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.
- 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.
- 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.
- For detailed schedule, visit official website.
- By Car
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95% of people who visit Hershey include The Hershey Story Museum in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
40.58% of people start their The Hershey Story Museum visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The Hershey Story Museum
91.53% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Hershey Story Museum
This place is so fun! I've been wanting to go. I took the chance, since I was in Philadelphia anyway, not dissappointed at all! Few of the exhibits are interactive, which are good for kids, but hey, being in love with chocolate is never too old! Don't hesitate to spend a bit more to do the chocolate lab! It was definitely my favorite part!
It was very informative but didn't reel me in at all. And one portion although meant to be fun had a pop quiz and I don't like to be put on the spot. The gift shop read very little and I wish had more chocolate and gift shop was very expensive. The staff was outrageously kind and helpful and price was very affordable.
We enjoyed taking our grandkids here. I will likely return without them though so I can go through a little slower. Great for all ages.
We loved the museum and Chocolate Lab. The museum was very informative, had great displays, and even kept our 5 year old entertained. We loved the lab, where we all made our own chocolate bars. I read in past reviews that others thought it was too small and expensive. Compared to other places in the area, the price is on point. It may be a bit small, but we were there for over 2 hours.
Nicely laid out museum w/ all you need to know about Mr. Hershey. He was an amazing man!! Lots of docents available for help! Several kid friendly stations kept them entertained. Easy free parking (7' clearance). Food & gift shop available. We visited for free w/ our ASTC museum pass! Plan to spend approx 1.5-2 hrs to read everything. Chocolate World & Hershey Park approx 1 mi away.