Chocolate Museum
Lithuania, Shiauliai

In 2012, in the city of Šiauliai, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Lithuanian candy factory Ruta, the Chocolate Museum was opened. The museum occupies the old factory building, which once housed the first production halls. The museum exposition tells about the history of chocolate, about the traditions of its preparation from the time of the Aztecs and Maya to the present day, as well as about the appearance of the first chocolate factories in Lithuania. In the museum you can not only learn about the intricacies of making chocolates, but also become a participant in the process. After a fascinating tour, visitors will find a cafe at the Chocolate Museum. Here you can taste exclusive desserts, taste chocolate, similar to the one that the Aztecs, Mayans and European nobles used to eat. You can buy sweets and desserts in the Ruta factory's company store, which are so loved by children and adults all over the world.