The Hershey Story Museum

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  • Address: 63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7175348939
  • Ticket Price: 10 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

The Hershey Story Museum - Review

Located on the Chocolate Avenue, this specialty museum is dedicated to the history and legacy of Milton Hershey and the chocolate treats invented by him which delighted the entire world.

It is an interactive museum offering chronicles based on Milton Hershey’s life, businesses, community and philanthropies. There is also a separate section known as the chocolate lab which provides activities of chocolate making for visitors. The museum also provides an insight into the countries of origin of chocolates and tasting samples.

The Hershey Story Museum Information

  • Pets not allowed.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Group discounts are available.
  • Children under 4 are not allowed inside the lab.
  • Food and drink not allowed inside the exhibition.

The Hershey Story Museum Ticket Prices

  • Senior (62+): 9 USD
  • Children (3-12): 7.50 USD
  • Chocolate lab, apprentice have separate tickets.
  • Combined pass for Hershey Gardens & Hershey Story Combo Pass is available.

The Hershey Story Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • For detailed schedule, visit official website.

How To reach The Hershey Story Museum by Public Transport

  • By Car

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  • The Hershey Story Museum Address: 63 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033, United States
  • The Hershey Story Museum Contact Number: +1-7175348939
  • The Hershey Story Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • The Hershey Story Museum Price: 10 USD
  • Best time to visit The Hershey Story Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Hershey Story Museum: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Hershey include The Hershey Story Museum in their plan

  • 41.85% of people start their The Hershey Story Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The Hershey Story Museum

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The Hershey Story Museum, Hershey Reviews

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  • We really enjoyed our visit to this museum. There’s a lot of fun and interesting tidbits about Mr. Hershey and his proud and mighty chocolate empire. The museum also did not shy away from issues that brought unwanted national attention to the company, such as the workers’ strike in 1937. Allot at least an hour if you want to see the exhibits at a comfortable pace. The museum store has your usual swag and of course, chocolates. Would have been neat if they used some of their earlier packaging designs (all shown in the museum) in the chocolate wrappers.

  • The museum was a wonderful experience! I learned so much about Milton Hershey's life and the life of his creations. I loved seeing authentic items from his past and Hershey's past as a company and I absolutely loved the interactive parts of the museum. I wish there had been a little more about the machinery or about the old candies, but otherwise I loved the place. I also appreciated that there were little movies that you could sit and watch that gave you more info on that specific section of time (like the recreation and work in Hershey section, or the part where we learn about the machines.) I think the movies were a good way to add some time and some lessons to an otherwise self guided trip and I think that was lovely. I will suggest anyone who goes to the museum also stop at the pantry cafe. It's so worth it!

  • Everything was so wonderful. The museum, the scavenger hunt, the chocolate tasting, the friendly staff makes this stop well worth it. I can see how it could easily be passed up because it's not a huge building but so much packed into this attraction. A must stop

  • Hershey's candy has a long history and many people are familiar with the confection company. But at this museum you can compare where the history of the company falls in relation to world events and find out the personal story of Milton Hershey's trials and tribulations on his way to becoming a multimillionaire philanthropist. This museum does a good job of walking you through Hershey's life and philosophy and brings the history of his candy company to life. It's not as flashy as Chocolate World or as heart-stopping as the amusement park, but don't miss this gem in downtown Hershey, PA. The town is a community that owes a lot of what it has to a man with a vision and the ability to not give up when facing adversity. It's interesting to see the advertising, packaging and other paraphernalia from the early days of the Hershey (and Reese's) candy companies, too. You could spend a big part of your day here wandering the museum to check everything out but plan on spending at least a couple of hours to make the admission price worthwhile.

  • $24 Groupon for two, to do the hot chocolate tasting and museum - well worth it! The museum is small, but is well kept and staff are very friendly. I would recommend stopping by, if staying in Hershey for awhile. The total time throughout the museum was about two hours.

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