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Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center

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"A New Birth of Freedom," narrated by Morgan Freeman, orients you to the battle; then see the sights and hear the sounds of the battle in the historic Cyclorama Painting Experience. Finally, tour the museum, packed with original artifacts and...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7034
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All reviews visitor center civil war gift shop great place to start narrated by morgan freeman first stop cyclorama painting degree painting book store starting point gettysburg museum short film bus tour on display pickett's charge eisenhower farm history buff
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful place! Will definitely go back. Great place to learn about history, friendly staff and very clean.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I definitely recommend the value package for $42 covers bus tour film viewing of the 360 picture as well as the museum itself. If you are really into history you have to pay 4 a self-guided tour the people are excellent. I thought I knew...More

Thank Buckeye421967
Reviewed 3 days ago

Someone has spent oodles of money to make this place spectacular. It is a history buff's idea of paradise.

Thank cwhitmarsh
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, cwhitmarsh. Thank you so much for your kind words. We just celebrated our 10th anniversary. We pleased to see you had a good experience!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For anyone going to Gettysburg, this is a must first see. We go to gburg twice a year as a meeting place for our family and some with lil ones. We only stay the1863 inn. Centrally located and wonderful staff! GO!

1  Thank mickie342
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Mickie. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. As you mentioned, we like to recommend visitors to Gettysburg stop here first as a way to get a refresher on the war and battle. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to start your Gettysburg experience. Loads of information and interesting exhibits. Also a cool gift shop.

Thank HR218guy
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Yes, HR218guy, we agree that visits to town should start here. We're pleased to see you enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked through the town museum,learned what the townspeople when through during the battle.Who's and displays are wonderful,we learned alot.Bought some souvenirs for our grandkids.

Thank donanddorarodkey
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, donanddorarodkey. We're pleased to see you had a positive experience here. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went for our 34th anniversary. It was a place that I had always wanted to visit and it did not disappoint. The history, and the beauty were more than I had hoped for. The museum was very informative, very educational and...More

Thank DiannaJ1
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Dianna. Happy Anniversary! We're pleased you had a positive experience. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-see in Gettysburg. Visiting here first, before you visit the battlefields, makes the tour of the fields so much better.

Thank lslpel
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Islpel. Thank you for visiting and sharing your thoughts. Great advice!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I attempted to visit a few weeks ago. I also tried to find a handicapped parking space. There are a FEW handicapped spaces, but for the size of the facility and the amount of people who go, there is NO WHERE REMOTELY...More

Thank tomtravels1
GettysburgFoundation, Manager at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Tomtravels1 thank you for your comments regarding your recent parking experiences at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Clearly our parking allocations and communication regarding shuttle services did not meet your expectations for finding accessible parking spaces. When the Museum and Visitor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We viewed everything here and had hired a private guide. I would highly recommend you do because they will help you understand what was happening during the three day. We had Mike Stewart who was excellent the 4 hours flew by.

Thank Mark P
GettysburgFoundation, Gettysburg Foundation at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing about your experience, Mark. We're pleased to also see that your tour with the Licensed Battlefield Guide, Mark, was so positive. Note to future visitors: you may book your battlefield tours here or on-line.

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marleineNewJersey
25 August 2018|
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Response from ducksfan28 | Reviewed this property |
no seating in the Cyclorama
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marleineNewJersey
23 August 2018|
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Response from Annette R | Reviewed this property |
There is no seating in the Cyclorama area.
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marleineNewJersey
23 August 2018|
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Response from cyhranch | Reviewed this property |
There was no seating, but elevators available for wheelchair, so I am sure they could bring you a chair.
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