The Museum or Chocolate Secrets
Introducing the Visit, the museum entrance is a small paved courtyard surrounded by magnificent windows, that renders the atmosphere of "Île de France" (Paris area) : you can admire the facade of the shop "Marquise de Sevigne", place de la Madeleine in Paris and a replica of the original factory, located in Royat, near Clermont-Ferrand.
The conference room
In troducing the museum visit, you will see a film about cocoa and chocolate, in the conference room.
The conference room can also be used as a meeting place for the public, during events on chocolate theme : conferences, introduction to wine tasting, seminars ...
Chocolat Secrets tour
The tour takes you first through the history of cocoa beans from the Aztecs to their arrival at the Spanish court.
Then you'll learn the processing of beans into chocolate and continue your journey into the industrial age.
Finally, you'll meet the Marquise de Sevigne and discover the link between this famous french letter writer and chocolate.
Follow the fascinating story of chocolate told in animated scenes.
From cocoa to chocolate
The wonderful story of a transformation or how the cocoa bean becomes chocolate (a sensorial encounter in which the visitor is plunged by a machine into the heart of the chocolate-making process).
A brand's rise to fame
Created in 1898, the Marquise de Sévigné brand is now an ambassador for chocolate throughout the world.
Its distinctive types of chocolate beguile the palate and help transmit its high-quality know-how.
The demonstation laboratory
A professional chocolate-maker will show you the art of chocolate-making, answer your questions and exchange views.