- The list below includes 116 free or cheap things to do in or near Hershey, Pennsylvania, including 75 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Music Venue, Movie Theaters and Breweries.
- From Hershey Gardens to Troegs Brewing Company, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hershey and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Harrisburg, York, Mechanicsburg and Lancaster.
Art on Derry 233 E Derry Rd., Hershey, PA MoreLess Info
Customers create either two pendants or a wine bottle stopper in fused glass
Troegs Brewery has been awarded gold medals for their Troegenator Double Bock and their German-style Sunshine Pils. Visitors can tour the brewery's complete production process, taste the beers, and buy souvenirs.
63 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033 MoreLess Info
The Hershey Story contains 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits that tells the rags to riches story of Milton Hershey and how he gave back gave to the community. At the building, children can participate in a 45-minute chocolate lab; meanwhile, everyone can eat at the cafe, and shop.
When the Hershey Factory could no longer hold the number of guests that wanted to tour it, the company created Hershey's Chocolate World. Visitors can take a ten-minute chocolate tour ride, make their own candy bars, go on a trolley ride around Hershey, participate in chocolate tasting groups, and shop.
Operating on the Swatara Creek, Cocoa Kayak Rentals of Hershey provides kayak rentals, along with transportation to and from various access points. The experience is fun and provides a glimpse into the natural surroundings of the tree-lined creek.
The Hershey Symphony Orchestra is an 80+ member orchestra which performs out of the Hershey Theater. Attractions include three concert masterworks and three concert POPS performances yearly, an educational strings program, and occasional special events.
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40 Northeast Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 MoreLess Info
At Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, visitors can go on a self-guided tour of a museum to learn about the region's history. The museum has exhibits like a model train display, WWII history, and Hershey chocolate.
The Pennsylvania State Police Museum is a small museum and gift shop that features information and artifacts on the history of the state police system since 1905. The museums tours are both entertaining and informative.
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100 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 MoreLess Info
A more intimate venue than its stadium counterpart, the Star Pavillion at Hersheypark Stadium is popular for more intimate performances. The pavilion can accommodate 8,000 fans for its summer concert series events.