Move Over Willy Wonka, India Has It's Own Chocolate Museuem

Chocolate is one such item which is attached to people emotionally. People visit chocolate factories to find out how it is made and so on. But have you ever heard of a chocolate museum? Yes, India has its first-ever chocolate museum and it’s a paradise for all chocolate lovers. M&N Chocolate Museum on the Ooty-Mysore Highway was started in 2013, by a local family who had the intention of creating awareness about chocolates. 

Ooty, a small town in The Nilgiri Mountains, known for its magnificent hills, scenic viewpoints and greenery everywhere attracts nearly 30 lakh tourists yearly and no doubt the museum is already one of the hotspots of the town. The museum holds the LIMCA book of records for producing the longest chocolate bar in India which spans 18 metres.

This museum has it all; from a human-size mannequin made out of chocolate to information about how and when chocolate grows. From selling all types of chocolates to giving the customers chocolate kits to make their own. Vintage equipment, posters, charts about how chocolate came into existence, and some must-try flavours like dark almonds, dark raisins and chocolate bars, you name it and this place has it.


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Ooty is famous for the tribal people who call it their birthplace. They have unique houses and the pictures do not do justice. The museum has these houses made entirely from chocolate and no doubt, it is one of the main attractions in the museum. The blend of culture and chocolate is just a mesmerising sight to the eyes. Local guides inside the museum take you on a complete chocolate world, giving you the best insight into each and every corner of the museum.

At a minimal price of Rupees 20/- as an entry fee, which also covers some complimentary wafer sticks dipped in hot chocolate, you cannot afford to miss this place on your next visit to Ooty.