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Gettysburg Diorama, Gettysburg
(4.1/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Gettysburg Diorama puts before you the whole battle that shaped American history. The incredibly detailed scale model of the battlefield includes more than 20,000 handpainted soldiers, horses, and artillery pieces. The town of Gettysburg, along with its surrounding woods and fields, is recreated to perfectly depict the scene where the famous Civil War battle took place in 1863. You can learn how the battle progressed, hear the stories about generals George Meade and Robert E. Lee, and see clearly how the terrain influenced the troop movements and the outcome. Light and sound effects enhance the experience and make different aspects of the battle easier to understand. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Gettysburg Diorama and many more Gettysburg attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Gettysburg tourist route planner.
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  • The artwork on the diorama is amazing as is the history of the place. I enjoyed watching the diorama as well as the movie. 
  • This is an amazing piece of art. You need time to view the whole piece. A real sense of awe for the painter and his interpretation of the battle is right before you. 
  • I had never seen anything like it. To see the war in a painting that is in a circular form is breathtaking 
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  • I was surprised and disappointed. Surprised and very pleased with the diorama. A great deal of work went into this and it shows. Great narrative too. Disappointed with the gift shop which included current, Trump and Clinton political stuff. Very tacky.
  • I was surprised. This is a great representation of the battlefield, very detailed, and the show plays it out with a great since of realism and depth. Afterwards head downstairs to the free gun museum showing more firearms than the National Gettysburg museum a few miles down the road.
  • Worth the amount to see, went with my kid and enjoyed the diorama. Was a great learning experience. Easy to get in and see.
  • Fantastic miniature model of the area and great little show to get a better understanding of all 3 days of the battle.
  • Let's you see the battle up close in miniature