Witness our unique heritage come to life at the Hershey History Center. Explore exhibits chronicling the community built on chocolate, the military heroes that became world renowned, and the legendary hockey franchise that calls our town home.
Step back in time as you learn how our community's past has shaped our lives today. Children can discover interactive displays while guests experience a vast collection of artifacts, photographs, and archives defining our local narrative.
We invite you to be our guest - visit, explore, and discover how the Hershey History Center is making History Happen Here.
It's patio season and time to BYOB & BYOC to our backyard for
JAZZ AT THE BARNYARD
Friday, September 2 at 7 p.m.
Hershey History Center will be open on Saturday, August 13 and Saturday, September 9. 10am to 3pm. Stop by to enjoy a sneak peek of upcoming exhibits!
We present events throughout the year, from our Annual Preservation Gala, La Festa Italiana series, to tours and holiday trains.
To register or learn more about Hershey Artfest, our annual celebration of artisans, fine art, and music, to be held on May 7, click on the link below!
Our exhibits offer insight and perspective into our community’s history, before chocolate and beyond. Interpretive displays tell the stories and bring to life the voices of those who shaped, built, and maintain our legacies and future.
Your contributions help sustain our mission to preserve and promote the rich history of Derry Township and Hershey, PA.
Consider joining as a member or giving a gift to help support our collections and programs, ensuring the future of our history!
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the history of Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Programs and services provided in part by funding through the PA Historical & Museum Commission