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The Hershey Story

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Fantastic, Made me appreciate Hershey's Even More!! Yum!

I learned so many fascinating facts about Mr. Milton Hershey --a real giver back to the community... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great museum

This was a great museum. Really enjoyed the interactive exhibits where you could design your own... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brianna P
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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...more
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63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1502
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I learned so many fascinating facts about Mr. Milton Hershey --a real giver back to the community. I really enjoyed the interactive museum exhibits, especially designing my own chocolate factory assembly line and chocolate bar wrappers which I could email to myself. Wonderful exhibits, and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great museum. Really enjoyed the interactive exhibits where you could design your own Hershey bar wrapper and the interactive video exhibits. I’d suggest taking the time to sit down and watch the three different videos that play throughout the museum. They were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This gave the fascinating story of Milton and Kitty Hershey. We enjoyed the exhibits immensely. It may not be appropriate for young children but there were lots of children when we were there. There are movies, interactive screens and the staff are well versed in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most don't know that Hershey isn't just a town for amusement rides & chocolate! I don't want to ruin any surprises -- so head over to The Hershey Story. The staff are the friendliest and want the best visit for you or you + your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to admit, this is not the place I intended to visit, nor do they make it very clear when you buy tickets. This is not a kid friendly place except for the hot chocolate tasting and the chocolate lab ( for which you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history of Milton Hershey is interesting, and is certainly worth learning of his contributions to the town and the history of chocolate making. The museum was full of appropriate artifacts and history. But, this museum is not for young kids. They were bored and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time visiting the museum, and they’ve added an interactive element in the way of the digital coin that kids and adults alike find engaging. This is an excellent way to get a sense of Hershey’s inextricable relationship to the town and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Failure Lost And Success The thought of building for the future and providing a road map for future. Putting children first and providing a trust so that children not yet born could gain an education is amazing.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A true successful story of the American opportunity and what good a person can do with their success and wealth to lift up others.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GaryLR_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the history. Driver and staff were friendly and polite. We have no complaints about anything. Worth the money!

Date of experience: May 2019
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July 9, 2019|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
The trolley tour take a few hours but chocolate world and the make your own bar can be done in an hour or so. It will be crowded on the weekend, so if you can go during the week it’s better!
denise c
June 1, 2019|
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Response from Bbnn1622 | Reviewed this property |
There are no guided tours. You go at your own pace. We spent a little over two hours there. The only thing we missed out on was a tour of the Chocolate Lab. You’ll have to check the times on the website. Enjoy. We certainly... More
Anita J
July 16, 2018|
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Response from Deborah T | Reviewed this property |
Right now you can purchase combo tickets for Hershey story Museum and the Hershey gardens. I think you have to buy the tickets to the Chocolate Lab on site I think the website is simply showing you the prices. If you click... More