Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
The story of the Battle of Gettysburg is told from two perspectives - the civilians who lived in the town before, during and after the battle, and the soliders who fought in the fields and through the town. First, take a step back in time to the town of Gettysburg, and learn what the civilians experienced before, during and after the battle! Utilizing various historical documents, artifacts, interactive displays and 3-D photography, visitors discover ordinary people doing extraordinary things, at a difficult time in our nation’s history.
The second part of the tour is a 20-minute movie presentation that offers a great orientation to the Battle of Gettysburg. The award-winning movie, “Gettysburg: An Animated Map,” is presented by the Civil War Trust. The Gettysburg Heritage Center museum is the perfect place to begin your tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield!
Located in the lobby of the Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg's largest and finest gift shops! It offers a wide selection of apparel, books, souvenirs, gifts, collectibles, home decor, games and toys, and much more!
With a conscientious, courteous staff, the Gettysburg Heritage Center assures each customer first-rate assistance.
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Weekends April-November: Living History Encampments - free
Summer artist/author appearances and signings