August 1, 2014-January 31, 2015 Travel the world on the trail of chocolate! Discover chocolate’s origins in ancient Mexico, find out what role Caribbean sugar played in the birth of the American candy shop, and learn how chocolate evolved from a drink into a bar and the global industry we know today. Along the way, join us and the Roald Dahl Literary Estate in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dahl’s beloved book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Learn about this British author’s role in the early days of chocolate industry and how he came to write his classic story, now translated into 72 languages. Museum hours: June – Aug. 31, 2014, open daily from 11–5; Sept. 1, 2014–Jan. 31, 2015, open Wed.–Sun. 11–5. Admission: adults $6, seniors $5, children $4.