Our scholastic programs are perfect for field trips for homeschool children & align with Pennsylvania curriculum standards.

Bring your kids to The Hershey Story and discover all things Hershey — the man, his business, the town, and the chocolate — in an active, hands-on way! Our unique programs reach far beyond history to include economics, geography, science, math and reading.

Join us for Homeschool Day
Wednesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

“All About Chocolate”

Students will participate in a sweet “chocolate quest” throughout the museum galleries, then take a delicious class  in the Chocolate Lab where they’ll learn about the three types of chocolate, and make their own candy bar to take home.

$10 per student $10 per adult Children ages 2 and under are free

Please arrive by noon to receive a ticket to the Chocolate Lab.

Participants must pre-register and purchase tickets here.  
Tickets sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Homeschool Programs Offered During the School Year

The Museum Experience exhibit space offers a variety of curriculum-themed “Museum EduQuest” hunts for children in preschool through Grade 12.

In the Chocolate Lab, students can learn and participate in a variety of classes…and they all include a take-home chocolate treat! From “Assembly Line Adventure” for younger students, to”Temper, Temper” for high school students, the Chocolate Lab offers participatory classes for all students.

Homeschool groups of 10 or more are welcome Monday through Friday during the school year. Admission rates for these groups are as follows:

  • Museum Experience EduQuest (1 hour): $7.50
  • Chocolate Lab Class (45 min): $7.50
  • EduQuest and Chocolate Lab (2 hour): $10.00
  • Chaperones: One adult is admitted free for every five students. $7.50 for each additional adult

Schedule your homeschool group today! Please call 717.520.5596.

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