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Gettysburg Diorama

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Address: 241 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2821
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+1 717-334-6408
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
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See the ENTIRE battlefield at one time and watch the troop movements for...

See the ENTIRE battlefield at one time and watch the troop movements for ALL three days of battle. The battlefield covers 6,000 acres, an area large enough to be difficult to visualize. The Gettysburg Diorama will put the battle into perspective when you see the ENTIRE battlefield as it appeared in 1863. Carefully researched and meticulously assembled, the Diorama contains over 20,000 hand-painted soldiers, horses, cannons and buildings. Picture the battle through the eyes of Generals Meade and Lee as a narrative unfolds in miniature with a light and sound effects experience you won't forget.

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Very detailed largest diorama in the US. A must see. Over 20,000 pieces. Be sure to see the show that accompanies it. A lot of very good information giving you a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very detailed largest diorama in the US. A must see. Over 20,000 pieces. Be sure to see the show that accompanies it. A lot of very good information giving you a great perspective of the battlefield

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To see the miniatures and see how they they are used in the narration is just great. The message at the end of Diorama presentation is a must for everyone to see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We payed to see the battle, we looked around before it started. We waited for more people to come which if I would have known about the experience I would have asked for my money back! They started the battle and the whole entire time the group we waited for talked the whole time,laughing and being obnoxious. There were times... More 

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

Very sorry to hear people were talking during the program. Unfortunately we can't doing anything about something like this unless someone brings it to our attention. Very sorry about the other customers. More 

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see the whole picture of the battle of Gettysburg. Very informative and educational. I would highly recommend this if you want to see the whole picture on a smaller level.

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and for recommending the Diorama. More 

waldorf,md
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my first born grandson for a day of bonding and refection on what it means to be free and the price paid by so many. Being an immigrant from Germany, my history didn't include a war based on the color of your skin. It's an experience to hold my second generation close to me and discuss a history... More 

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the Cyclorama. The Gettysburg Diorama is an 800 sq ft model of the entire battlefield. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are new to the battlefield, this is a good place to start, The diorama depicts the battle action in Gettysburg in a sort of IMAX surround setting, where the viewer is in the center of it all.

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Thanks for the great review. More 

Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Largest military diorama in America. Great film and show. Do it with combo tickets for Lincoln train museum. Diorama is so detailed.

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Thank you for the great review More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a scale size layout of the 6000 acre battlefield with toy soldiers. When you enter the diorama room, you can look around at the diorama then the staff begins the show. The room darkens and the battlefield is lit up in particular areas to explain the battle. The diorama seems to come to life along with the video... More 

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Thank you for the great review and for recommending the Gettysburg Diorama! More 

Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Well worth the trip and admission. Very modern, plenty of parking, lots of great information. I wish we would have started here!

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Thank saylynne
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the Cyclorama. The Gettysburg Diorama is an 800sq ft. model of the entire battlefield. More 

Hammonton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We really enjoyed our time there. So much to experience. We just strolled through, no rush. Convenient location.

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