5 Food Museums Around The World

Food museums, which describe the palates and cuisines of their countries for visitors, are emergent venues well worth visiting.

ADATEPE OLIVE OIL MUSEUM

At this museum in the town of Küçükkuyu in Çanakkale province, you can observe the stages of olive oil production as well as tasting the product. Implements used for picking olives, old presses, and vessels for transporting and storing olives are on display in the museum.

THE POTATO MUSEUM

This museum in the U.S. state of Idaho was opened in 1988 by potato farmers in the region. Among its interesting exhibits are the world’s largest potato chip and a 1,600-year-old potato storage vessel.

THE HOLLAND CHEESE MUSEUM

This interesting museum is located directly opposite the cheese market in the Dutch city of Alkmaar. A variety of items are on display at this venue, which also offers detailed information about the process of cheese production.

THE MUSHROOM MUSEUM


This museum in France’s famous Loire Valley is a venue mushroom lovers are going to love. And you can even taste several wild and rare varieties.


THE MUSEUM OF BURNED FOOD


The burned states of several different dishes are exhibited at this museum in the U.S. state of Virginia. The process that led to the museum began when curator Deborah Conant burned a dish she was preparing for friends.