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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.

The place for metaphysical gifts, art and jewelry in Gettysburg. Gifts, supplies, workshops and more. First Fridays of every month we offer free wine (for adults), readings and live music from 5-8pm.

717-334-5588

48 York Street,
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

Are you looking for something to do in town that is hands on, fun, and educational for people of all ages? Our camp is the perfect place. Come and see history come alive with an interactive history presentation in our newly completed civil war camp.

717-334-8838

401 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?

717-769-5625 301-789-2268

59 North Fifth Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Enjoy a Beautiful Weekend on the Battlefield at the American Art Retreat - Drawing Instruction Weekend.

717-398-2561

329 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Interactive exhibits throughout the musuem

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg's first Civil War themed Escape Room Game!

717-420-2409

247 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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

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

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.

1-888-252-5622 717-688-9584

April Showers bring May Flowers. Visit the new babies. Check our website for the Value Days admission prices and events. Spring also brings the famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends out of the winter doldrums.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
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

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

717-334-6373

40 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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