Sweet chocolate moments at the Chocolat Frey Visitor Centre in Buchs, near Aarau. Have fun exploring Switzerland’s no. 1 chocolate with all your senses.

How is chocolate made, what does a cocoa bean taste like?

The answers to these and many other questions can be found at Chocolat Frey’s interactive Discovery Centre - guaranteed fun for the whole family! Mould your own bar of chocolate and customise it with unusual toppings, enjoy a delicious hot chocolate in the café, or find your new, favourite chocolate in the Frey Boutique... just some of the delectable highlights during a visit to the Chocolat Frey Visitor Centre in Buchs, near Aarau.



Mondays closed. From Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm (except 25.12. und 1.1.)
Last tickets sold at 4.00 pm.

Evening event: Sweet Thursday!

Every first Thursday of the month from 18:30 until 20.00 pm.


Every first Thursday of the month, we offer a special chocolate moulding class in the evening.

We surprise with another creative and diversified class every evening event. Create your individual chocolates.

Select from brown, white or dark chocolate and choose a final decoration from over 20 different toppings – you decide how your chocolate looks and tastes like.

The moulding class, your personally chocolate, a drink and salty snacks as well as a 10% reduction for an after work shopping in our shop are included in the fee. 

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The sweetest unicorn ever – made by yourself

Only in the Visitor Centre of chocolate Frey you can mold your exclusive chocolate unicorn.


Your creativity has no limits.

You have a choice of white, brown, black or even pink unicorns.

You refine the chocolate with your favorite “spices”! It is the perfect event for your whole family.

In the price of CHF 19.- per adult and CHF 12.- per child (6 until 16 years) the workshop with its unicorn and the entry in the discovery centre at chocolate Frey’s Visitor Centre are included.


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Carnival masks on the top of a chocolate box

Handicraft works from 29 January until 10 March 2019.


Decorate a chocolate box with carnival masks on the top. First balls and processions start and it is time to bring first ideas for your mask on paper.

When you finished your box, you can pick a chocolate bar out of our big Chocolat Frey assortment in our Boutique.

In the price of CHF 5.- the chocolate box, the chocolate bar and the handicraft materials are included.


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Am 30.03.2019 Schoggi-Giessen und dabei Gutes tun!


Am Theodora Schoggi-Tag ist es möglich, sein ganz persönliches Schokoladenherz zu kreieren, zu verzieren, die Verpackung zu dekorieren und mit nach Hause zu nehmen. Für zusätzlichen Spass sorgen ein Theodora-Traumdoktor und ein abwechslungsreicher Spieleparcours. Jede Teilnahme unterstützt die Stiftung Theodora und hilft damit den Kindern im Spital.

Ein Herz für Kinder

Das eigene, ganz persönliche Schokoladenherz mit weisser, schwarzer oder brauner Schoggi kreieren und mit unzähligen Toppings verfeinern. Kosten: 19 Franken. Davon werden 10 Franken an die Stiftung Theodora gespendet.
Das Besucherzentrum Chocolat Frey offeriert zusätzlich für alle „Herzgiesser“ vergünstigte Eintritte für die Erlebniswelt Chocolat Frey. Erwachsene bezahlen CHF 10.00, Kinder CHF 5.00.

Charmant verpackt
Ein mit Schoggi gefülltes Kartonherz wartet auf Verschönerung: am Basteltisch kann es mit verschiedensten Materialien dekoriert, beschriftet und bemalt werden. Ein charmantes Geschenk an sich selbst oder für die Liebsten. Kosten: 10 Franken. Davon werden 5 Franken an die Stiftung Theodora gespendet.

Der Spieleparcours bietet grossen Spass für kleine Gäste: verschiedenste Stände laden zum Entdecken, Spielen und Verweilen ein. Ein Traumdoktor der Stiftung Theodora wird ebenfalls vor Ort sein und für Unterhaltung sorgen. Der Eintritt ist kostenlos.

Wer ist die Stiftung Theodora?
Die Stiftung Theodora verfolgt seit 1993 das Ziel, den Alltag von Kindern im Spital und in spezialisierten Institutionen mit Freude und Lachen aufzuheitern. Jährlich schenken die Traumdoktoren auf tausenden Kinderbesuchen Lachen und Momente des Glücks.
Die als gemeinnützig anerkannte Stiftung ersucht um keinerlei staatliche Subventionen. Die Finanzierung der wöchentlichen Künstlerbesuche beruht vollständig auf der Unterstützung von Spendern und Partnern.


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For the best mom ever

Wednesday 1st May, Weekends from 4 until 5 May & Saturday 11 May 2019.


Just make your mom a great pleasure with Swiss chocolate.

Is the chocolate even made by her kids, every mom will be excited.

In Chocolat Frey’s Visitor Centre, you can create your personally chocolate heart for Mother’s Day or just invite your mom for one of our classes and pass a funny family trip in Chocolat Frey’s Visitor Centre.

In the price of CHF 19.- per adult and CHF 12.- per child (6 until 16 years) the workshop with its heart and the entry in the discovery centre at chocolate Frey’s Visitor Centre are included.


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Easter Chocolate Moulding

Easter Chocolate Moulding in Chocolat Freys Visitor Centre.


Create two own favorite Easter chocolate bars, made with love. Choose from milk, dark or white chocolate and a selection of special Easter toppings to make your own unique chocolate. Just a great experience for children and adults.


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Mould your own bunny

Create your own Easter bunny with Swiss chocolate - a pleasure for the whole family


Just mould your own bunny with brown or dark chocolate and decorate it with white chocolate. A bunny made by yourself, tastes even better!
Try the chocolate figure moulding by yourself. We offer the bunny classes for the whole family from 3 April until Easter Monday 22 April 2019.

In the price of CHF 15.- per adult and CHF 9.- per child (6 until 16 years) the workshop with its bunny and the entry in the discovery centre at chocolate Frey’s Visitor Centre are included.

There is a waiting time for the bunnies (until the liquid chocolate gets hard) of 90 minutes. You have the possibility to bridge the time nicely in our cinema, in the Café Frey or go for a tour in our discovery center.


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  • Chocolate Moulding Booking

    Create your very own favourite chocolate – something sweet and special for both young and old.

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    Make someone happy with our numerous voucher ideas. It’s easy to print out the vouchers at home. Click here to visit the voucher shop.

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  • Chocolat Frey Discovery Centre

    An interactive tour of the world of chocolate. Interesting facts about the world’s most popular confectionery. Tastings from the production line.

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  • Boutique Frey

    The world’s only Boutique Frey, with the biggest range of Chocolat Frey chocolate, including Fan Shop. Free entry.

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  • Café Frey

    Take a break in comfortable Café Frey, with sun terrace and factory playground. Free entry.

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  • Children’s birthday parties

    We will organise a fantastic, unforgettable birthday party for your child at Chocolat Frey’s Visitor Centre.

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  • Packages and prices

    Here are the current prices for entry to the Chocolat Frey Visitor Centre. Entry to Boutique Frey and Café Frey is free.

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    Contact information and details about travelling to Chocolat Frey’s Visitor Centre and parking facilities.

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  • Gift vouchers

    A gift voucher is always a sweet idea. Personalised vouchers to print out right away or to order.

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  • Schools / Groups

    We offer a package to suit any group. We’d love to tailor a package for your group.

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    There is always something going on at the Chocolat Frey visitor center. Special events for all Chocoholics.

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