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Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

History Museum and National Park
  • Jon D.
    "Breathtaking site of the most important battle of the Civil War."(9 Tips)
    Jessica J.
    "The museum area is great and the film and cyclorama is excellent."(7 Tips)
    Mark B.
    "The visitor center movie and cyclorama are awesome."(5 Tips)
    Monica L.
    "Very well organized auto tour (self-drive)."(3 Tips)
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  • James C.
    James CFebruary 24
    Absolute must stop in order to see Gettysburg. Check in with the foundation to see how to best see sites. Driving tour is a must. Museum is worth the entrance price check all of it out.
  • Dan D.
    Dan DreelinNovember 25, 2016
    Troop 28 doing the Historic Trail
  • Brent G.
    Brent GatewoodJune 15, 2016
    Beautiful. Amazing. Great facilities.
  • Duncan H.
    Duncan HowsleyApril 11, 2016
    Simply amazing. Planned a few hours here - wish we'd planned for a few days
  • Daniel D.
    Daniel DefilloJanuary 6, 2016
    Great exhibits, souvenir and book shop. An amazing piece of american history that you should visit at least once in your lifetime.
  • Jon M.
    Jon McGovernAugust 22, 2015
    Have not been 2 Gettysburg in a long time
  • Alex R.
    Alex RavenelAugust 22, 2015
    Battlefield tours (book ahead of time!) are a great way to get a better understanding of the battle.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BJune 26, 2015
    The visitor center movie and cyclorama are awesome. Gives you good start for your auto self guided tour. So much to see throughout the battlefield.
  • Jon D.
    Jon DarveauJune 25, 2015
    Breathtaking site of the most important battle of the Civil War. Spring for the guided tour, it's well worth it and puts everything together since it can overwhelming.
  • Tina M.
    Tina MetzlerJune 1, 2015
    This place is so amazing. It's an emotional experience to stand on Little Round Top and think about all that happened in this small town. Don't pass up any opportunity to go there.
  • visitPA
    visitPAApril 13, 2015
    Free of charge, explore historical battlefields, Soldier’s National Cemetery and the David Wills House, where President Lincoln put the finishing touches on the Gettysburg Address.
  • LoyaltyOfDogs D.
    LoyaltyOfDogs DotComMarch 28, 2015
    If you have a chance to see the special program "An Evening With the Painting," do not miss it! It's the story of the Gettysburg Cyclorama and its restoration, with a behind-the-scenes tour! Read more
  • visitPA
    visitPADecember 18, 2014
    2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Licensed Battlefield Guides at Gettysburg, which means licensed guides can take you on a personal two-hour tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield by car or by bus.
  • Robyn
    RobynOctober 12, 2014
    A must see...the Visitor Center does not tell you handicapped is allowed to drive thru the cemetery
  • Keith T.
    Keith TripiOctober 12, 2014
    Museum tour and film
  • visitPA
    visitPASeptember 29, 2014
    Visit the site of one of the most important turning points in the American Civil War. Today, Gettysburg National Military Park offers battlefield tours and other events for visitors from near and far.
  • Annette W.
    Annette WrightSeptember 16, 2014
    @ the museum
  • Paul W.
    Paul WithunSeptember 1, 2014
    A must see! Drive or walk thru history.
  • Mac J.
    Mac JohnsonAugust 17, 2014
    Loved everything about it
  • Claire E.
    Claire EllenAugust 14, 2014
    Watch the movie at the visitors center and look at the movement maps to get a better idea of directions on the field when you reach them. 1 monument marks 300 union troops
  • Em
    EmAugust 10, 2014
    #9 on top 25 landmarks in the world. Massive. Intense - narration brought battlefield into life. So much history!
  • Jessica J.
    Jessica JohnstonAugust 6, 2014
    We love visiting Gettysburg and this is always our first stop. The museum area is great and the film and cyclorama is excellent.
  • Amy S.
