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All aboard for the 2023 Holiday Train Show, open now until December 30. This is an exciting display that's fun for the whole family. Volunteers have set up, brought track, engines, junctions, scenery, rolling stock, and more. Access to the Holiday Train Show, and the Chocolate Town Special, is included with museum entrance.


Extended opening hours: Friday, November 24 through December 30.

MONDAY TO SATURDAY: 10am to 4:00pm.

Last train admission is at 3:45 pm and the display closes promptly at 4:00pm.

CLOSED: Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) and Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day).


Support for the annual holiday train display is provided by Ned Zechman.

Now is a great time to become a member of the Hershey History Center or gift membership to somebody important in your life. There is so much to see, learn, and experience, and we are expanding all the time!

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Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus

Holiday Cookies and Hot Cocoa with Santa and Mrs. Claus


Stop by the Hershey History Center on Sunday, December 17, 2023 from 1:30pm-5:00pm

Listen to Mrs. Claus read your favorite Christmas stories while sipping Hot Cocoa and nibbling on a Christmas Cookie made by Mrs. Claus herself.  Have your Christmas wish ready to whisper in Santa’s ear.  Enjoy the holiday train display and have fun taking photos.

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