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The Hershey Story

63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033
+1 717-534-8939
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Well, the park was ironically closed the one weekend we decided to tour so we found everything else... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New York, United States
via mobile
Very inspirational

What you learn here is that Milton Hershey was not only a brilliant business man but he was an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newport Beach, California
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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
+1 717-534-8939
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well, the park was ironically closed the one weekend we decided to tour so we found everything else in the area to do. The museum is full of information and great artifacts.

Thank Ralph0406
Reviewed 1 week ago

What you learn here is that Milton Hershey was not only a brilliant business man but he was an incredible humanatarian. This guy gave away $60,000,000 in 1923 to found a school for disadvantaged boys. Today the endowment is worth billions and sponsors the education...More

1  Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and informative museum. Many interactive displays. We especially liked the area where we applied for a job and got to experience what workers did and how much they were paid.

Thank 760josephf
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you enter the store, the aromatic chocolate consumes the taste buds and lungs... The new Chocolate tour is awesome.. I love the new upgrades with the digital stuff.. But one thing remains the same in there.. You'll have to visit to know...More

1  Thank LikeuhBoss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Informative museum but not worth the money. Boring for kids, because it's just your typical museum. The kids "activities" are only available at certain times and cost even more. I would not return.

1  Thank wadleyfla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place. Milton Hershey was an amazing man. The history lesson here was very good. I would go back again.

1  Thank Jacalyn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a lover of all things chocolate, this place was a MUST see for me! It is a very interesting museum about the beginning of the Hershey Company and Milton Hershey, and also about the area. It is easy to follow with a lot of...More

3  Thank JFS232015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An extremely nice and well done museum. A must for adults...maybe for kids...but the museum is geared more for mature, more patient visitors. Hershey Park and World of Chocolate are for the kids. Be sure to ask about Military discounts while you are there. Interesting...More

3  Thank T H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed that we could go through at our own pace. Had interactive exhibits and at the end you can use the computer to put yourself in a newspaper story and email it to yourself. We ate at the cafe in the same building. The food...More

2  Thank M8098VZdonnah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a good time walking through and checking out this museum. We weren't able to do the chocolate lab because it closed at 2 p.m. on Sunday when we went. They have a mock factory which you can go to different...More

1  Thank kimberlypoe
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, public parking right in the back.
17 July 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
12 September 2016|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
Excellent for adults. As a history buff I found it very informative