Do this because
See, smell and taste chocolate in countless shapes
Walk through an almost real cacao tree plantage
Observe the casting of chocolate figures
Learn more about the chocolate production process
Stop by a chocolate fountain and take as much your heart desires
Relax at the museum's café with an amazing panoramique view on the Rhine river
What to expect
Enjoy a visit to the Chocolate museum in Cologne and see, smell and taste chocolate in its amazing countless shapes following its sweet genesis from the plantation to the factory.
While visiting the museum, you'll walk through a tropical garden of cacao trees, learn more about the production of chocolate, observe the casting process of chocolate figures or stop by a chocolate fountain, where you can taste as much as your heart desires, and much more!
At the end of your visit, you can relax on the terrace of the museum's coffee shop "CHOCOLAT Grand Café". Indulge yourself with hot chocolate, chocolate cakes, fondants au chocolat, fresh waffles and crêpes, chocolate fondues, and many other chocolate-pleasures, enjoying a unique panorama on the Rhine river.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
Contactless payment is available for tips and extras
Entrance to the Chocolate Museum
What's not included
Am Schokoladenmuseum 1A, 50678 Cologne
The most comfortable way to reach the museum is by foot.
By car, it is advisable to use "Holzmarkt" or "Rheinauhafen" as navigation keywords.
Other comfortable ways to reach the museum are by boat and by "SCHOKO-Express" tram that departs every 30 minutes from the Cologne Cathedral (a definitely panoramic drive).
Important to know
- Opening hours: weekdays 10.00pm to 6.00pm, weekends 10.00am to 6.00pm. Last admission: 1 hour before closure
- In January, February, March, and November: closed on Mondays
- The chocolate production ends about 30 minutes before the museum closes
- The museum is fully wheelchair accessible
- Children of age up to 11 years get access only if accompanied by an adult
- 1 companion per disabled person (with companion ID) gets free entrance
- Pets are not allowed
- Infants (age 0-5) enter for free