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Visit : Museum/Discover, Chocolate Maker

Belgian Chocolate Village - opening on 20/09/14 in Brussels

Belgian Chocolate Village - opening on 20/09/14 in Brussels
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In the old Koekelberg chocolate factory, Brussels, come and discover the largest museum in Belgium solely dedicated to chocolate: the Belgian Chocolate Factory.

Situated near the Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Koekelberg, the Belgian Chocolate Village is Belgium's largest chocolate museum.

History, culture, tradition, a tasting room, a gift shop and a tropical greenhouse have all been made available so that you can discover the thousand and one facets of the world of chocolate.

The Belgian chocolate village

Come and discover a 900m² space entirely dedicated to the best chocolate in the world...Belgian chocolate!

The Belgian Chocolate Village prides itself on providing an upbeat atmosphere, but also a space to reflect, learn and reminisce. 

The scenographic journey will describe and show you the steps of chocolate making, its uses, its history, its benefits, the chocolate business and many more chocolatey aspects.

A tropical greenhouse in the heart of Brussels

The tropical greenhouse reproduces the cultivation conditions and the development of exotic plants. Inside, you will be able to see cacao trees, a banana tree, a pepper plant, a vanilla plant, to mention just a few...

Thinking of visiting?

Visits take place through a journey, in French, Dutch and English; and will have something for everyone as it is totally interactive. Audioguides are also available in 7 languages, which include Spanish, German, Japanese and Chinese. 

And to finish off your trip at the Belgian Chocolate Village, why not swing by the gift shop on your way out, or visit the temporary exhibition room, the reception area or the projection room.

Practical information

Official opening scheduled for 20 September 2014.
Open everyday except Monday.
During school holidays, open everyday including public holiday Mondays.

Opening hours
On weekdays: 9 am-6 pm. Last entry at 5 pm.
Weekends, school holidays and public holidays: 10 am-6 pm.
Closed on 25 December and 1st January.

Duration of visit: 1h.

Evening bookings at the Belgian Chocolate Village are available.

Let yourself be tempted by the taste of the Brussels Belgian Chocolate Village chocolatey goodness.


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