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Kakaw Museo del Cacao & Chocolateria Cultural

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Enjoyable afternoon experience

An educational, lazy afternoon experience that is punctuated with the region's best chocolate? Not... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Carolina B
Very interesting!

I did not know that this is the birthplace of chocolate. Small museum by an owner who certainly... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
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5 Mar 2018
“Enjoyable afternoon experience”
2 Mar 2018
“Very interesting!”
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Kakaw Museum documents and shows the historical and cultural legacy of cocoa in México and Then in all the world. In our chocolates shops you can discover and taste the flavors of our cocoa with fine aroma that we produce in our own plantations. "We...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calle 1ro. de Marzo # 16 | Centro Historico, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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+52 967 631 7995
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Small but nicely done. Interesting collection of objects used in the process around a central cafe. Great shop.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The museum isn’t big and barely justifies the time or cost - but oh that hot chocolate. From 60% to 100% cacao - choose your “poison”, pick milk or water, and maybe spice it up with some alcohol and you have pure joy served in...More

Thank Omerabin
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Here's a GREAT late afternoon stop while visiting San Cristobal. This well laid out museum has a lot to offer from static displays to live tasting. Most of the captioned displays also feature English translations too. Go ahead, I dare you not to buy some...More

Thank lmwjerry
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I took the tour and it was unbelievable all the history and facts of chocolate. Chiapas has the best chocolate in all the world. If you want the best QUALITY, kakaw is a must to stop. Most of the chocolate commercial producers sell us sugar...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The history how the Mayans were using and consuming the cacao is interesting. They have a drawing that shows the value of the cacao seeds and is interesting to see the high value then. At the end you try different levels of cacao and sugar...More

Thank Torito M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

They do not offer any classes in english and there is very little english written anywhere. We therefor skipped the museum upstairs. The employes speak ZERO english too. Prices were high and they offered very little samples so difficult to decide what to buy if...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Walk into a little cafe with lots of authentic cacao beverages served in little canoe shaped bowls. The cafe sits in a garden atium and you then wander up the stairs to a museum and gallery that surrounds the open space. Lots to learn and...More

Thank lauriesequana
Reviewed 6 March 2018

An educational, lazy afternoon experience that is punctuated with the region's best chocolate? Not a bad way to spend a few hours.

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I did not know that this is the birthplace of chocolate. Small museum by an owner who certainly takes pride in the history of Chiapas. Be sure to take your ticket to the Jade Museum, as the ticket gets you in to both!

Thank DaveBYU
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

In 5 minutes you are done.It is not a museum just a collection of dusty stuff for which you pay an entrance fee.

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