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Scuola del Cioccolato Perugina, impara dai maestri cioccolatieri

Casa del Cioccolato ®

Casa del Cioccolato® Perugina®: an experience in the chocolate world as pleasant as ever! 

From the charm of Historic Museum to the heart of the Factory, to discovering the taste of chocolate and a course at the Scuola del Cioccolato® to complete your experience

WELCOME TO THE CASA DEL CIOCCOLATO ®

A few kilometres away from Perugia’s town centre, CASA DEL CIOCCOLATO® PERUGINA®: there is a unique place in the world awaiting you, where you’ll be able to discover the secrets to this ‘divine food’ and an extraordinary Italian establishment.

The tour starts at the Historic Museum and continues into the heart of the Factory, where you’ll taste delicious Perugina® products. BOOKING IS HIGHLY RECOMMEND to avoid queues and inconveniences.

If you then want to fully enjoy this magical world, theScuola del Cioccolato® offers Courses and Workshops for you to experiment with the distinctive qualities of chocolate yourself, along with chocolate-making techniques.

Our well-stocked gift shop provides Perugina® creations for a sweet souvenir of your visit.

THE ENJOYING AND EXCITING MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

The second Italian corporate museum, it celebrates the history of Perugina, one of Italy’s oldest and cherished brands.

The tour starts with a short video on how chocolate is processed, while the first part of the Museum is devoted to cocoa: from its origins to the modern processing method.  

The fascinating Museum Gallery – full of images, wrappings and packaging – illustrates more than 100 years of Italian-made manufacturing with a video screen featuring all of Perugina’s TV adverts: from the first commercials to today’s ads.

A special focus is placed on the legendary Bacio Perugina®, with anecdotes, footage and records of the world-renowned chocolate of love.

 Visita fabbrica Perugina ®

TASTE THE CHOCOLATE AND VISIT THE FACTORY

Visitors are led to the heart of the FACTORY, in an itinerary full of excitement and aromas, culminating with a TASTING of Perugina products: this is where enjoyment, quality and authenticity of taste come together.

Your journey continues with a visit of the Factory thanks to an overhead walkway, where you will be able to see products according to the production calendar.

Degustazione Casa del cioccolato Perugina ®

LEARNING FROM THE MASTER CHOCOLATIERS

Watch the video and enter the magical world of Scuola del Cioccolato® Perugina® now.

Inaugurated in 2004, the first in Italy open to the public, it captures the experience, expertise and creativity of Perugina®.

Fitted with stations with everything you need, with the tools required to process the ‘divine food’, this is a place where the privilege of creating your own chocolate is also combined with the enjoyment of sharing and the magic of feeling like a child, as you might have to get your hands dirty!
 
The special ingredients of the Scuola del Cioccolato ® Perugina ®, the Maestri Cioccolatieri, who every year put their passion into offering a large variety of Courses and skilfully guide all the participants, both beginners and experts, in the fascinating discovery of chocolate.

WHO IS THE SCUOLA DEL CIOCCOLATO ® PERUGINA ® FOR?

From courses for amateurs to learning-educational workshops for schools or companies up to actual Master’s in Chocolate Making carefully designed by our Master Chocolatiers, to cater to the needs of a varied public: from young chefs who have never worn an apron to aspiring professionals who want to learn the secrets and processing techniques of chocolate, such as manual tempering.

The ideal place to reply to the most common questions, like how to melt chocolate, make a glossy crunchy icing, make chocolates with your own hands or how to decorate a chocolate cake.

CREATE THE BEST-SUITED COURSE FOR YOU TOGETHER WITH US. Get in touch at +39 02 45467655 if calling from abroad or 800800907 (free of charge) if calling from Italy, from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6:30pm. Or WRITE HERE.

 

OUR CHOCOLATE COURSES

COME AND VISIT

The Casa del Cioccolato Perugina® is in the Perugina® factory in Viale San Sisto 207/C, Perugia, 15 minutes away from the old town centre. 

OPENING TIMES AND COSTS

MUSEUM

From Monday to Friday 9am / 1pm - 2pm / 5:30pm Saturday 10am / 4pm (closed on Saturdays from 10 January to 4 February). In June and July: Monday afternoons by reservation only.

Full ticket: €9, discounted €7 (from 13 to 17 years of age, groups of at least 10 people, carers of disabled people and over 65 years of age). Discounted cost from 6 to 12 years of age: €4. Free for children under 5 and disabled people. Schools: 0-5 years free, primary and lower secondary schools €3,upper secondary schools €5.


SCHOOL

Course in English available upon reservation only, available every day excluding Sundays and public holidays. Costs available on request. For bookings and information, call +39 02 45467655 from abroad and 800800907 (free of charge) from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6:30pm. Or write HERE.


SHOP

From Monday to Friday 9am / 1pm - 2pm / 5:30pm Saturday 10am / 4pm (closed on Saturdays from 10 January to 4 February). In June and July: Monday afternoons by reservation only.

FAQ

Do I need to book my visit?

We highly recommend you do, both to avoid unavailability during busy periods and to avoid having to wait. You can book from Italy at 800800907 (free of charge) from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6:30pm and at +39 02 45467655 if calling from abroad. 

Do I need to book the course?

Yes, this is always a mandatory requirement, except for occasional last-minute events on site. You can book from Italy at 800800907 (free of charge) from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6:30pm and at +39 02 45467655 if calling from abroad.

Can the visit and the course take place on the same day?

Yes, in this case the booking is required for both.

Is the factory always open to the public?

It is, barring special technical needs. Moreover the factory runs according to the production calendar: as this is a highly seasonal product, there are periods of the year when only part of the factory runs or is not operational.

Are tastings always available?

Yes, they are available throughout the year.