The Belgian Chocolate Village, settled in the historical art-deco location of the former Victoria Biscuiterie Chocolaterie (BCV) factory, is one of the largest museums dedicated to chocolate. The scenographic tour displays and explains the stages of the manufacture of chocolate, its uses, its history, its benefits, its economics and its diversity. It appeals to all the visitors' senses. At the heart of the museum, a tropical greenhouse reproduces the conditions where the cocoa trees are grown, as well as banana trees, turmeric and other spices. Thanks to the modern, well-equipped chocolate workshop you can experience the daily work of the artisan chocolate maker and follow specific chocolate workshops. During your visit, you can discover magnificent sculptures of famous Brussels monuments: the Basilica of Koekelberg, the Cinquantenaire and the Atomium. A video explains the manufacturing of these masterpieces made by famous master chocolate makers sculptors.
Themes : History - Science - Brussels
Duration : 1h00
Language Spoken : fr,nl,en
Participants : 15 à 25 personnes
Visit resources : Disponible
Picknick : Les élèves peuvent prendre le pique-nique dans le Salon belle-Epoque moyennant une consommation par personne (55 places assises).
Additional information : There is a 7-language (French, Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese) audioguide presentation of the tour, available in two versions, one for adults and one for children.