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Hershey Derry Township Historical Society

40 Northeast Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2732
+1 717-520-0748
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A great variety of information of Derry Township Hershey Pa. Many historical items with pictures... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Stacey M
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Learn about something beyond Chocolate

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Reviewed 22 February 2018
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Visit our museum and experience the history of Hershey and Derry Township, PA that showcases artifacts from our earliest settlers, the town of Hershey, and a one of a kind sports exhibit, from B'ars to Bears, that celebrates American Hockey League's most storied and successful franchise, an interactive Hershey Transit trolley exhibit, and our popular, permanent collection, the Veterans Exhibit, that features the personal belongings of Major Dick Winters, and our children's discovery room.
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40 Northeast Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2732
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

A great variety of information of Derry Township Hershey Pa. Many historical items with pictures and actual items to view . Nice gift shop too!

Thank Stacey M
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HersheyHistory, Public Relations Manager at Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Thank you for the nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. Please stop by again!

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Hershey Derry Township Historical Society Hershey, PA Travelers 2 married adults – no children. Signage / Parking Lot Grade: C Finding the building was difficult. It’s buried along a side road across from a shopping plaza. The parking lot is tiny. Disappointingly, it may be...More

Thank AnnNonymos
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

This time of year they have a wonderful train display.It is very interactive for the little ones.Highly recommended and barely any cost. Right behind the Hershey outlets.

Thank Tammy D
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We love Historical Society exhibits, and so hurried over here this morning (9/25), after breakfast. The volunteers, docents, etc. are always so nice and eager to share information at these (usually small) Museums. Not here. We were surprised at the aloofness and dismissive attitude of...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Interesting small museum; but it's only $4. And great interactive things to do for young children. There are also memorabilia about local sports teams and sports heros in Hershey.

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

If not for any other reason, you really must check out the Major Dick Winters exhibit. Other points of interest include Hummelstown Brownstone, Bears memorabilia, an old map of the area and a trolley stop. More renovations are being completed, so you really don't want...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

We have lived in Hershey for 9 years and never gone. Well, out of town family visit and they had researched and wanted to go. Really exceeds the expectations I had for sure. There is the stuff about Milton Hershey but then there is so...More

1  Thank Richard D
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

This is a wonderful place to spend hours learning and researching! It has its of information and books and other things to see and learn about! It is well done!

Thank Earl G
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HersheyHistory, Public Relations Manager at Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2016

Thank you for visiting our museum and library and we appreciate your nice comments. Please stop by again!

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Reviewed December 14, 2016

More to Hershey than just chocolate... exhibits include a "den" of memorabilia of Band of Brothers Commander Major Dick Winters, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey franchise collection, brownstone quarry & faith-based history of "Derry"... native Americans... and genealogical info can be obtained from a very capable...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2016

A nice stop to understand more about Hershey and it's past. Having grown up near by I had no idea quarries were so dominant! The staff is very friendly and insightful. It's a lovely way to spend an hour to appreciate more what is going...More

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HersheyHistory, Public Relations Manager at Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2016

Nice to hear from you and happy you enjoyed our museum. Stop in again soon! We have an extensive photo and archive collection I'm sure will appeal to your Hershey area interest.

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