A project that aims to disseminate the origins of cacao in Yucatán and its close relationship with the Mayans, located in the heart of the Puuc Route, in front of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal
In this museum you will know data about the processing of cocoa, from its plantation and harvest until it is on the table in your home.
On this visit, you will visit different Mayan houses, where you will find graphic information about the Mayans and cocoa, as well as the cultivation of this plant.
You will walk through the paths created in the middle of the gardens, among orchids and some animals and plants that live there, you will also have the opportunity to visit the serpentarium with fascinating species in captivity.
This museum is located at the entrance of the Tikul plantation, a large area of approximately 300 hectares of cocoa cultivation, Creole organic cocoa, this plantation is the first of its kind in the state of Yucatan, which was born as a project that aims to produce approximately 1.2 tons of cocoa per year.
At the end of the tour, after observing the entire process of collecting and making chocolate, nothing better than a taste of that product, this can be better enjoyed while relaxing in one of the cafeteria seats while observing nature.
The cocoa museum is open from Monday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, with a general admission of 90 pesos for adults; children, the elderly and students pay 60 pesos.
Photos Choco Story Ecomuseo del Cacao