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The Hershey Story

63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033
+1 717-534-8939
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Family vacay 2017

A surprisingly good experience! The facility was immaculate, staff exceptional. The material was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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Make Your Own Candy Bar

We were in Hershey for my daughter's 7th birthday. What a nice treat for her to make her own candy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wales, Massachusetts
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Hershey starts here! How did Milton Hershey go from bankruptcy to brilliance, transforming chocolate from a luxury to an everyday treat? How did he invent a community? Why did he give away his fortune? That's the Hershey story. Enjoy a 45-minute, hands on class in the Chocolate Lab and sample warm drinking chocolate from around the world at Tastings. Grab a delicious treat from the Pantry Café and find a unique assortment of keepsakes and chocolate at Museum Shop.
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63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033
+1 717-534-8939
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A surprisingly good experience! The facility was immaculate, staff exceptional. The material was interesting for all ages, including interactive stuff for all ages. More people need to know the story of the life of Milton Hershey, he was a great American businessman, but more important,...More

Thank FiremanScan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Hershey for my daughter's 7th birthday. What a nice treat for her to make her own candy bar! I compared this to the make your own bar at Chocolate World and the cost was less at the Hershey Story Museum. We had...More

Thank Chewsty15
Reviewed 2 days ago

They did not offer the chocolate tastings on weekends, and the chocolate lab was sold out during the times we were there, so buy your tickets ahead of time if that's what you're interested in. I would have liked a couple of samples during our...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Purchased a Groupon for the Hershey Story and had a fantastic time with my husband and 11 year old daughter. We first did the warm chocolate tasting and my daughter did the kids tasting. So much fun tasting the different chocolates and how the percentage...More

Thank lisalG4963IT
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a place. Everyone should visit. Nicely done. Tribute to our chocolate god. We'd be back!! Joe Nolt, Lancaster, PA.

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Hershey Lodge and this was included in our hotel stay. We enjoyed it. We skipped the chocolate lab part. It is a small museum but very informative and interesting about Milton Hershey's life. I work retail so I enjoyed the exhibit...More

Thank ErisShaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy learning new things this was a great little stop. The museum isn't extremely large but it was very informative. I left very impressed by what Mr. Hershey accomplished and the legacy he left.

2  Thank TimeSharing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this museum today and had tickets for museum, tasting room and Chocolate Laboratory. Tickets are best purchased on Groupon as they can be quite spendy for family of 5. Recommend getting there early if you want to do the Chocolate Laboratory. Museum was at...More

2  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great - you can spend hours in Chocolate world store. They have all the hard to find Hershey products. Can't walk out with going to factory tour and buying some chocolate chip cookies made fresh.

Thank Zafar39525
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked through the Story of Hershey with lots of displays and some hands-on activities. We not only learned about the Hershey Chocolate Factory, but of the terrific philanthropist, Milton Hershey. We tasted chocolate from around the world and made our own bar to take...More

1  Thank Donna B
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July 24, 2017|
Response from Robert F | Reviewed this property |
Yes the museum has free parking garage at the corner left entrance. The parking was pretty abundant and shouldn't have any problems. If your going to the Park then I believe the parking is at the other side and cannot speak... More
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Kathleen R | Reviewed this property |
Yes a nice place to visit. You can learn a how Milton Hershey formed the company. Milton Hershey was a good man.
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
Excellent for adults. As a history buff I found it very informative