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Rupp House

451 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
+1 717-339-2157
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Like the interpretive programs

Stopped by after reading about the "Life of a soldier" program on a list of events going on this... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Brian3006
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A town in VA
NICE INTERACTIVE MUSEUM BUT LIMITED HOURS

I was walking around Gettysburg and came across the Rupp Museum on a Sunday. The museum has limited... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Jackbear
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Los Angeles, CA
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451 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
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+1 717-339-2157
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Stopped by after reading about the "Life of a soldier" program on a list of events going on this past weekend. Toured the house and got a seat in one of the rockers while we learned about a typical soldiers life during war time. Thanks...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

I was walking around Gettysburg and came across the Rupp Museum on a Sunday. The museum has limited hours and I made it just in time to walk around for an hour. It's a lovely museum with a welcoming staff. There are interactive displays where...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We visited the Rupp House for the first time and were blown away. Upon greeting us, our host informed my kids (9 and 10) that they could touch things, open drawers, explore the rooms, and do a scavenger hunt for prizes. What more could you...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

We visited the Rupp House to burn some time before dinner and our ghost tour. what we thought would be a small diversion turned out to be incredibly fun. The host welcomed us and gave us background knowledge and prepared us to tour the house....More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

I loved the fact that you could touch everything in the house, open drawers, etc..; they even have a treasure hunt in the house for the kids with a prize - it forces them to learn. Oh yeah, did I tell you it's FREEEEEE, but...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

This free museum offers excellent information about the what happened in the town of Gettysburg before and after the battle. We had planned on going to the Shriver House to hear about what happened in town but felt we had been given enough information at...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The curators we're helpful and happy to stay open a few minutes later when we came in at closing time. It had a lot of interesting details and even relics from the battlefield. This is a good quick tour for teenagers and young kids alike...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This place is a free and relatively quick stop, if you want it to be. It depends on how quickly you want to go through (so many relics), and they are sustained by donations. The staff is extremely knowledgable and friendly (we got there minutes...More

Thank Joedub77
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Loved going in this place, there is so much information in one place!! It was very interesting getting to learn all the history!

Thank Katie J
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We stayed next door to the Rupp House and saw they had a free mini museum. We received information about the fact that Baltimore Street was more or less the dividing lines between the two sides of the Battle of Gettysburg. In the house you...More

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On the weekends admission is free to the public. It is usually open primarily on the weekends. If you are a Friend of the Gettysburg Foundation, you get 10% off merchandise in the gift shop. However if you want you can... More
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