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.
Start your Gettysburg journey at the heart of the First Day’s Fighting. Located along Seminary Ridge on the National Park Service’s auto tour route, guided tours of the building’s cupola are available offering wonderful battlefield views.
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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!
Ever wonder what the battle looked like? Our dioramas show the fields populated – in miniature! Stop by after a battlefield tour to see the actions that you just learned about, or come before your tour to familiarize yourself with the men who fought over the very ground you'll be walking on!
Gettysburg Story Tour a 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.
1195 Baltimore Pike, Available at GNMP Visitor Center and online.
Whether you're with a battlefield guide or on your own, bring the battlefield to life and gain a real understanding of what happened during this historic battle on your tablet or mobile phone with a leading-edge AR 360 app. Available for download in the Google Play and Apple App Store.
1863 Escape Room gives its participants the opportunity to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour. As the suspense, excitement, and intrigue build, you will work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to become a “hero” before time runs out. Proudly located in historic downtown!
Preserving the heritage of over 200 years of firefighting from the Greater Hanover Area, this museum showcases historic memorabilia and equipment explaining the progression of firefighting throughout the years.
Living history portrayals: James Maclay, Civil War and Gettysburg veteran, and George Washington, our first president. Music performances: Popular songs from the American Civil War and Colonial America. Acting, Dramatic Reading, Poetry Reading, and Public Speaking.
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.