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The Hershey Story

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Wonderful Museum!

This is a very interesting story of Hershey's founder. I'm sure they only told the good and spun... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gainesville, Georgia
the Story of chocolate and Mr. Hershey

Very interesting education on our early industry and entrepreneurs.Mr Hershey has quite a story... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dan D
Pasadena, Maryland
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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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I went this weekend with a 9 and 12 year old. The children liked the interactive screens but lost interest rather quickly. I don't think we were at the museum more than 30 minutes. I think this museum is more for teenagers and adults. If...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very interesting story of Hershey's founder. I'm sure they only told the good and spun the story a bit for their purposes, but it is a great place. The story is inspirational - he modernized chocolate industry, brought chocolate to the masses,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting education on our early industry and entrepreneurs.Mr Hershey has quite a story much more than one would think. There's even a lab to make your own chocolate bar.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Milton Hershey is such an inspiration. It might be too cheesy to say, but we got really inspired coming out of the museum. I really recommend visiting the museum when you are around the area. In here, you’ll read all of the failures and achievements...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexandria L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a cool place to visit and we really enjoyed ourselves here. It was neat to learn about how Milton Hershey came to be one of the greatest entrepreneurs who ever lived, as well as to take part in the many interactive exhibits....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristy1015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful for the holidays. Visiting family really enjoyed themselves. The Milton Hershey story itself is a great story and this wonderful place is spellbinding. The staff is wonderful and really knowledgeable. Helpful with some ideas for the visiting family that we did not think of.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been years since we visited the Hershey Story, but true to form, there is a fresh new treatment to the legacy that is Milton S. Hershey and the Hershey Chocolate Company. You can enjoy it in any level of detail, making it a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with grandkids 4 and 9. The staff was amazingly helpful and pleasant and the kids had a blasting the 9 year old learned a lot. Also did the Chocolate Lab (extra fee) and it was well worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

We visited during a family reunion in Hersey and attained an American Sign Language interpreter for deaf and deaf-blind guests we had with us. The leadership staff demonstrated exceptional skills in coordination and support. The tour was impressive as so many others report here, however,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

If you really want to be inspired and reminded about what a truly good human can achieve and accomplish, this is the place to go! Milton Hershey was not only an amazing entrepreneur, but a faithful steward of his business and his community. A great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Anita J
July 16, 2018|
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Response from relique2005 | 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
Bettsie G
July 4, 2018|
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Response from R3222DRmarioa | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn East in Harrisburg, PA.
Bettsie G
July 4, 2018|
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Response from X7214SUmarks | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the Holiday Inn located in Hummelstown just outside Hershey. Was a very nice, clean hotel. Was around $150 per night.