The History of Chocolate with American Heritage Chocolate - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
Price: Free with admission: $15 adults; $12 teachers and seniors; $10 students; $5 kids ages 5-13; free for kids 4 and younger
170 Central Park West - 212-485-9293
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Description: Chocolate was not always sold as a candy bar. See, smell, and taste colonial hot chocolate. Watch as American Heritage Chocolate educators grinds cocoa beans, add spices like red pepper, nutmeg, and cinnamon, and heat up hot chocolate to taste.