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Gettysburg Museum of History, Gettysburg

Categories: Military Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
Get a sense of Americana from the broad, diverse collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, housing artifacts from the Civil War and World Wars I and II, as well as items associated with U.S. presidents and pop icons. Made famous by the popular television show "American Pickers," the museum is owned and curated by passionate collector Erik L. Dorr. See Civil War memorabilia, such as a frock coat and carbine rifle, as well as some rather bizarre relics, including a lock of Marilyn Monroe's hair and a portion of a car seat stained with JFK's blood. Arrange your visit to Gettysburg Museum of History and discover more family-friendly attractions in Gettysburg using our Gettysburg vacation trip planner.
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  • So interesting not just civil war but jfk and ww2 things to is free but do leave a donation..just walk down Baltimore st to find it 
  • Interesting museum packed with artifacts from Gettysburg and beyond. Nice stop for anyone interested in History and seeing some unusual pieces from the past. GREAT PLACE! 
  • Went there for the first time and we were very happy we stopped. Very interesting collection. Saw things I have never seen before. We visit Gettysburg about once a month and we will diffidently be goi...  read more »
  • It's definitely a nice facility. Huge upgrade from what they used to have. There's some neat stuff to see inside and pretty nice videos to explain the battle. Not a fan of the interactive panoramic mural. Waste of time if you ask me. I'd rather just look at the mural because that in itself is pretty amazing. Too bad they got rid of the old storytelling map that took you through the battle. That was the most helpful for anyone who actually wants to understand what they're seeing when they tour the battlefields from an overall perspective.
  • This is one of the most amazing places I've been to lots of cool stuff from many wars and history. Neat stuff like hitler's actual things he used and lincoln's hair. Highly recommend! Great museum keep it up.
  • Really enjoyed the short time I was in the museum. A lot of fun and interesting history going on in there. Make sure you donate to the museum, since it is a private collection, and free to the public. I highly recommend this place to everyone.
  • Very interesting and eclectic collection of Americana. Some unique items here. Fun balance of quality and quirky!
  • It serves to be a private collection. It's not all Gettysburg stuff. There is stuff presidents.
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