Famous for the battle over the first three days of July 1863, history is alive and well in Gettysburg. Explore, examine and experience the history of the Civil War through battlefield tours, living history attractions and numerous museums.
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Let us guide your taste buds through a historic and savory journey throughout Gettysburg as we visit unique eateries, wineries and breweries and experience the food, rich history and culture in a way that only Gettysburg can offer.
The Hanover Area Historical Society protects and promotes the historical heritage of the greater Hanover area. The Society acquires, preserves and provides access to historical buildings and sites and to artifacts and archives that have historical significance to the Hanover area.
Best known as the house where President Abraham Lincoln stayed prior to delivering the Gettysburg Address, the David Wills House features a National Park Service seven-gallery interactive museum relating the story of Wills, Lincoln’s visit and the Gettysburg Address.
In the summer of 1863, the people of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, endured unimaginable life-changing experiences during the 3-day battle. These tours tell the stories of the men and women of the town, their strength, resilience and courage, that inspire us today.
Meet at Unity Park, 37 Lefever St Gettysburg, PA 17325
A preservation society located in one of Gettysburg's premier historic buildings offering an event venue, Underground Railroad Tours, a variety of educational programs, an October Barn Tour, and a Salvage Warehouse for those "do it yourselfers".
The Historic G.A.R. Building, 53 E. Middle Street Gettysburg, PA 17325
Discover the civilian experience like never before at the Adams County Historical Society's Beyond the Battle Museum – Gettysburg’s newest historical attraction. Travel through centuries of history in the footsteps of ordinary Americans who witnessed extraordinary events like the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s famous address.
Explore Gettysburg. The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is the official start to your Gettysburg visit. Begin with the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience. Tour the Battlefield with a Licensed Battlefield Guide.
Travel the historic fields of Gettysburg in the iconic, open air Double Decker Bus, or in the comfort of an air-conditioned guided tour bus. Watch history come alive through the eyes of a licensed battlefield guide. Enjoy a truly unique perspective into the three-day Battle of Gettysburg.
Are you a hero? Find out at 1863 Escape Room in historic Downtown Gettysburg! Work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour before time runs out.
A town changed forever! Dead and dying soldiers lying everywhere. Walk the streets of Gettysburg with a Licensed Town Guide and hear the civilians' experiences of life in Gettysburg before, during and after the Battle. Venture to Gettysburg's seldom seen places. Experience Lincoln's visit.
5+ Historic Military weekends happening during 2021. While on site, tour the Historic Daniel Lady Farm house and barn, which served as a Confederate staging area during the three-day battle and a field hospital afterwards.
Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback - hourly trail rides and narrated tours along the scenic trails of the Gettysburg National Park. No better way to see the Battlefield than on the back of an amazing horse!
Tours begin at McMillan Woods Youth Campground, West Confederate Avenue Gettysburg, PA 17325
Opening soon - Take a step back into history by taking a self-guided walking tour and experience the museum. Our history, presented “in our own words” as told by the generations of families who have lived and thrived in Gettysburg and Adams County prior to, during and after the Civil War.
Three floors of immersive exhibits and stunning artifact displays, 10 original murals by renowned artist Dale Gallon commissioned exclusively for the museum, a mile-long interpretive battlefield walking trail, tours of the famous Cupola, and a perspective you will find nowhere else in Gettysburg.
Join us here at the Farnsworth House for historical and ghost presentations. Tour one of the most haunted inns in America during a ghost tour or paranormal investigation, or take an interactive history tour in Camp Tiger, our Civil War camp located right on property!
We offer real history with a fun twist. The soldiers are cats, but the details are historically accurate and to-scale, from uniforms to regimental strengths. Each diorama portrays a specific point in time, helping historian and novice alike see events of 150 years ago.
Witness the Battle of Gettysburg from two unique perspectives – the civilians who called it home, and the soldiers on the battlefield. The story of the battle comes to life through both museum displays, and the battlefield orientation film, "Gettysburg Animated Map", produced by the American Battlefield Trust.
The NEW interactive adventure for young historians in Gettysburg's most-family friendly children's history museum is now open. Explore the stories of Gettysburg through the words and experiences of children and young adults who lived here during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg Story Tour + Film brings the Battlefield alive for new visitors and buffs alike. The self-guided, driving, audio auto tour offers a gripping journey through the Gettysburg Battlefield following the official National Park Auto Tour route.
Available at the GNMP Visitor Center, online, and at other participating stores. Gettysburg, PA 17325
All aboard for Gettysburg’s first and all-new immersive virtual reality experience. Travel back to 1863. Meet some of the station’s unlikely occupants. Hear the stories of historic figures in connection with the station during the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.
In 1802, Elizabeth Ann Seton was a loving wife and mother. Within two years, her husband’s business failed, and he died. Just 29 years old, she was a widow, single mother of five, and bankrupt. Discover how she faced these challenges, thrived, and went on to become the first American-born saint.
Join us, June 9-14, 2023, for an exciting program featuring active battlefield experiences, lectures, and small-group discussions with leading Civil War scholars, including Harold Holzer, Peter Carmichael, Carol Reardon, Jennifer Murray, Jeffry Wert, Garry Adelman, and more!
Northern Central Railway is an excursion railroad that offers an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the beautiful countryside and ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation.
Visit Gettysburg. Learn some history. Bring home memories! We offer horseback rides on the Gettysburg Battlefield and battlefield and town horse-drawn carriage tours. Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield with Licensed Battlefield Guides on walking tours or private car tours- same day availability!