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Review of The Hershey Story

The Hershey Story
Ranked #4 of 35 things to do in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stopped here on our way out of town after 2 days in Hershey. What a lovely place! What an amazing man! The docents and entire staff were very helpful, friendly and informative. Although we did not eat on site, we did enjoy the chocolate tasting! Btw, also used a coupon from the KidStuff book to save a few bucks on admission!

Thank sljfisher
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

I dreaded this trip because I dislike the average "theme park" Hershey however was extremely enjoyable. I especially like the " free preview" night, the Hershey experience and Hershey museum. Really really worth the trip

Thank kimscastles
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

This museum is extremely well maintained, and provides the full story of the man behind the company. We went with our 4 1/2 year old and almost 2 year old, and they were not as entertained by it as we were. This is a great addition to the other attractions that bring people to Hershey.

Thank maashrink
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

we had to stop here to see the history of Hershey chocolate company. Many personal items to see. Very interesting to see how they solved problems making chocolate candies. He was wealthy but yet had a tragic life. He gave generously to the community.

Thank jeffrey m
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is my favorite part of coming to Hershey. The trolley tour of the town of Hershey, the Hershey School and boys homes, and history behind Mr. Hershey is extremely motiviational!! I will never buy another chocolate product but Hershey's!!!!

Thank Terena W
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