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Soldier's National Museum

777 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2600
+1 717-337-4890
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Take the time to see history

You have to see every aspect of Gettysburg and see all the museums that have so much to show you... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
annasimpkins
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Medford, New Jersey
Nice gift shop too

Gift shop is well stocked. Great book selection for educators or parents. We were there with 2... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Luv_to_travel_612
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Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
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A former orphanage turned museum.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
9 Aug 2017
“Take the time to see history”
11 May 2017
“Nice gift shop too”
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777 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2600
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+1 717-337-4890
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

You have to see every aspect of Gettysburg and see all the museums that have so much to show you and like this place many, many stories. Seeing what the soldiers used everyday was an interesting part of our trip.

Thank annasimpkins
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Gift shop is well stocked. Great book selection for educators or parents. We were there with 2 buses of youngsters on a field trip. Unfortunately students were not supervised and noisy. Made our experience not as nice as it could have been

Thank Luv_to_travel_612
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If anyone is interested about how the orphans lived back in time during the Civil War. I definitely recommend this place. Go on the website for ghostly images, call them up and ask for the orphanage tour. Not only that you will tour various outside...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is one of the better attractions. It's not as crowded as other museums but still has case after case of really cool memorabilia, models, and relics.

1  Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This museum was nice. It offered a lot of artifacts and history and insight to the battle. Was worth visiting while it was opened.

Thank jlsween98
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This museum compliments that of Gettysburg National Park.It was a rewarding experience to wander around and be immersed in this towns history.

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Closed!! This attraction is no longer in existence - they've sold off all the figures. and if I recall correctly they're going to rehab the building to be closer to its historical appearance.

1  Thank SherrieAnne1863
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Enjoyed it while it was open.. To bad they had to close it down.. We did both the tour of the Childrens Orphanage as well as the Soldiers Museum

Thank Sakimas
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

What a great place to go and take a look at real history. It made me proud to hear my kids ask questions about what we were looking at. When I had heard of its closing I was sad,but grateful for the memories

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Recently closed, this is where the famous Charley Weaver aka Cliff Arquette (yes, of the acting family) set up his museum of his personal collection as he saw the town become one commercial venture after another. A passionate student of history, Arquette fought hard for...More

3  Thank RexFoga
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