Choco-Story Uxmal is a museum dedicated to chocolate that is harvested near this archaeological area. It is located in a hacienda nearby the zone of Uxmal.
Choco-Story Uxmal is a museum dedicated to chocolate that is harvested near this archaeological area. It is located in a hacienda nearby the zone of Uxmal. This project was possible thanks to a private effort and that of experts in the world of chocolate.
They have the same purpose of devoting most of their knowledge to show the world the relevance of the Mayans and the Aztecs. The visitor will be able to know the role of the cocoa among the pre-Columbian Mayans either as a currency, tribute, or drink for the nobles.
The tour is enriched with a Chac Chaac ceremony, led by a Mayan priest and a demonstration room where the elaboration of pre-Hispanic chocolate is explained.
Choco-Story Uxmal, the Chocolate Museum, is located at kilometer 78 of the old Merida-Campeche highway in the hotel zone five minutes from the archaeological zone.
You will be the main guest of the tour where you will taste a natural cocoa drink; witnessing firsthand the process of elaboration of ceramics and a Mayan ceremony, and you will also have the opportunity to be with animals in our Environmental Management Unit for the conservation of Wildlife (UMA) and “refuge” of fauna.
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It is the first museum in Mexico dedicated to this food, located on seven hectares alongside a 300-hectare cocoa plantation.
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