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When Roald Dahl wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 1964 little did he know that in 2020, one of the biggest chocolate manufacturers would create a museum with a huge chocolate fountain, just like in his book.
The Lindt Home of Chocolate has opened in Zurich on September 13 with something that's every chocolate lover’s dream – a 30ft tall chocolate fountain at the entrance.
The world’s largest chocolate museum was inaugurated by Ernst Tanner, President of the Lindt Chocolate Competence Foundation, Ueli Maurer, member of the Swiss Federal Council and the brand ambassador of Lindt chocolates, tennis star Roger Federer.
While it may not have a chocolate river or everlasting gobstoppers, the museum is still a
dream-come-true for chocolate addicts.
The chocolate fountain at the entrance is the centrepiece of the museum and pays homage to the world famous Lindor truffles.
At the 65,000 sq ft museum, you get to experience everything about chocolate making, from cultivation to production. Besides this, the exhibits will enable visitors to learn about the history of Swiss chocolate making, and teaches them not only about Lindt, but also about its famous predecessors.
If that is not enough to make the child in you jump with joy, there is more.
Visitors to the Lindt Home of Chocolate will be taken on a tour with an interactive exhibition comprising of seven different chocolate worlds inviting them on a journey to discover the origin of cocoa. You will learn everything about this magical ingredient that transformed our lives, from its cultivation in Ghana to its production.
At the Pralines Tasting Room, visitors will be able to sample Lindt masterpieces. At the Lindt Chocolateria, you can create your own delicacies at a chocolate-making class.
The museum also houses the largest Lindt chocolate shop in the world for you take back all the chocolate you want.
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The Lindt & Sprüngli factory has been operating in Kilchberg, Zurich since 1899.
The completion of the Lind Home of Chocolate marks a significant milestone in Swiss chocolate history. The project took all of seven years to finish, and will serve as a paradise for chocolate-lovers all over the world. According to reports, more than 100 million Swiss francs were invested in the chocolate museum.
What we want to know is will it have rainbow drops? The ones which when you suck them, you can spit in six different colours? That would be awesome!
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