The Hershey Story offers a variety of seasonal and one-of-a-kind programs for families, children and adults.
Through a special, interactive guide, families can follow the path to success that Milton Hershey took. Staff members scattered throughout Museum exhibits are always eager to tell you stories about Mr. Hershey, the community, Milton Hershey School, and chocolate facts and lore. Hands-on classes in the Chocolate Lab are available daily. Lectures, performances, specialized classes and other unique programs are offered throughout the year.
Sensory Friendly Morning at The Hershey Story
9:30 a.m. – noon
$9 per participant
Tickets available for purchase at the front desk the day of the event, or in advance online.
Guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other sensory-related sensitivities, and their families and caregivers, are invited to a morning of chocolate fun at The Hershey Story. In addition to molding a chocolate bar, participants may make a fall-themed ornament out of chocolate clay and practice sorting and packing chocolate bars. Additional hands-on activities will include tasting and grinding cocoa nibs, and touching real cocoa beans and cocoa pods. Activities will take place in the classroom. A calming room will be available. Museum Experience included.