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York's Chocolate Story

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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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

The tour was very interesting with free chocolate as you went round. Pedro made it interesting and fun.

Thank tizzicat
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great hour tour! Pretty funny too Carl our guide was anyway, some interesting facts of where aero kitkat and Terry orange started from and rowntrees and you get to taste chocolate and make your own at the end cool thing to do to pass an...More

Thank Nathan P
Reviewed yesterday

Simply an opportunity not to be missed especially if you have a sweet tooth! Our guide Nick took us on an enjoyable and informative history of chocolate in York with lots of samples to taste as well! You even get the chance to have a...More

Thank David_R503983
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely day out with the kids a mix of ages but it was thoroughly enjoyed by the whole family and would definitely recommend it as a day trip, especially if you are a chocolate loving family like us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with the hubby and kids, aged 10 and 13. We found it really interesting, and loved all the history and the samples. It was something unusual to do. It cost about £40 for all 4 of us together. We enjoyed making our own chocolate...More

Thank bempey22
Reviewed 3 days ago

The plant tour is divided in to small groups each with an expert guide. Unlike many tours this one offers an aspect of 'hands on' which results in actual samples.

Thank 88Duncans
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This tour was excellant. It was over 2 floors but there were lifts for the disabled. The staff were very knowledgeable, and explained everything with a sense of humour, which was great. We even got to make our own lollipops!! Fun day out

Thank Lesley I
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were not sure what to expect from this but really enjoyed it. Our tour guide Nick took as on a journey through the history of chocolate with lots of free samples! Very interesting and Nick was great. You also got to decorate tour own...More

Thank CA1girl
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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
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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