The best ‘Chocolate Museum’ you’ll ever visit!

Unwrapping the sweet history of York’s Chocolate Story: More than just a chocolate museum

Welcome to York’s Chocolate Story, where every visitor has the opportunity to indulge in the rich history and delectable delights of chocolate. While often referred to as a chocolate museum, York’s Chocolate Story is much more than a mere collection of artifacts behind glass. It’s an immersive journey through time, exploring the fascinating origins and evolution of chocolate, right in the heart of one of England’s most historic cities.

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Delving into the delicious past

Step through the doors of York’s Chocolate Story, and you’ll find yourself transported back in time to the bustling streets of Victorian York, where the tantalising aroma of chocolate fills the air. Our expert tour guides will lead you on a mouth-watering adventure, uncovering the secrets of how chocolate went from being a sacred Mayan drink to the beloved treat enjoyed by millions around the world today.

Interactive experiences for all ages

At York’s Chocolate Story, we believe that learning should be fun, which is why we’ve curated a range of interactive experiences suitable for chocolate lovers of all ages. From hands-on demonstrations of chocolate-making techniques to tantalising tastings of artisanal chocolates, there’s something to delight every palate.

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Unravelling the mysteries behind the magic

Ever wondered how your favourite chocolate bar is made? Our behind-the-scenes tours offer a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a chocolate workshop, where you’ll witness skilled chocolatiers crafting mouth-watering treats right before your eyes. Prepare to be amazed as you discover the intricate process that transforms humble cocoa beans into the smooth, velvety chocolate we all know and love.

Educational and entertaining

While York’s Chocolate Story is undeniably a treat for the senses, it’s also an educational experience that provides valuable insights into the social, cultural, and economic impact of chocolate throughout history. From the harsh realities of the cocoa trade to the innovations that revolutionised chocolate production, our exhibits shed light on both the sweet and bitter aspects of this beloved indulgence.

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Planning Your Visit

Located in the heart of York, just steps away from iconic landmarks such as York Minster and The Shambles, York’s Chocolate Story is easily accessible for visitors from near and far. Whether you’re a chocolate connoisseur or simply curious to learn more about the history of this delectable delight, a visit to York’s Chocolate Story promises to be an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Book your chocolate adventure today

Ready to embark on a journey through the tantalising world of chocolate? Plan your visit to York’s Chocolate Story today and prepare to indulge your senses in a chocolate experience like no other. From the rich history to the mouth-watering tastings, there’s something to delight chocolate lovers of all ages. Join us as we unwrap the sweet secrets of York’s Chocolate Story and discover why it’s more than just a chocolate museum.

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