York’s Chocolate Story

York's Chocolate Story, King's Square, York YO1 7LD

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York’s Chocolate Story is located in the heart of York’s historic Minster Quarter, offers an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York’s most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations.

Visitors can discover the origins of chocolate, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert. York is the UK’s home of chocolate. While other northern cities made their wealth from wool, cotton and steel, York went its own sweet way and built a city from chocolate. This great tradition continues to this day, where all over the city there are echoes of York’s chocolate-making past. At York’s Chocolate Story a host of surprising secrets and fascinating facts behind York’s greatest chocolate products come to life – from the Chocolate Orange to the globally famous KitKat.

There is so much to see, including live chocolate-making demonstrations from skilled chocolatiers and a host of fascinating chocolate artefacts. Once guests have explored chocolate-making and its history, they can shop for and indulge in the finest chocolate in the attraction’s café and shop. There’s so much to enjoy and discover in the home of Chocolate!