Pamper the little ones on their month with a visit to the Candy Museum of Monterrey. With the motto “to take a sweet memory of Nuevo Leon”, this is how this museum invites its visitors to discover this space dedicated to the sweetest delights of the city and the entire state of Nuevo Leon.
This museum is led by the Santoscoy Tamez family who for more than 50 years have been dedicated to the production of regional sweets with recipes that have passed from generation to generation and that never cease to please its visitors of all ages.
To know a bit more about the history of sweets, it is said that these go back to the time of the Colony. The sugar cane was brought from Spain and it was in Orizaba Veracruz where the first sugar mill was established, gradually bringing this ingredient to Mexican families. Today each state of the country makes its own sweets with varied ingredients typical of the region.
What can be found in this Museum?
Besides being a cultural space where you can learn about the elaboration of homemade sweets, this space has sweets and handicrafts for sale. Among the products elaborated are: candy covered nuts, dulce de leche, glorias, guava roll, fig candy, tamarind, marzipan, among many more.
Make sure to come to this attractive and delicious place, it is a good idea to celebrate the month dedicated to kids. The museum is located on Paseo Santa Lucia, very close to the Museum of Mexican History. The entrance fee is 40 Mexican pesos for adults and 30 Mexican pesos for children.
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Photo by: La Molienda