Schokoladenmuseum, Germany

schokoladenmuseum chocolate museum

Schokoladenmuseum, Germany

Schokoladenmuseum, Germany

Three floors of a huge futuristic building on the Rhine are devoted entirely to the 3,000-year history of chocolate, from 1920's-era television ads to the making of molds to the re-creation of a tropical rain forest with actual cacao trees. The piece de resistance at Cologne's Schokoladenmuseum, or Chocolate Museum, is the giant chocolate fountain in the lobby -- look for the staffer dipping waffles in it and handing out samples to all who enter.

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