A gift for the gods. A symbol of wealth and luxury. An economic livelihood. Bonbons. Hot fudge. Candy bars.
Through more than 200 objects and highly detailed replicas, immersive exhibitry, interactives, and media, this bilingual exhibition explores chocolate throughout history and around the world. Chocolate will engage your senses and reveal facets of this sumptuous sweet that you’ve never thought about before. You’ll explore the plant, the products, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of science, history, and popular culture.
Chocolate and its national tour were developed by The Field Museum, Chicago. This project was supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation.
4500 - 5000 ft2 (464.52 - 510.97 m2).
At least 10 ft. (3.05 m.).
One-way, inbound, paid by host venue
English and Spanish; additional language conversion to be provided by host venue
- Chocolate Fact Sheet
- Chocolate Tour Schedule
- Chocolate Exhibition Brief
- Chocolate Exhibition Website
Contact Us:Hilary Hansen, Traveling Exhibitions Manager. (+001) (312) 665-7370
Lindsay Washburn, Traveling Exhibitons Coordinator. (+001) (312) 665-7311
Amy Bornkamp, Senior Manager of Exhibition Planning & Partnerships. (+001) (312) 665-7404