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The Hershey Story

63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1502
+1 717-534-8939
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Was very interesting to learn the story behind Milton Hershey. Very knowledgeable and friendly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
texaslady032
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Midlothian, Texas
Interesting museum!

We have gone several years for their homeschool day. The museum is great! Such interesting to hear... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
R R
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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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 yesterday

Was very interesting to learn the story behind Milton Hershey. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Thank texaslady032
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have gone several years for their homeschool day. The museum is great! Such interesting to hear about Milton Hershey’s life and the beginning of the Hershey company. We have done the “make your own candy bar” which is fun. You get to learn all...More

Thank R R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice experience for our grandkids. Great 3 D show, make your own candy bar nice, over the the top gift shop. Friendly staff keep the experience going. Immaculate facility.

Thank Berkleyshields S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We also visited Chocolate World so here's my comparison: C.W. was more kid friendly, but more expensive if you do a lot of activities. Some souvenirs were cheaper and they have a much bigger selection. H.S. is the museum version to learn about Milton Hershey...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent museum that details chocolate production and the life and legacy of Milton Hershey--a man dedicated to serving others. Love the chocolate tasting, six liquid chocolates from around the world, but skip making the chocolate bar in the lab and do it at Chocolate World.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I honestly wasn't expecting this Museum to be quite so interesting, I knew it would be a good way to spend some time and we'd enjoy it but I had no idea it would be as fascinating as it was. I needed something to fill...More

Thank Skye23
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr. Hershey is incredible! There is a ton of information and many cool artifacts. If you have an hour to 2 hours to do something, this is a great place to visit.

Thank Mario A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a weekend at Hershey park we decided to check out this museum before heading home. The museum goes into a lot of detail about Milton Hershey and the history of the surrounding town. It was cool to see all of the artifacts from Milton...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Explore and learn about the incredible life of Milton Hershey. currently there is an fascinating exhibit about the Hershey factory that had been in Cuba.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum reveals Hershey’s life and some about candy business in general. You could tell he was very visionary. You can spend a couple of hours in it.

Thank B S
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Felicity B
June 14, 2018|
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Response from MontanaMike2013 | Reviewed this property |
An hour or two should be sufficient to cover all of the exhibits
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Tsoocki
July 24, 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, public parking right in the back.
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DmD183
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
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