Gettysburg Heritage Center, Gettysburg

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  • Having been to the 'Wax Museum' (What was there before.) countless times, I expected it to be larger. Displays were basically in one room. I couldn't imagine what it would be like with a large group t...  more »
  • We enjoyed the 3-D exhibits and the "cellar experience" was a great way to understand how towns people saw the war.  more »
  • The Heritage Center beings the experience of Gettysburg's civilian population to life like no other museum or exhibit. The family friendly exhibits bring history to life for young people while the art...  more »
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  • Great little museum and cool movie with neat waxed figures. Kids even enjoyed the experience. Very informative
  • So much to see! And wonderful educational programs including author visits. The large gift shop offers something for everyone at very good prices.
  • Excellent place to go to get some insight into what it was like to live in Gettysburg when the battle took place. Lots of quotes from people living in the town at the time. It was also pretty neat to see the stereoscopic images that were made back then.
  • Beautiful building that's been recently redone. Plenty of parking. Very walkable from this location. Excellent staff. Accessible rest rooms. Good shopping. Plenty of info & suggestions for visitors. Highly recommend.
  • Great gift shop and museum. During the season in the weekends they usually have living history events out front. Also offer museum tour free if charge with an active duty military ID card.

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