The Museu de la Xocolata is exactly what the title defines: a chocolate museum. This is one of the most visited museums in Barcelona, where it is located, and receives thousands of tourists since it opened its doors in 2000.
This is a site where we can enjoy art and history with rare sculptures that can be visited in the former convent of San Agustin. The Museum of Xocolata not alone in the world, it opened one in Toulose Nestle, Lindt did the same in Germany, in Cologne, and Cadbury have also Suchard chocolate museums.
Why, what is the value added of the Catalan museum? Simply that the museum was created by efforts of Confectionery Guild of Barcelona in 1916 for the sole purpose of showing the world how mechanically began manufacturing solid chocolate for the first time in Europe.
The museum consists of 600 square meters, seven rooms and even a small factory that official school of pastry and chocolate. There you can learn the secrets of chocolate, cocoa, and, best of all, sculptures and models full of sweet black. A king, a football stadium Camp Nou, the church of the Sagrada Familia and the work Don Quixote, among many others.
It is in the Museum Xocolata where we learn the craft of chocolate, how it originated, its strong history, evolution and museums around the world.