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Museu Interativo da Fábrica do Chocolate (EN)

70 R. do Gontim Viana do Castelo

Hours of Operation
Every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Interactive Museum of the Chocolate Factory

The Museum of the Chocolate Factory offers a set of interpretive solutions on chocolate and cocoa, with a strong technological and interactive component, divided into 5 distinct spaces, interconnected and organized in circuit. In the Origens room visitors make a trip through the origins and geography of cocoa, where you can see, touch, feel, and smell true cocoa capsules and their beans. In the Xocolatl room through a 3D projection there is the history of the use of cacao by the Olmec, Aztec and Maia civilizations and their arrival in Europe by the hand of Spanish navigators. The Sala Mundi, a circular space that represents the diffusion of the chocolate by the World, are made known the names and most important marks, the most important discoveries. At the Worship Hall, visitors discover chocolate as an object of devotion and inspiring element in various areas of society. Finally, in the Factory Room, visitors simulate the production of a chocolate tablet, symbol of the mass production of chocolate of modern times.

Adult 8,00 €
Child (4-12 years old) 6,00 €
Schools / ATLs / IPSSs 6,00 €
Family discount * see useful information
Senior (> 65 years) € 6.00
Groups (> 10 people) 7,00 €

Useful information:
- Family Rate - Reduction of one euro to the base price applicable to each family member. Family: minimum 2 people (family members), one of whom must be a minor (up to 18 years).
- Group Rate - Applicable to groups with a minimum of 10 people. Group members will always apply the most advantageous rate (senior, child) when applicable. The remaining group members (> 18 <65) apply the group rate of € 7.00.
- The ticket office closes 15 minutes before the closing time of the Museum.
- Children under 12 years of age should always be with the adults who accompany them.
- Bags and volumes must be deposited in the Cloakroom.
- It is not allowed to take own meals in the Museum.
- Pets are not allowed with the exception of guide dogs for the blind.
- It is allowed to shoot without flash and record in video, except for commercial or public use. In the latter case, express authorization is always necessary for this purpose.
- Baby carriages are allowed.