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Address: 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 866-486-5735
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Amazing thought that Lincoln was here!

The admission price isn't bad at all...under 10 dollars per person. The house is a self guided tour with plenty of videos to help guide you through the house as you make your way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Emily N
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Sterling, Virginia
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Sterling, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The admission price isn't bad at all...under 10 dollars per person. The house is a self guided tour with plenty of videos to help guide you through the house as you make your way upstairs to where Lincoln slept while he stayed in the house. There are a good bit of Gettysburg relics within the house along with a display... More 

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Melrose Park, United States
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The house has a wonderful history about it. To see where President Lincoln sat, ate and slept was wonderful. Another piece of history you might not have heard about in school.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was a hidden gem for us. I am so glad we did this tour - it only took about 40 minutes and the knowledge we gained was well worth it.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A great place to see if you are a CW or Lincoln buff. See the bed he slept in and the room he stayed in. VERY educational.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This museum basically consists of a saddle that Lincoln rode on and the bedroom where he slept. Everything else is informational interactive displays. For what you can actually see, this museum should really be free.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I don't know exactly what I was expecting, but whatever it was, this place disappointed. Of course, the "Lincoln Bedroom" was worth seeing (where he slept the night before he delivered his address at the dedication of the Gettysburg Soldier's Cemetery, but the rest of the place could have been left out of our itinerary.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Each month, two dear friends accompany me on a Friday getaway. Last month, Gettysburg was our destination. We planned our day from the early morning stop at the Frederick, Maryland Visitor's Center. From there we started a leisurely drive to Gettysburg - stopping at a covered bridge along the way. After visiting the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, we journeyed into... More 

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mars
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

David Wills, a lawyer, was asked to decently bury the Pennsylvania dead after the Battle of Gettysburg. Eventually, all Northern States were represented. Wills invited the speaker for the day and as an afterthought tried to get President Lincoln to come and "say a few words". Despite responsibilities of the war and family difficulties, Lincoln decided to attend. His speech... More 

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Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Just to be in the same building as President Lincoln and realize this is where he finalized the Gettysburg Address the night before giving one of the most famous speeches in American history was awe inspiring. That alone was worth a mere $6.50. The museum has alot of interesting readings about David Wills also that you cannot learn on the... More 

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Underhill, Vermont
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Informative intro to learning about the Gettysburg Address. The staff took the time to tell us enough to intrigue our pre-teen daughters but not too much to lose their attention. The staff also offered tips on free museums and stops for later in the day. Well worth the admission price.

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