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Gettysburg Heritage Center Museum

Address

297 Steinwehr Avenue

Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone

717-334-6245

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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 Utilizing various historical documents, artifacts, interactive displays and 3-D photography, visitors discover ordinary people doing extraordinary things, at a difficult time in our nation’s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.

Looking for GREAT prices and A LARGE selection? Can't make it to Gettysburg? Shop from home on-line, or call today to receive our FREE 2017/2018 gift catalog! Full of great gift ideas for the holiday season!

Events:
Weekends April-November: Living History Encampments - free
Summer artist/author appearances and signings

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  • Student Travel
  • Handicap Accessible

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