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The Hershey Story

63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033
+1 717-534-8939
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Mixed feelings

I thought they place was clean and had some interesting things in it. Here is the problems. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Corbin G
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Holyoke, Massachusetts
Great start

So glad we went! Arrived early then the crowd hit. Nice memorabilia displays. Sure was a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sharpestrn
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London, Ohio
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I thought they place was clean and had some interesting things in it. Here is the problems. It isn't expensive at about 13 bucks a person but it also isn't very big. 10 bucks per person would probably be more appropriate. Also if you did...More

Thank Corbin G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we went! Arrived early then the crowd hit. Nice memorabilia displays. Sure was a great start to see some of the history of Milton Hershey and how Hershey's came into existence. Make sure you do your newspaper headline before you leave and email...More

Thank sharpestrn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time visiting the Hershey Story. Our kids had grown up a little bit since the last time we went. They had a new factory interactive exhibit where we could learn about how they roasted , melted , packed Hershey bars. It...More

Thank Jessie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

at $12.50 per adult this really didnt cut it in terms of a museum admission cost- but can you rate the story of a candy bar baron up there with maybe a smithsonian, the holocost or a world war?? Ranking just below a postage stamp...More

Thank HikingTom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family enjoyed spending time at the Hershey Story. We especially loved the Chocolate Lab! My kids had fun while learning about the Hersheys and chocolate making. My husband and I enjoyed the displays. The interactive exhibits kept everyone engaged in the experience.

Thank Tammy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was very entertaining and somewhat participatory with a hot chocolate tasting and a making chocolate lab. We learned a lot about Milton Hershey and his making the town of Hershey. Plus, by staying at the Hershey Hotel or Lodge, you get free tickets...More

Thank PLK609
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is small with the history laid out mainly in text with a few videos. We were able to get a great deal with a Groupon which included museum + tasting. I would not have paid full price for the museum by itself. You...More

Thank Kreviews1212
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to learn about the history of Milton Hershey and the town of Hershey. We tried to go to the World if Chocolate and was overwhelmed by the amount of traffic so early in the morning. If you are a history buff, great and...More

Thank kmccartney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading others reviews, I mistakenly thought there was more interactive stuff here so we bought the Groupon and took our 2 year old. She was bored out of her gourd because it really is just a museum...which is fine, had we been alone. It's...More

Thank Smartshopperjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was wonderful learning so much about Mr. Milton Hershey and his family. How he made the town, the school for orphans Firehouse, hospital, etc...He made a community to live in. with a hockey team, baseball team etc..VERY EDUCATIONAL. They made it fun for kids...More

Thank jjma2005
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Tsoocki
25 July 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, public parking right in the back.
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DmD183
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
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JaimeSommers
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
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