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Hands-On

Hands-On

Visitors don’t come to Gettysburg to just look around, they like to experience the history, the agriculture, and the family fun. Check out these hands-on experiences for your next Gettysburg getaway.

Immerse yourself in 19th-century culture, learn about the civilians & soldiers who struggled here, and discover the critical preservation work being done in Gettysburg.

717-338-1243

451 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Interactive exhibits, outdoor interpretive walking trail, free scavenger hunts available at the ticket counter.

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Step inside an Adams County gem... small on the outside, filled on the side - this wonderful gift shop offers home, apparel and garden gifts.

717-624-1527

170 Stoney Point Road,
East Berlin, PA 17316

Explore the zoo where people and animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to greet you get closer together.

301-271-4922 301-271-3180

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,
Thurmont, MD 21788

Let us guide your taste buds through a savory journey around Gettysburg, visiting seven unique eateries covering just under 1 mile of non-continuous walking.

717-688-9584 888-252-5622

Created by pre-school teachers. Seven rooms of activities allow children to explore new ideas through play. Especially for children 3 to 8 years old.

717-337-9151

20 East High Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Bringing amazing instructors and amazing goats together in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

717-403-1314

365 Blacksmith Shop Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation. We are closed to the public but look forward to seeing you in the spring.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Cathy is a Spiritualist Intuitive Psychic offering heart to heart discussions focusing on your spiritual journey.

443-768-9363

3 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A 500-member non-profit agency supporting artistic efforts throughout the county's schools and communities.

717-334-5006

125 S. Washington Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1863 Escape Room gives its participants the opportunity to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour. As the suspense, excitement, and intrigue build, you will work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to become a "hero" before time runs out. Proudly located in historic downtown!

717-420-2409

247 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Make history with Gettysburg's first live Escape rooms. Looking for something fun and different to do while in Gettysburg? You have exactly one hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues and puzzles with a team. Will you escape in time?

717-769-5397 717 420-2481

59 North Fifth Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Original & Fastest-Growing DIY Wood Sign Workshop Chain in the U.S. right here in Gettysburg.

717-658-8133

100 Buford Avenue,
Suite E, Gettysburg, PA 17325

"Because everyone's a nerd about something" - Mr. Jones

717-334-6373

10 York Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

10 miles of trails featuring woodlands, mountain streams, ponds, & a restored mineral quarry. Trails open daily; trail maps & birding lists at kiosks.

717-642-5840

1537 Mount Hope Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Come visit our beautifully restored barn full of polish pottery, Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, home decor and handmade items.

717-642-8013

204 East Main Street,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Join us here at the Farnsworth House for historical and ghost presentations. Tour one of the most haunted Inns in America during a ghost tour or paranormal investigation, or take an interactive history tour in Camp Tiger, our Civil War Camp located right on property!

717-334-8838

401 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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