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ChocoMuseo

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Address: Calle atrvesada, frenetic a bancentro, Granada 43000, Nicaragua
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+505 2552 4678
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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ChocoMuseo is the new Cacao and Chocolate Museum in Granada Nicaragua.It...

ChocoMuseo is the new Cacao and Chocolate Museum in Granada Nicaragua.It offers a great overview of the history, the nature and the manufacturing of the cacao and the chocolate. There is a chocolate factory located inside the museum and Cacao farm tours are offered..

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US$105.70*
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Chocolate Museum Tour from Managua
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US$135.69*
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Make Your Own Chocolate Tour From Managua

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Educative, fun + tasty

We had a fun visit to the museum during which we learned a lot about cocoa and even made our own chocolate. Ismael was a very entertaining guide and was also good at getting the... read more

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Wrightstown, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ismael is hilarious. You will not stop smiling with this extremely informative, hands-on tour. Well worth the money! Try three chocolate drinks from history (that you make) and then take home a self-made chocolate bar (we're talking full-size chocolate bar... not that little fun size)

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Thank Aaron_Lindsey
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, the museum shows - and guides tell all that in a friendly but frantic way - but is primarily a commercial enterprise and shop/restaurant. Very interesting however, but the rushed atmosphere made the sampling of a dozen or so offered small shots of chocolate liquor (potent) drinks at the end of the paid tour many tourists a bit tipsy,... More 

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Thank hulstra
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a chocoholic, so naturally I was excited to visit. So there are a few facts posted on the walls about the origin of chocolate and how to make it. That's it. The there was a store. One could buy lots of chocolate items. Other than the brownies, nothing tasted good. Chocolate seemed stale and not well made. I bought... More 

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Thank longstrangetrip18
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning architecture with nature all around. Views are amazing and picturesque and the staff is gracious and kind. Will absolutely be back for a pool and spa day

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Thank Sparky01950
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun visit to the museum during which we learned a lot about cocoa and even made our own chocolate. Ismael was a very entertaining guide and was also good at getting the kids involved. The only reason I don't give a full five points is that I think the pricing for the tour & chocolate making is... More 

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Thank sra_raposa
Kortrijk, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the workshop where you learn about the chocolate making process. Alejandro was our cook and he explained everything really wel, he was very enthousiastic and made it an interactive workshop. At the end we did a little quiz to see if we had paid enough attention and you can keep your own chocolate bar! It was a nice... More 

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Parker, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more could you want than fresh chocolate! Starting with chocolate in the shell, heating them on an open fire in a pan like a wok, peeling then squishing with mortar and pestle. We added different ingredients following the directions and ended with a dark chocolate bar..yum

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Thank buffalodoughboy
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Choco Museo has so many awesome products for sale (and a 10% discount throughout the shop if you take the workshop) and free samples of the various chocolate infused liquors and choco tea, and the chocolate making workshop is so much fun...... You get to see how the cacao grows and then you make some chocolate all the way... More 

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Thank Stacey P
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your definition of museum is a "guide" enticing you to buy $9 chocolate bars and overpriced chocolate liqueur, then yes, this is a museum.

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Thank Mario C
Virginia
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86 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guide made this tour really fun by singing silly songs and getting everyone involved. The chocolate bar we made turned out surprisingly good! We had to leave our chocolate there to harden and picked up a couple hours later. Fun for young kids.

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