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Pennsylvania State Police Museum

187 Police Academy Drive, Hershey, PA
717.534.0565
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Hershey
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- Jul 13, 2014
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Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was a very informative and entertaining tour. It takes you through the building to see where the troopers train. You also get to see the history behind the state police. You need to make reservations since it is a private tour. I would highly recommend visiting here.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My father is a retired PA State Policeman, so my husband and I went to check it out. The museum is informative, but very small. The store also carries PSP tee sorts and mementos. You can also watch the cadets training if they are outside, which is very interesting. This is a nice little excursion.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Highly disappointed! We visited this museum with our children, who were very excited to learn more about PSP history. The ladies who are running the store didn't bother to greet us, so we went into the very small museum, and were through everything in less than 20 minutes. The lady in the store could barely look up to take our... More

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Middletown, Pannsylvania, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The Pennsylvania State Police is the first in the nation starting in 1905. It is well respected and has a long history. Due to this history, the musium was started several years ago buy some of the retired members. This is a small musium, not much room for several displays but it is behind the Pennsylvania State Police Academy. The... More

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Newville, Pennsylvania
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229 reviews 229 reviews
102 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I remember watching an episode of Mystery at the Museum and this museum was mentioned in relation to a lottery scam that the PSP managed to break. The museum is on the grounds of the PSP training academy and it is housed in a small building that sells clothing and items. It is a small museum but if you take... More

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