    Amy SawyerJuly 19, 2014
    Buy the self tour CD in the gift shop. You can listen to it in your car while you tour the battlefields at your own pace!
  • Jeremy J.
    Jeremy JacobowitzMay 29, 2014
    I stayed a few hours and must come back for a much longer visit. Awesome history to explore.
  • Michael V.
    Michael VMay 23, 2014
    Know, understand and enjoy our history
  • visitPA
    visitPAMay 16, 2014
    Gettysburg is known as one of the most famous American battlefields. Visitors can explore the site that marked the turning point of the Civil War and where Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address.
  • Mary-Jo B.
    Great way to start the Gettysburg experience.
  • James M.
    James MikelisApril 28, 2014
    Do the driving tour first. Then visit the museum when all the buses and tour groups are gone - usually after 1pm.
  • Brenda L.
    Brenda LambertMarch 29, 2014
    Such a nice place loaded with information!
  • Mike F.
    Mike FraiettaFebruary 9, 2014
    Search for "Civil War music" on your Spotify, Rdio etc. and add some tunes to the tour.
  • visitPA
    visitPANovember 22, 2013
    The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the American Civil War. Today, Gettysburg National Military Park offers a full range of group programs, battlefield tours and other events to explore.
  • visitPA
    visitPANovember 20, 2013
    In 1863, in this small town in southern Pennsylvania, something happened that profoundly influenced our country's development and shaped our national character.
  • visitPA
    visitPANovember 12, 2013
    You have just checked into the place where the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address" was formed.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BergerNovember 1, 2013
    Must start by visiting the cyclorama, film and museum at the visitor center. Then audio or guided tour is the battlefields. An amazing slice of dramatic history !
  • Monica L.
    Monica LeeSeptember 27, 2013
    Very well organized auto tour (self-drive).
  • Patti L.
    Patti LynnSeptember 2, 2013
    A must for visiting Gettysburg. .. the Victorian Carriage Company was a great way to tour the massive park.
  • Kimberly
    KimberlyAugust 18, 2013
    Great customer service & the book shop was very informative. Enjoyed my day a the park, need to make a second trip to finish seeing all the sights.
  • Ryan
    RyanAugust 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Gorgeous new space for the Visitor Center but don't eat here - it was $6 for a very tiny fountain soda and glass of water. Food is wayyy over priced.
  • C E.
    C EdwardsAugust 3, 2013
    A great place to learn about the Battle of Gettysburg and the significant role it had on the Civil War. I recommend the mini documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman and the Cyclorama-truly beautiful.
  • Kelly H.
    Kelly HilliardJuly 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This is probably the greatest military parks in the United State. Put this on your bucket list.
  • John C.
    John CarlsonJuly 30, 2013
    We did the driving toyrs with the CDs--I would recommend this for all groups except children
  • Bubbles
    BubblesJuly 23, 2013
    I liked it here. That should count for SOMETHING.
  • j C.
    j CJuly 20, 2013
    You can rent the driving cd at dime local hotels for $10
  • Sara A.
    Sara AnnJuly 3, 2013
    History at its best... But worst... Amazing things happened here.
  • Pittsburgh T.
    If taking a bus tour, be sure to get to the bus shelter 10 minutes early.
  • Julie S.
    Julie SpytmaJune 28, 2013
    Beautiful day to explore....
  • Rob M.
    Rob MosleyJune 22, 2013
    Gettysburg is one of my all time favorite places to visit. It's a great American Memorial to all that lost their lives here, North or South. Everyone should read about the Civil War and visit here.
  • Melanie J.
    Melanie JobstJune 11, 2013
    Nice to drive thru when there's not a lot if tourists yet for the season!!
  • Reverend Doctor d.
    Great folks here. Battery went dead in the van, the ranger service came right out and gave us a jump!
  • Charles
    CharlesMay 22, 2013
    After exploring inside, have a seat with the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, read the Gettysburg Address on the nearby rock, and absorb the history that happened here July 1st through 3rd in 1863.
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