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This museum is all about chocolate: its history, its recipes and more. In fact, Choco-Story's mission statement is: "To make known the story of the transformation of cocoa into chocolate and to promote the health and quality aspects of Belgian chocolate."

Still, if you wouldn't call yourself a chocolate connoisseur, you might skip the museum and instead head to one of Bruges' celebrated chocolate shops. One TripAdvisor user says this: "Not a great museum, but if you love chocolate, I mean can't go without the stuff, then it's good for you."

You'll find Choco-Story near the city center on Sint-Jansplein. The chocolate museum is open every day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is €7 EUR ($9.50 USD) for adults and €4 EUR ($5.50 USD) for kids between the ages of six and 11. For more information, visit the website

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