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Rupp House

451 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
+1 717-339-2157
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Great little museum.

This is a great Museum for the whole family and it is FREE. The museum shows how the battle... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Laconia, New Hampshire
via mobile
Best kept secret!

Excellent!! Staff very knowledgeable. Best Free secret of Gettysburg!!!!!! Our teenagers loved it... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
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451 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2623
+1 717-339-2157
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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...More

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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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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.

Thank AmandaLeeFX
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...More

1  Thank Marc M
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...More

Thank lauraboo21
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...More

Thank Joe161
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...More

1  Thank mpeiffer2016
Reviewed 19 September 2016

These discussions feature living history professional, Kenneth Serfass, as General and President Grant. His depth of knowledge of the life ad times of Ulysses Grant is truely impressive! He is the "in demand" personification of all things Grant, appearing all around the country. His delivery...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Rupp House tour starts with a docent who gives a short history of the family and what happened to civilians in Gettysburg. The docents obviously love kids (I didn't have any with me, but they were understanding and kind to the ones in the...More

Thank PghSandy
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The guides who work here are fantastic! They were very knowledgeable and patient with our 4 children! I can't say enough good things about this place. I loved it and if you are in Gettysburg, you MUST stop by. It was our first stop in...More

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