Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
A visual and interactive experience! Learn about the Battle of Gettysburg from two perspectives - the civilians who called Gettysburg home, and the soldiers who fought. First, take a step back in time to the town of Gettysburg, and find out 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 Utilizing various historical documents, artifacts, interactive displays and 3-D photography, visitors discover ordinary people who did extraordinary things, at a difficult time in our nation’s history.
The second part of the museum offers an incredible orientation experience to Gettysburg! The award-winning movie, “Gettysburg: An Animated Map,” is a 20-minute, presentation that orients visitors to the battle. The story of the battle unfolds with high-definition maps showing the major events of the battle, along with a captivating movie offering a unique experience for all ages. Presented by the Civil War Trust/American Battlefield Trust, this is the perfect place to begin your tour of the Gettysburg!
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.
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Special weekends May-November: Living History Encampments - free
Summer artist/author appearances and signings