For thousands of years humans have been fascinated with the delicious phenomenon that we call “chocolate.” Journey through history to get the complete story behind the tasty treat that we crave in Chocolate: The Exhibition, developed by The Field Museum. You’ll begin in the rainforest with the unique cacao tree whose seeds started it all. Visit the ancient Maya civilization of Central America and discover what chocolate meant nearly 1,500 years ago. Then travel forward in time and northward to the Aztec civilization of 16th -century Mexico, where cacao seeds were so valuable they were used as money. Discover chocolate’s introduction into the upper class of European society and its transformation into a mass-produced world commodity.
Chocolate: The Exhibition will engage your senses and reveal facets of this sumptuous sweet that you’ve never thought about before. You’ll explore the plant, the products and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of science, history and popular culture. Chocolate is a sweet experience for all ages!
Admission is $13 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under. 3 and under is free. Group tour discounts are also available. Call 714-956-8936 for more information or access www.muzeo.org.
Hours are 10 AM – 5 PM daily.
MUZEO is located at 241 S. Anaheim Blvd. in the heart of downtown Anaheim.