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Rupp House

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Address: 451 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
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+1 717-339-2157
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A Nice Educational Spot

We were just walking by and were drawn in. Immediately got into conversation with one of the staff, who was so knowledgeable and interested in the history and spoke with her for a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2016
Jellie26
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were just walking by and were drawn in. Immediately got into conversation with one of the staff, who was so knowledgeable and interested in the history and spoke with her for a bit as she showed us old photographs. Really cool place run by people who care. It's free, but there is a box for donations and we gave... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Rupp House is a place for all ages. Children can have hands on experiences and win prizes doing the scavenger hunts. Adults will see that the battle of Gettysburg was much more than 3 days in July. The volunteers are exceptional.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you are passing the Rupp House you should stop and see it because it worth it. I believe this is owned by the Gettysburg Foundation in which it gives another perspective of the life in Gettysburg as a civilian and a learning experience for any history buff. The learning aspect are there and if you have a little while... More 

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1 Thank roy1916
Laconia, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great Museum for the whole family and it is FREE. The museum shows how the battle effected the Gettysburg residents through the accounts of the Rupp family. There are interesting artifacts and hands on exhibits. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. There is a scavenger hunt (with prize) for kids too. The day we visited there was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent!! Staff very knowledgeable. Best Free secret of Gettysburg!!!!!! Our teenagers loved it. Sorace Family Pittsburgh

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Me and my family have been here a few times. It's interactive and very informative. Great for kids. They are only open on certain days so check the times before you make plans to visit. Nice attraction overall.

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Take about a half hour and explore this little museum on Baltimore Street. First of all, it's free and second, the tour guide was wonderful and really good with children. There is a scavenger hunt, kids can touch just about everything inside and you can even pick up a souvenir. They do accept donations, as it is run by the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit gives you a starting point of the history of the battle and the aftermath of the carnage from a civilian point of view its free though a donation is appricated the guide who gives the informal talk is very informative well worth a visit.

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Merrick, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Upon walking in and existing a donation jar is available and I think highly worth a donation equal to one of the paid attractions in the area. There are two people there narrate informative and entertaining information about the house and area. This house includes artifacts, relics and period furnishings. It is run by a non profit organization hence the... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Wonderful representation of the civilian perspective of the war. Thoroughly enjoyed the home and exhibits. Loved the curators---so amazingly knowledgeable and passionate. Often, I believe we tend to forget how the lives of the civilians and the town itself was affected by the war for decades to follow. A Huge thanks to the guides for sharing their wealth of knowledge... More 

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