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Gettysburg Museum of History

219 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2315
+1 717-337-2035
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Most amazing museum ever!

Probably the most amazing museum I’ve ever been in. I could spend hours looking at all of the... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Manda1803
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Like visiting an historical museum where you can purchase authentic artifacts

This is one of our must stop when visiting Gettysburgh. You can find real authentic at reasonable... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
livthedream
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The Gettysburg Museum Of History has over 4,000 artifacts on display. The Museum is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! The Museum covers all areas of American History. Military and Political History are...more
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219 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2315
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Probably the most amazing museum I’ve ever been in. I could spend hours looking at all of the amazing artifacts the owner has collected through the years. There are things you won’t see in a typical museum such as locks of hair, articles with blood,...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

This is one of our must stop when visiting Gettysburgh. You can find real authentic at reasonable prices. Something for everyone.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

While most people visiting Gettysburg expect to see Civil War artifacts, the Gettysburg Museum of History is a treasure trove of American History. I was blown away by the things I saw. From a piece of the true cross to Hitler's Pillow cases, it had...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We were walking down the strip and saw this had a "free" museum. We could not take strollers in---so I went in first. This was such a cool museum. It has Civil War, Audie Murphy, JFK, and Major Dick Winters items. My husband and I...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

I was so impressed by all the history the owner has gathered. His collection is amazing! One of the highlights of my trip.

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Unbelievable displays of history!! If you like history or love history like my family and I you will absolutely love the Gettysburg Museum of History. Erik and his wife were very nice and knowledgeable of the civil war and American history. We have been to...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

We enjoyed our trip here there are lots of interesting things, we have been here several times and they do change exhibits every so often so always something new to see.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Erik the owner seemed like a very nice guy, There were so many things to see in this small place not only civil war or gettysburg related, but other wars and a JFK collection. Will defintely visit again when i have more time to see...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

This museum is like a roadside tourist trap. You go for gettysburg history and then bam you walk into a John f Kennedy room. It's like someone has this awesome private collection that would be cool if their friends saw it but as a museum...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We walked the whole little small town,people were very friendly and could answer all of your questions and then some. The little food shops along the way were great.

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MaritaandBobB
January 11, 2017|
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Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
It is free and a great take out tour guide was super and we as well as she had a lot of fun on the tour....
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IAEMT-FF
June 28, 2016|
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Good Grief, I see it. very obvious now.
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Erica D
March 25, 2016|
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Response from gmoh | Property representative |
Hello In June we will be expanding our hours to Summer Hours which will be Tuesday thru Sunday 11am-5pm. You can always call the museum for current hours. We look forward to your visit!
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