Learn the legacy of Milton Hershey and his chocolate confections at The Hershey Story through interactive exhibits and activities. Watch the process of creating a chocolate bar, from planting cocoa beans to making your own delicious treat. Sample warm chocolate flavored drinks, such as fruity African and Indonesian caramel. Younger guests can become apprentices and engage in scavenger hunts. See the collection of chocolate-making tools and machines, molds, promotional materials, and numerous non-confectionary artifacts related to Hershey. Browse through rare and historical sweets and souvenirs at the museum shop. To find out how to plan a trip to Hershey, use our trip itinerary maker.
The Hershey Story Reviews
We went to the Hershey Story and Chocolate Lab while visiting Hershey, PA. It was a neat museum and we learned interesting facts on Milton Hershey's life. We made delicious chocolate treats in the... more »
It is a nice museum, with a lot information you about the history of Hershey. We also made our own chocolate bar, as we were the only couple there we got a great history of chocolate not to... more »
Not bad at all! Depends if you're a "blow through the museum quickly" or a "stop at every exhibit and read the content" type of person. I'm the latter thus I enjoyed it. If you're a family with children? Perhaps not so much. That's what the amusement/water parks are for. I would recommend for adults passing through Hershey with several hours to fill.
We were pleasantly surprised. We planned a trip to Hershey because it had been many years. We did not know what to expect but loved the self guided tour. We did the chocolate lab and loved making our own chocolate bar and learning about where chocolate comes from. We also did the chocolate tasting and would highly recommend that.
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