Overview & description

York's Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, 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 and even the sustainable future of chocolate.

The journey begins thousands of years ago in the rainforests of Central America and continues through the history of chocolate’s founding families and the fascinating facts behind their finest creations. Visitors can learn how a simple cocoa bean is transformed into the finest chocolate, and take a look at the history of York’s most iconic chocolate brands. Then master the secrets of the chocolatier, as you create hand-made chocolates for yourself, before seeing how the experts do it.

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Type Price
Adult £11.50
Senior Citizen £10.50
Student £10.50
Child (aged 4-15 years) £9.50
Child (under 4) FREE
Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) £39.95
Family of 5 (max. 2 adults) £49.95

Facilities available at York's Chocolate Story

  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor
  • Card Payment


  • Trip Advisor
  • Visit England