Trip Planner:   USA  /  Pennsylvania  /  Gettysburg  /  Museums  /  Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum
Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum, Gettysburg
(3.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
The Gettysburg Railroad Station, also known as the "Gettysburg Train Station," "Lincoln Train Station" or "Western Maryland Railroad Station," is a historic train station with depot, platform, museum and offices on Carlisle Street in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Operable from 1858 to 1942, it contributes to the Gettysburg Battlefield Historic District and is most notable as President Abraham Lincoln's point of arrival on November 18, 1863 and departure, following delivery of the Gettysburg Address). The station served as both a hospital during the battle and hub for outgoing wounded soldiers and incoming resources and supplies following the end of the war. On 2015, following several years of delays, the station, which was originally owned by the Borough of Gettysburg but was bought by the Gettysburg Foundation, the non-profit partner to the National Park Service, was placed the purview of the National Park Service.
To visit Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum and other attractions in Gettysburg, use our Gettysburg itinerary maker.
Source
map
Create a full Gettysburg itinerary

Plan your trip to Gettysburg

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Gettysburg by other users

6 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Hershey & Gettysburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Gettysburg & Hershey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Gettysburg & Hershey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in East Coast of USA, Philadelphia & Gettysburg BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Gettysburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, teens, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This museum is small but helps visitors visualize Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg, as it was here that his train stopped, and he walked up the street to the David Wills house. 
  • Bonnie, who works for the National Park Service, recommended the Railroad Station as well as David Wills house. They were both worth the visit. 
  • Small, but very nice people in there. Nice place to take some outdoor pictures and get information about the area.