Product Code: YCS-V
At York’s Chocolate Story you can discover the stories behind the greatest names in chocolate, unwrap the secrets of chocolate making and even learn the art of the chocolatier for yourself. A 75-minute fully guided tour and three floors of interactive exploration take you on a journey through the city where chocolate made history.
Your expert guide will lead you through the History of chocolate's founding families and the fascinating facts behind their finest creations in the story zone.
The journey continues on the factory zone; you will first learn how a simple cocoa bean is transformed into the finest chocolate in our virtual chocolate factory. Also you’ll discover the history of some of York’s most iconic chocolate brands – take a trip down memory lane and reminisce with some retro favourites from times gone by.
You’ll also learn the secret of why chocolate makes us feel so good and why it has an ethical and sustainable future. Then it’s time to master the secrets of the chocolatier, as you create hand-made chocolates for yourself, before seeing how our very own experts do it. Watch our Chocolatiers as they showcase the art of chocolate-making and sample the fruits of their labour: fresh hand-made chocolates.
- Know about York's founding confectionery families, whilst sampling some of our delicious chocolate
- Learn about the origins of chocolate
- Explore York's chocolate history at York's Chocolate Story
- Chocolate Samples
- Tour Guide
Know Before You Book
- If you are late for your tour, an alternative tour is not guaranteed
- The tour is wheelchair friendly
- Children under the age of 4 are free of admission charges
- Only working assistance dogs are permitted but please arrange it in advance of your visit
- Those with allergies should be aware that the chocolate is produced in an environment where nuts may
Know Before You Go
- Please exchange your printed/digital voucher at the meeting point
- Nut free, dairy free and gluten free chocolate is available on request
Location & Meeting Points
York's Chocolate Story
3-4 ,King's Square,