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York's Chocolate Story

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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York's Chocolate Story is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You'll discover chocolate's origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in York
King's Square, York YO1 7LD, England
+44 1904 527765
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All reviewsmake your ownour tour guidecadbury worldfree sampleschocolate sampleslollipopscocoa beansgreat tourall agesknew his stuffchildren and adultsyork passwell worth a visitvalue for moneygreat attractioninteresting historyrainy day
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Reviewed today

Any visit to the magnificent ancient walled city of York should include a visit to History of Chocolate exhibition. Telling the story of chocolate from its beginnings in primitive South America right up to the present day in an informative and interest holding manner it...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed today

Wonderful attraction in the centre of York. Able to Pre-Book a time to suit. Tickets used in conjunction with Boat trip gave us 30% discount which was definitely worth doing. Young male guide was brilliant, very informative considering he had to put up with many...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed today

lots of information, you get chocolate at different stages when going through the history of chocolate & the make a white chocolate lollipop

Thank Tina Wilsher B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent 1:20 there and the time flew. The guides are suitably enthusiastic, and even engage the quieter members of the group. We actually found the story of the different company’s interesting as well. Not something easily achieved.

Thank AndyFenn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pedro was amazing. Very charismatic and enthusiastic. Really enjoyed the walk and free samples. Bonus of making our own chocolate lolly was brilliant too. Will 100% be back.

Thank ElementL
Reviewed 4 days ago

The guides knowledge of chocolate bars was amazing. It’s very hands on and you cannot get away from being reminded of a very real Charlie and the chocolate factory. Much better than expected.

Thank dimproblem
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent way to kill an hour on a wet afternoon. Carl our guide expertly and enthusiastically took us through the history of chocolate making, with later focus on local chocolate production. Lots of free samples and everyone was well entertained. Would recommend.

Thank Mc_Devious
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had so much fun and lots of chocolate tasting! Nick was very well informed and entertaining. The videos and interactive tour was above and beyond what I expected. The group was just the right size and the tour was not too fast or too...More

Thank tbrider28
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would have given this 5 stars but our guide Lee spoke too fast and was difficult to understand. I’m British, foreign visitors would have no chance. Nonetheless the tour was both enjoyable and informative. Making the white chocolate lollies was good fun. Recommended.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must for all children! Meet Santa, make your own chocolate take home lollipop and learn all about the making of chocolate.What a wonderful way to enjoy the Christmas spirit with children!

Thank Anne P
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Per person. You don’t pay for the parking. Just pay the driver for a return ticket per person when you board.
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Depends on time of year if school time what day last one to go in is 3/ 4 I think depending on how busy there if u r getting a York pass depending on how long u go for what u want to but the yorvik center is brilliant