chocolate shop was a bit of a disappointment, I expected more variety, also in terms of creativity.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The museum can get busy—save time by purchasing your ticket in advance.
  • Entrance to the museum is via paid ticket—discounts are available for seniors, children, and students
  • The museum is spread out over several floors. There are lifts for wheelchairs but some sections are only accessible via steps.
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How to Get There

The museum is located at Wijnzakstraat 2, in the center of Bruges. It’s easy to get here on foot from other parts of the city center. The nearest bus stop is at Central Market Place, a short walk away. By bus, it’s 10 minutes to the central station with train connections to the airports in Brussels or Lille.

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When to Get There

The museum is open every day except for major public holidays. It’s also closed the first week in January. it’s busiest on Saturdays so plan to visit on a different day for a quieter experience.

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Wildcard

Visit the Diamond Museum If there’s one other thing that Belgium is famous for besides chocolate, it’s diamonds! Learn where diamonds come from, see rough diamonds being polished and discover what makes each gemstone a particular quality with the hand-on exhibits at the Diamond Museum. If your budget in Bruges doesn’t extend to buying yourself some diamonds you can still get up close to the gems here.

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