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The Hershey Story

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Enjoyable museum!

We got free tickets to this museum with our lodge stay and it was great!! We learned a lot about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jennifermE7414ZK
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New Jersey
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Hershey History

This museum is large, clean, and has an extensive history of the Hershey chocolate company and its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
biztravlr2015
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Arlington, Virginia
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got free tickets to this museum with our lodge stay and it was great!! We learned a lot about Milton Hershey’s life right away and we were pretty impressed. The kids loved the many interactive exhibits, especially building their own Hershey kiss conveyor belt...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is large, clean, and has an extensive history of the Hershey chocolate company and its innovative founder. History was facinating. Museum is a passive experience--read or watch a movie with a few interactive displays. We enjoyed the chocolate tasting with six different hot...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank biztravlr2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed learning about Hershey the company and the community in which it grew. Very informative and interesting facts, especially liked the Cuba exhibit (where they produce sugar at one time). It is a lot of reading versus hands on experience. Although they do have...More

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

Very interesting although I would of liked a little taste included. The hostess were very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RosiM8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We so enjoyed the exhibits and the history about Hershey Chocolate and Milton Hershey. This museum is really well done with knowledgeable docents and many hands on activities.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not usually a huge fan of museums, but I am glad my husband and I stopped here. The museum has a lot of cool, old Hershey antiques to look at and talks a lot about Hershey himself. After visiting the museum I have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Takes an hour or two, informative information on Mr. Hershey and the chocolate factory. Chocolate tastings, cafe, and gift shop.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank noltfarm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are a history buff. You'll love this museum. Tells the story of Minton Hershey and his Company.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went in winter, and on one of the cold days, we did the Chocolate factory tour, riding the cars while the singing cows relate the story of chocolate. It does let out in the huge chocolate gift shop, but items were interesting and always something...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank richardkwilkinson
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

The ride was really great and educational for the kids and adults. The gift shot is huge and lots of choices.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Anita J
17 July 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
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Bettsie G
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Response from R3222DRmarioa | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn East in Harrisburg, PA.
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Bettsie G
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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.
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