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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.

Step into your own action movie and experience a thrilling & entertaining quest to uncover a lost secret sparked by President Lincoln's final breath.

1-800-838-3006

3110 Eastern Blvd,
York, PA 17402

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Home to miniature horses, performing animal shows, educational displays & events, races, and animals of all kinds that you may touch & feed.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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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

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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

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Let us guide your taste buds through a savory journey around Gettysburg, visiting 7 unique eateries covering just under 1 mile of non-continuous walking.

1-800-656-0713

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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A 90-minute living history led by a reenactor in Gettysburg's only permanent encampment.

717-334-8838

401 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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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

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19th Century Wet-Plate photography featuring Tintypes and Ambrotypes, with a large wardrobe for dressing customers in Civil-War-era clothing.

717-338-1515 717-683-4335

76 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

717-338-1243

451 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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This Civil War museum, located on the Lutheran Theological Seminary and the first days battle ground, opened in July 2013.

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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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

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Experience a "Brush with the Past" in the most beautiful historic town in America, and rekindle your passion and creativity at the new, all-inclusive, American Art Retreat at Gettysburg.

717-398-2561

329 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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