Travel to MHS Campus
Traveling by car is the easiest form of transportation to Milton Hershey School® for most families. Public transportation to our campus is limited. Families can travel by train or bus to Harrisburg , and then take a taxi to the campus. Taxi fares average about $25 from Harrisburg.
At vacation time, the School makes arrangements with the bus and train transportation terminals in Harrisburg. Transportation costs are paid by the family.
Prior to traveling to the School, families should call the School to find out what, if any, transportation arrangements are available. Arrangements from Harrisburg will be made, upon request, for those parents/sponsors who have been requested by the School to come to our campus for a meeting or conference concerning their children.
To inquire about transportation for an initial family visit, please call the Admissions office at 1 (800) 322-3248 or (717) 520-2100, between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM Eastern time.
Harrisburg-based taxi services are the closest to Milton Hershey School. Suggestions for taxi service: Penn Central Taxi, (717) 238-7252; and Keystone Cab Co., at Harrisburg International Airport, (717) 234-4400.
List of Local Motels and Hotels
Learn about Milton Hershey School® History
Founders Hall is open to the public each day from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, except on School holidays. For more information, please call (717) 520-2000.
Hershey Trolley Works provides a 45-Minute narrated tour of Hershey. The trolley departs from and returns to Chocolate World, rain or shine. For tickets sales and more information, please call (717) 533-3000.
Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities at Special Events
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.