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Pennsylvania State Police Museum

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Nice place for some History

Nice museum for the history of the Pa State Police its small but still has some interesting facts... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
John M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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We found it interesting

We enjoy all sorts of Museums, so when we had a few free hours on our first day in Hershey, we... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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187 Police Academy Drive, Hershey, PA
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Did you know the Pennsylvania State Police Training Academy is located in Hershey, PA and that they also have a museum on the same campus? Locate it on your GPS and take 60-90 minutes to learn about the history and historic moments of the PA...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kinneyeats
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice museum for the history of the Pa State Police its small but still has some interesting facts and exhibits

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this museum. Admission is only five dollars. So glad we stopped in to see all the interesting photos and uniforms and police vehicles etc. Lots of history here. Nice gift shop too. We bought quite a few items for our grandkids....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This was a small museum which I do enjoy visiting smaller museum, the lighting was terrible. One large display case had no lights at all, ceiling lights aimed on display cases cause glare and the room was poorly lit over all. I was so disappointed...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Barb W
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We enjoy all sorts of Museums, so when we had a few free hours on our first day in Hershey, we decided to visit this Museum. It's just about around the corner from our Marriott Courtyard. The short drive there is lovely. The Museum and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

This is a rather new museum and they are still collecting and improving. My husband and I enjoyed seeing the uniforms throughout the years, the rodeo equipment, and learning about the history of the PSP.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Susan354
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

While the room is small and somewhat dimly lit (likely to preserve older pieces) I had a blast learning about the history of the organization. Things that I absolutely would not have known had I not visited. I spent 2 hours here. For only $5...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 435dalep
Reviewed January 5, 2017

My wife is ex California Highway Patrol so this was a must for her to show visiting family. It is small but tells a very important story and has some cool stuff to see. It will take less than an hour but is time well...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Richard D
Reviewed December 14, 2016

The intentions are good but the room was so dark it difficult to read anything. Not worth visiting unless you are desperate to kill time in which case cruise the lovely cemetery behind it instead.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Joseph_Toone
Reviewed August 11, 2016

very small..admission $10 and you should think of it as a donation. uniforms through the decades. a motorcycle and clown car, a few weapons

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sandy S
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March 20, 2018|
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Response from ShoreCrew | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The museum isn’t real big but children five to age nine would be interested.
tabetha g
April 8, 2015|
Response from helealouest |
Yes it is, it's on the ground floor.
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