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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.

Interactive exhibits throughout the musuem

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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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.

1-800-656-0713 717-688-9584

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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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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Summertime when the listening is easy. It brings the park to a full swing of activity. Open 7 days a week.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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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

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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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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

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

717-334-6373

40 Baltimore 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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