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The Hershey Story

63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1502
+1 717-534-8939
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The Hershey Story Ride was great! I would skip making your own chocolate; it's overpriced for what... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Globetrottergirl23
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New York City, New York
Ok to visit if you have the time but not missing much if you don't

I bought a groupon to visit which included general admission and chocolate tasting. if I had to pay... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Jackjack706
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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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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Hershey Story Ride was great! I would skip making your own chocolate; it's overpriced for what it is. There are package deals which are a better value, but unfortunately we could not enjoy the trolley ride (we had torrential rain) which I hear is...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I bought a groupon to visit which included general admission and chocolate tasting. if I had to pay just general admission to see the museum, it was not worth it. Museum was informative if you wanted to learn about Hershey but not worth $12 for...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here as our first Hershey experience, which I would recommend as it is a bit less exciting compared to the other attractions and gives perspective. We appreciated all the interactive exhibits that kept the kids engaged while we read. We paid extra for...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Very cool place to visit. Lots of information. Very nice for little kids. Very friendly staff, lots of activities to do, cute cafe to grab a bite.

Thank Edith W
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Another disappointment at Hershey. The chocolate tasting was not an experience like at the chocolate world. The lab was sold out by noon. I wouldn’t pay to walk the small museum.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The Hershey Story is a museum that covers the history of Hershey and the life of Milton Hershey. There are exhibits of Mr. Hershey's start in the chocolate business, along with a presentation on how chocolate is made. The museum also has a timeline of...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I bought a Groupon for this museum and my husband and I visited. It included the chocolate tasting. Upon entering, there were a lot of children running around, but if it was me, I wouldn't take younger children here. There isn't much for kids to...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Went to the museum on a Groupon with two young children. Restaurant was slow, crowded and overpriced. Museum was boring even for adults. Chocolate lab was sold out and they would not substitute the kids drinking chocolate for the regular even though it is cheaper.

Thank Laurenal99
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We went here because we had complimentary tickets which were included in our stay at The Hershey Hotel. It was interesting, but didn't have too much and we pretty much saw everything in 40 minutes. For free it was ok. I would not go back.

Thank janie51
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Went here while on vacation at Hershey. The museum requires a bunch of reading which can get boring for little ones. There are options for chocolate tasting and they have scheduled activities for kids. There weren’t any available when we arrived. If you like to...More

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Tsoocki
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Yes, public parking right in the back.
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DmD183
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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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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
Excellent for adults. As a history buff I found it very informative
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