York's Chocolate Story, York

4.3
#3 of 246 in Museums in Yorkshire
At York's Chocolate Story, learn where chocolate comes from, how to make it, how to taste it, and the story of its production in the city. Take a guided tour to hear about York's chocolate-making families and their famous creations, such as Kit Kat bars. Craft your own chocolates at the chocolate-making station, watch a chocolate-making demonstration to see how the experts do it, and taste chocolate drinks and other treats in the on-site cafe. If you're looking for gifts to bring home, the shop sells ethically sourced chocolates. The venue offers online booking as a convenient way to buy your entrance tickets. Before you head to York, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly York trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that York has to offer, including York's Chocolate Story.
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  • We spent a happy hour or so learning about the birth of chocolate and sweets in York. As well as a sample bag, we were give a bag of nice chocolates, and watched how they are made. After the tour we....  more »
  • This is a short tour with a knowledgable guide focusing on the history of rowntree, Terry’s etc and the chocolate history of York. Got to try some samples along the way. Acknowledgment of issues...  more »
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  • From the outside you wouldn't believe they could provide such a good tour within. Our guide was fantastic, acting out her role with aplomb and helping bring the whole story to life. There is great use of technology and I was genuinely surprised to hear about the history of some of my favourite chocolate bars and confectionery. Plenty of tasting and interaction throughout topped off by a visit to the excellent shop.
  • Very interesting, well paced tour of the history of chocolate in York. This is not a factory tour but a journey through various rooms where the story is told in an entertaining way culminating in an opportunity to decorate your own chocolate lollipop. Great fun for kids but interesting enough for adults to enjoy too. Can get busy. We bought our tickets the previous day for a specific time slot.

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