A new museum of Russian chocolate history has opened in the former Khanzhonkov’s House on Trimphalnaya Square.
The exhibition traces the history of chocolate industry in the Russian Empire and USSR. Here you can see a collection of famous Russian factories attributes and small pastry productions, unopened boxes and chocolate bars, candy wrappers with portraits of the revolution leaders and poetry of Mayakovsky, retrospective of industrial graphic by artist Manuel Andreev and the book «Chocolate Kitchen» that was published in Russia by chocolate manufacturer Conradi in 1901.
Museum visitors can see the entire process of making chocolate from roasting cocoa beans to manufacturing a chocolate bar. There is also a chocolate shop at the museum, where you can try different kinds of chocolate. The Museum invites kids and adults to workshops for and very chocolate excursions.