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Gettysburg Heritage Center, Gettysburg
(4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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  • My husband and myself went to the Gettysburg Heritage Center with a voucher off Groupon. Not sure if they repeat this Groupon, but if so buy it because not only do you get discounted entry you also ge...  more »
  • Definitely make this a stop before going to the battle field in person. It will give you a great over view and is good to see in combination with the presentation at the Gettysburg Visitors Center. 
  • Had been to the gift shop before, but this was first visit to the museum since they remodeled. What was different about this museum is that it mainly shows the battle from the local's perspective. Mos...  more »
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  • When I first heard the wax museum would be no more I was sad & convinced the owners were making a mistake. I was so so wrong. I LOVE the new HERITAGE CENTER! The 3D pics were AWESOME. All of the artifacts were wonderful. My favorite exhibit was the 3 Rebs posing for the camera & the camera set itself. I was pleased the wax figures were kept in the map area, but I was hoping they would be lit up more. I also missed Lincoln coming up from the stage. This is a fantastic place to learn about the people & the town of Gettysburg. It's priced right too. I recommend it to everyone.
  • I was very disappointed that it is no longer a wax museum but it was still pretty cool to see all the new things in there. My favorite part was the cellar experience. Definitely worth going through at least once.
  • My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the Gettysburg Heritage Center. We especially liked the 3D photographs and the movies. My favorite was sitting in a mock up of one of the farmers cellars at that time period right and hearing as well as seeing the events during that 3 day period in 1863. With the sounds and video, it felt real. The museum docents were warm, friendly, and knowledgable. It was a great experience at a very reasonable price! Kudos to the Gettysburg Heritage Center!
  • It's a great place two 15 minuet informational movies a wax display and the history nerds tour was AWSOME plus you get free stuff
  • I liked this place better when it was a wax museum. Now it's one room and not much to learn. It's supposed to be a heritage museum but didn't really learn about the citizens of Gettysburg. Way overpriced for a one room exhibit and felt like I wasted my time.