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Gettysburg Heritage Center
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NameGettysburg Heritage Center
Address297 Steinwehr Ave.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Brief DescriptionLearn about the Gettysburg civilians & the three day battle
TypeAttraction
CategoryMuseum
DescriptionThe Gettysburg Heritage Center offers visitors a look at the town of Gettysburg, and the civilians that called it home during the battle. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the town of Gettysburg in a new and unique way. The tour is self-guided, and concludes with the Award-winning Gettysburg Animated Map production by the Civil War Trust. A great orientation to the battle of Gettysburg, visitors will gain a better knowledge of the three day battle with the use of maps and battle recreations.

Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center is an educational and entertaining experience for families and tour groups of all ages. Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to the people who lived there during the war.

Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during and after the battle. Find out how the people reacted to the invasion of the town – freeze, flee or fight? Hear accounts of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in a time when their home was in turmoil.

Located in the lobby of the Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg’s finest gift shops, offering an extensive selection of quality gifts:

•Books
•Collectibles
•Apparel
•Souvenirs
•Educational Materials
•Replica Weapons
•Art
•Home Décor
•Games & Toys


Phone 1(717) 334-6245
Emailinfo@gettysburgmuseum.com
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Time Allowance1 Hour
Websitewww.GettysburgMuseum.com
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Last Updated3/13/2017
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