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Hershey Trolley Works

251 Park Boulevard, Hershey, PA 17033
717 533 3000
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Ranked #5 of 6 Activities in Hershey
Type: Tours
Traveler Description: Hershey Trolley Works offers sight-seeing, chocolate-tasting, historical tours of Hershey, PA.  A quick note about reviews: Hershey Trolley Works is... more »
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Ithaca, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We chose the Halloween trolley ride because it was the only time that worked for us but we are so glad we did. Shout out to The two Garys and Wilbur for putting on a great show. Wilbur's antics had us all cracking up!

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hyde park new york
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

this is well worth the few dollars it costs, you ride the trolley with a tour guided conductoress a trolley driver and a hilarious bumbling assistant. its a comedy and tour in one, you visit all the sites that make Hershey what it is and learn knowledge and history at the same time and at certain stops you get free... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It is so unbelievably not entertaining. I realize, the "actors" are doing what they're instructed to do, but they are really, really bad. The script and schtick are outdated and just not funny. The songs????? What???? I thought we were on a hidden camera show. Its bad, you really need to update it or just stop it all together. My... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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86 reviews 86 reviews
63 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Hershey Trolley Works is good, but not quite as I anticipated. I was expecting a historical tour, which is what I thought is was, its not. It was a show, historically oriented, with singing, and is for children, which of course is why families go to Hershey. Now I know that they do history tours in fall and spring, in... More

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Niagara Falls
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went on the trolley ride last week end. It is 1 and a quarter hours long and well worth it. You learn about Hershey and the Milton Hershey School. We stopped at Founders Hall at the school which was very impressive. Our tour guide was excellent and provided a great deal of information about the Hershey company and it's... More

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Bucks County, PA
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

They offer two versions of this tour, one with an "Historian Narrator" and one with "Actors to Entertain You." The tour is supposed to tell the history of Milton Hershey founding his successful chocolate company, while showing you some of the sights around town. This time I took some guests on the tour with the "Actors." Terrible, terrible, terrible. I... More

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

It was amazing to learn about the foundation of the Hershey company, the philanthropy of Milton Hershey, and the creation of the town. The most impressive part of the tour was the Hershey School, which educates (for free) about 2000 kids from orphanages and underprivileged family. The tour guide was a little corny, but hey, I like corny humor. He... More

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Nice way to see the town and learn about Mr. Hershey. I learned many things I did not know. The guide running around town was entertaining but the singing was the corny part.

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Honeoye Falls, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My family of five with young kids (2-7) and two adults ALL LOVED this tour ~ It was such a great tour of Hershey's life ~ We caught glimpses of all sorts of key places in Hershey's life, learned a LOT about him and the birth of Hershey the company, empire, and town. Yes, the seats are hard wood (it's... More

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Buffalo, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

First off this is not a tour of the town and all the buildings. It is more of a Mr. Hershey story....but that was okay just don't be expecting an architecturally tour this is not it. But it was a nice tour of all things Mr. Hershey. Honestly if it was not for the BEST tour guide ever - WILBER!... More

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