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Hershey Derry Township Historical Society

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Walk in the park

We went to the 6th annual walk in the park hosted by the historical society. It was really fun to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Danielle B
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Wooster, Ohio
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History of Hershey

A great variety of information of Derry Township Hershey Pa. Many historical items with pictures... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Stacey M
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MOUNT GRETNA
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Visit our museum and experience the history of Hershey and Derry Township, PA that showcases artifacts from our earliest settlers, the town of Hershey, and a one of a kind sports exhibit, from B'ars to Bears, that celebrates American Hockey League's...more
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40 Northeast Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2732
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We went to the 6th annual walk in the park hosted by the historical society. It was really fun to walk around Hershey park while it was closed to the general public. There were 6 presentation stations that had a speaker talking about different things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A great variety of information of Derry Township Hershey Pa. Many historical items with pictures and actual items to view . Nice gift shop too!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stacey M
HersheyHistory, Public Relations Manager at Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for the nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. Please stop by again!

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Hershey Derry Township Historical Society Hershey, PA Travelers 2 married adults – no children. Signage / Parking Lot Grade: C Finding the building was difficult. It’s buried along a side road across from a shopping plaza. The parking lot is tiny. Disappointingly, it may be...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This time of year they have a wonderful train display.It is very interactive for the little ones.Highly recommended and barely any cost. Right behind the Hershey outlets.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TammyD1186
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We love Historical Society exhibits, and so hurried over here this morning (9/25), after breakfast. The volunteers, docents, etc. are always so nice and eager to share information at these (usually small) Museums. Not here. We were surprised at the aloofness and dismissive attitude of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Interesting small museum; but it's only $4. And great interactive things to do for young children. There are also memorabilia about local sports teams and sports heros in Hershey.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

If not for any other reason, you really must check out the Major Dick Winters exhibit. Other points of interest include Hummelstown Brownstone, Bears memorabilia, an old map of the area and a trolley stop. More renovations are being completed, so you really don't want...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We have lived in Hershey for 9 years and never gone. Well, out of town family visit and they had researched and wanted to go. Really exceeds the expectations I had for sure. There is the stuff about Milton Hershey but then there is so...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a wonderful place to spend hours learning and researching! It has its of information and books and other things to see and learn about! It is well done!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank EarlG46
HersheyHistory, Public Relations Manager at Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you for visiting our museum and library and we appreciate your nice comments. Please stop by again!

Reviewed 14 December 2016

More to Hershey than just chocolate... exhibits include a "den" of memorabilia of Band of Brothers Commander Major Dick Winters, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey franchise collection, brownstone quarry & faith-based history of "Derry"... native Americans... and genealogical info can be obtained from a very capable...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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