- 1 Cailler House
- 2 Weather
- 3 Access
- 4 Tourist attraction
- 5 Museum
- 6 Creation workshop
- 7 Shop
- 8 Playground
- 9 Video
- 10 Facebook
- 11 Related attractions
The Maison Cailler is a museum dedicated to chocolate and the history of the Cailler company in the town of Broc inside the Gruyère region.
Large parking lot 5 minutes from the museum.
The Cailler House is the tourist attraction generating the most visitors in French-speaking or Western Switzerland with 410,000 admissions in 2016 before Chillon Castle and its 370,000 admissions. It is located on the same site as the Cailler manufacturing plant employing 400 people in Broc next to Bulle.
The museum is divided into 4 parts, the first two are made up of audiovisual animations and the last two allow visitors to obtain information by approaching points of interest with their audioguide. Visits take place at regular intervals and in several languages.
The 4 main parts of the museum are as follows:
- Discovery of cocoa
- Cailler’s story
- Making of chocolate
Discovery of cocoa by the Spanish conquistadors
François-Louis Cailler founded a modern chocolate factory in 1819. In 1929, the Cailler company merged with Nestlé.
People involved in the manufacture of chocolate
From the picking of the cocoa to its delivery.
Tasting of the different Cailler chocolates
Tasting of different Cailler chocolates such as the Frigor or Femina series. You can follow the robotic production of chocolate bars.
A fee-based chocolate creation workshop is also available by reservation.
There is a shop where you can buy all kinds of Cailler chocolates.
Outside the museum, a playground in Cailler’s colours.
A video of the visit to the Cailler House.