Chocolate Museum in Barcelona

One of the most visited cities in our country is Barcelona , which every year receives millions of tourists from anywhere in the world. There you can find many museums of all kinds, both arts and very curious things. One of the most interesting is the Chocolate Museum , inaugurated in 2000 and which is also a true paradise for chocolate lovers.

In the Museu de la Xocolata you can learn about the history of chocolate, discovering how it was discovered in South America and later exported to Europe, where it became a symbol of nobility and wealth. Since then it has been used both as an exquisite delicacy and for aphrodisiac purposes and even in some medicines, and you can see all this in this museum.

After knowing all its history, you will be able to discover all the secrets of its elaboration, having before you an infinity of aromas that end up giving shape to the most exclusive and delicious pieces. In addition, there is an extensive collection of sculptures, all of them carved in chocolate , and an exhibition of tools and machinery used for the production of chocolate.

It is a private museum that is owned by the Barcelona Pastry Guild and you will not only be able to visually enjoy chocolate pieces but you will also be able to taste some of them. Every month different workshops are organized for both children and adults, which will help them to become all expert chocolatiers. The Barcelona Chocolate Museum is in the Ciutat Vella district, specifically on Carrer Comerç 36 street.

If you are passionate about chocolate or simply if you are curious about its history, it is highly recommended that you spend a couple of hours discovering this museum. I’m sure you won’t regret it.