Visitors Center

The Milton Hershey statue at the Visitor's Center in Founder's Hall. The Visitors Center is located in Founders Hall, the main administration building of Milton Hershey School®. It is open year round, seven days a week, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, except for School holidays. A video is shown depicting the many programs and  opportunities available to students. The 15-minute video is shown several times a day. A host is on duty to welcome your group, to introduce the video, and to answer questions.

Bus tour groups are welcome to stop by the Founders Hall Visitors Center and learn more about Milton Hershey School. Please allow 45-60 minutes (includes the 15-minute video) for the visit. To schedule a visit for your tour group, please contact the Visitor Center staff by phone at (717) 520-2000 or fax (717) 520-2210.

Visitors who are in the area and not part of tour groups are also welcome to come to the Visitors Center during the 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM time period. No reservation is required.

The Visitors Center at Milton Hershey School invites you to visit Founders Hall to learn more about our residential program to nurture and educate children in financial and social need in keeping with Milton & Catherine Hershey's Deed of Trust.


Milton Hershey School provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities at special events sponsored by the School. Questions about the accessibility of programs and events, and requests for accommodations at School-sponsored events, should be directed to Campus Services and Central Monitoring (717-520-2647) at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event. Please note that the School does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.