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Hershey Trolley Works

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Address: 251 Park Blvd, Hershey, PA 17033-2753
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+1 717-533-3000
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Hershey Trolley Works is based in Hershey's Chocolate World, and all of our...

Hershey Trolley Works is based in Hershey's Chocolate World, and all of our tours start and end there. We offer sightseeing, chocolate tasting, historical explorations of the inspiring story of Hershey 364 days a year.

During the summer and seasonal weekend of fall and Christmas, our format is a family friendly 45 minute show on the trolley where two actors bring the story to life in a uniquely entertaining way.

We also offer a more in depth 75 minute excursion on the trolley, guided by one of our highly entertaining conductors throughout the spring and fall,with limited offerings in summer as well.

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Nice Trolly Ride

The trolley ride was informative, educational, and just plain fun. The staff did a wonderful job keeping us entertained. Yes, he told corny jokes, but that's part of the deal. You... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Keona W
Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The trolley ride was informative, educational, and just plain fun. The staff did a wonderful job keeping us entertained. Yes, he told corny jokes, but that's part of the deal. You learn the history of chocolate, you also learn Milton Hershey and his wife "Kitty" live stories. You receive chocolate during the ride and a full chocolate bar at the... More 

Thank Keona W
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here from Florida. I am big fan of hershey candy and my daughter who read biography book about Mr. Hershey and my friend who is from Pittsburgh but nevet visit hershey decided to go for this wonderful tour. The guide was young man Cory with lots of knowledge and funny with driver Gary that was great ad well.... More 

Thank hiromi w
Ghaziabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an excellent tour. The staff were very helpful, knowledgeable and funny. They will tell you the history of Hersey Chocolate. They will tell you about Milton Hershey. The fascinating story of Milton Hershey is very inspiring. The presentation of this piece of history was in the hand of the staff and they did justice to it. It was... More 

Thank Sourav D
Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trolley ride around Hershey Pa is very entertaining. Tells the story of Milton Hershey. Well worth it.

Thank Vagregg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These folks bent over backwards to help my elderly, handicapped mother get the tour...we went in a car because Mom can't negotiate the stairs on the trolley. The tour guides were great and we saw so many interesting things. Learned a lot in a fun way. All the candy at the end was a nice treat. Well worth the money.

Thank zoomamanc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a chocolate taste testing at the Chocolate world, my friend and I joined the trolley tour. The conductor was a native of Hershey who shared so much of his experience growing up in Hershey while the local business was also growing into an international business. Very impressive! While still digesting the chocolates at the chocolate world, more chocolates were... More 

Thank Carol R
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few weeks past, as part of a min-road trip, we stopped by the Hershey Chocolate World. We signed up for the early morning trolley tour. Beside the two of us, there was a family of four touring from TN. Our tour 'director' Kim made for a very good experience. He provided us a lengthy and informative history of the... More 

Thank John E B
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

A wonderful,holiday outing for the whole family ... tour the city, hear the history, and enjoy the special holiday guests.

Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We took a group of teenage on the chocolate & history tour. It was very informative & interesting. Our guide was a wealth of information. The bonus was all the chocolate they passed out along the way!

Thank Kristy E
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Have not done the tour for several year, but really enjoyed it the second time as well. It gives you the true in site of Hershey, not just the chocolate. Well worth a trip, but make a reservation.

Thank Steinbrenner

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