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The Hershey Story

63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1502
+1 717-534-8939
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Very Interesting!

We have been to Hershey Park several times but did not know about Milton Hershey. This is a must... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

An interesting little museum about Milton Hershey (a very interesting man who deserves his own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 17033-1502
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to Hershey Park several times but did not know about Milton Hershey. This is a must see museum!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting little museum about Milton Hershey (a very interesting man who deserves his own museum), if you have the time. Personally I didn't feel it's worth the cover price, but we got in with a Groupon which included the hot chocolate tasting (excellent) so...More

Thank KalNJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who knew Milton Hershey was such a compelling figure??? An innovative business man ahead of his time and a philanthropist, he cared about the people and town of Hershey and used his riches for the greater good. This museum offered a wealth of information on...More

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hershey Story Ride was great! I would skip making your own chocolate; it's overpriced for what it is. There are package deals which are a better value, but unfortunately we could not enjoy the trolley ride (we had torrential rain) which I hear is...More

Thank Globetrottergirl23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought a groupon to visit which included general admission and chocolate tasting. if I had to pay just general admission to see the museum, it was not worth it. Museum was informative if you wanted to learn about Hershey but not worth $12 for...More

Thank Jackjack706
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here as our first Hershey experience, which I would recommend as it is a bit less exciting compared to the other attractions and gives perspective. We appreciated all the interactive exhibits that kept the kids engaged while we read. We paid extra for...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place to visit. Lots of information. Very nice for little kids. Very friendly staff, lots of activities to do, cute cafe to grab a bite.

Thank Edith W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another disappointment at Hershey. The chocolate tasting was not an experience like at the chocolate world. The lab was sold out by noon. I wouldn’t pay to walk the small museum.

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hershey Story is a museum that covers the history of Hershey and the life of Milton Hershey. There are exhibits of Mr. Hershey's start in the chocolate business, along with a presentation on how chocolate is made. The museum also has a timeline of...More

Thank ScottStemler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I bought a Groupon for this museum and my husband and I visited. It included the chocolate tasting. Upon entering, there were a lot of children running around, but if it was me, I wouldn't take younger children here. There isn't much for kids to...More

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July 24, 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, public parking right in the back.
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Kristy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a difference. The Create Your Own Chocolate Bar is hands on and you walk along watching an actual conveyor belt as the candy bar is being made. As part of the process, you also design your own wrapper and... More
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