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Historical displays about making and advertising chocolate were interesting and well done. However, this is a small museum and the chocolate to purchase was expensive. We got some as gifts, however, and appreciated the fine local wrapping paper.
I wouldn't travel to Astorga just for...More
Very reasonable to visit, only € 2.-
Interesting to see why Astorga became known for chocolate and also how it was turned into the chocolate bars. The hot choclate one gets in Astorga, is the best I have ever had, thick and very tasty. Scooped...More
Overall, it’s ok, but disappointing and could be so much more.
The museum has an interesting video on the history in Spanish with English subtitles.
All of the exhibits are solely labelled in Spanish, but there are cards at the entrance to each room in...More
We reached the museum with two excited children, only to find that because we had arrived 28 minutes prior to closing time, we were not allowed to enter. Even though we said that we were from London, it made no difference. If you are not...More
The mansion where the museum is located was built around 1911
Very nice and interesting museum covering all the aspects of the chocolate industry, from the origins of cacao to the manufacturing of chocolate and its marketing.
Really enjoyed discovering the manufacturing process, the tools...More
Another reviewer has highlighted the paucity of anything in English which hugely detracts from one's enjoyment & understanding. If not for the film.with subtitles it would have been a huge waste of time. Enjoyed the free chocolate and the staff were.pleasant. Reasonable entry fee.
My husband and I decided to take a detour 60km west of our plan especially to go to this museum. I read the reviews here and with plenty of them excellent and in English we agreed it was worthwhile.
Firstly the map on tripadvisor takes...More
I visited this museum with a chocolate lover, which only added to the experience. There was a great video with the history of chocolate production in Spain and then a room with all the equipment that used to be used. At the end, a tasty...More