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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Paris, Brussels or Antwerp, you must purchase a ticket from Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Schiphol, you must then purchase a ticket to Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

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Musée du Cacao et du Chocolat
9, rue de la Tête d'Or
Brussels
+ 32 (0) 25142048
http://www.mucc.be/


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The Kingdom of Chocolate


Belgians, me in particular, love to tell everyone that their chocolate is the best in world. A short tour of the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate will certainly help to convince you...

Once upon a time...


Immerse yourself in a world of cocoa and chocolate as intense as when Charlie won his golden ticket, opening the doors of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Except without Johnny Depp. And for good reason, this commodity has never ceased to fascinate us. If the Mayans were the first to cultivate cocoa, more than 2,000 years before Christ, the Belgians were the first to make chocolate one of their most exported products.

From bean to bar


The Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate has a dual purpose: to retrace the history of chocolate and allow its visitors to discover the secrets of the cocoa culture and its transformation. From the Aztecs to Europe, the pod to the bar, the culture of cocoa has for centuries held an important place in both gastronomy and the economy. No reason to feel guilty - enjoy it!

Photo credit: Tine Sébert
Sophie, 31 FASHION ADDICT

I work as a fashion consultant, tear through the papers every morning, race off to concerts whenever I can and claim ""belgitude"" as a guarantee of original quality! My little extra: new shops, trendy concept-stores, organic restaurants and artists' workshops.

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