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Founder's Hall at the Milton Hershey School

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Closed for renovations

We drove over there today (6/18) to visit Founder’s Hall, and found it closed, with all sorts of... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Very interesting place to stop in

We learned a lot about Milton Hershey that we never heard of before. He was an incredible man. The... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Alachua, Florida
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18 Jun 2018
“Closed for renovations”
22 Apr 2018
“Very interesting place to stop in”
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1201 Homestead Ln, Hershey, PA 17033-8818
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We drove over there today (6/18) to visit Founder’s Hall, and found it closed, with all sorts of construction work going on. No notice about when it would be re-opening. Walked around the building and the grounds, and were very impressed by everything from the...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We learned a lot about Milton Hershey that we never heard of before. He was an incredible man. The staff is very helpful and will answer any questions you may have.

1  Thank TravelerforBees
Reviewed March 12, 2018

The Milton Hershey school is a gift to America. The Founders Hall is their tribute to their excellence and dedication to poor and orfaned children. The school has many, many children through 12th grade, and they pay for their college education It is the diamond...More

2  Thank paulmX5989FC
Reviewed March 9, 2018

This is a great place for family photos or taking a walk on a nice day. The grounds are beautiful and well cared for.

1  Thank Jeff Rachel C
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This is a wonderful experience. The visit explains the life of Milton Hershey and the contribution he made to so many young people. An opportunity for education, life and living.

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

I was here on a tour. The hall is quite large and full of history. The marble floor here is gorgeous. If you can get a tour here I recommend it!

Reviewed April 28, 2017

When in Hershey this is a 'Must See'. Construction should be done soon thus is closed currently. This building is where the Milton Hershey School has its big events including Sunday morning Worship services. It is where the Governor's ball has been located, to give...More

1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed March 22, 2017

The outside is nice even at night due to the lighting. The interior is the amazing part. All marble, stand directly under the dome and whisper. You can hear your echo clearly.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

This place is so Beautiful inside and out. I Love going to the Concert and shows and the great activities with my daughter and family here. Thank you for all you do!

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

Our group of young and old fond this exhibit very interesting. We learnt so much. Now we admire and respect M. Hershey and his followers even more.

1  Thank Lewis S
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March 25, 2018|
Response from Stephen R |
Founders Hall is the focal point of the Milton Hershey School, originally a school for orphaned boys that now admits boys and girls from financially and socially distressed families, mostly children of separated or divorced... More
Justin W
January 25, 2018|
Response from chesdin59 |
will Founder's Hall be closed during Sept 2018?