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Address: 789 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: (717) 334-5717
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Description: Featuring The area's only complete wax collection of American Presidents...
Featuring The area's only complete wax collection of American Presidents and their first ladies as well as a beautiful gift shop. The Hall of Presidents is located across the street from the Gettysburg Tour Center and next to the main entrance of the National Cemetery. It is incredible to be able to see what our Presidents really looked like and to hear the words attributed to them as if the words came from the very lips of the figures themselves.The Hall of First Ladies present authentic 1/3 size reproductions of the First Ladies in their inaugural gowns.
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Creepy yet satisfying

I find wax figurines quite creepy, to tell the truth, but found the dialogue and flow of presidential introductions were conducted quite well. One definitely learns something... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Annville, Pennsylvania
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Cumberland, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A must see when in the area , there all very life like and almost as if there looking right at you . staff is very friendly and knowledgeable and helpful will return one day soon

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Cheektowaga, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This place was kind of creepy. Most of the wax figures were either scary or comical. You sit in a room while a recording plays of each president. Not my cup of tea.

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Annville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I find wax figurines quite creepy, to tell the truth, but found the dialogue and flow of presidential introductions were conducted quite well. One definitely learns something new. Disappointed they did not accurately portray Taft as he was so large, he had had to have his own specialty bathtub put installed into the White House, a fact I had thought... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It will not allow me to put in the date of my visit prior to August 2014, however my family had visited the Summer of 2013, just to be clear. Unfortunately, the site has suck with me for the past two years, simply because of how poor it truly had been. When paying for admission into the museum site, it... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I are originally from MN, but we're staying in Pittsburgh for the summer because of his job. Since we're only 3.5 hours from Gettysburg, we decided to take a day trip this past Sunday. As I was looking for things to do while we were there to get the best out of our time, I stumbled across... More 

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Durand, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

In all my many years of visiting Gettysburg, I had never visited here. Boy, am I glad I finally did! This museum is wonderful! Very informative and interesting. From the outside it doesn't look that big, but when you go inside you will be pleasantly surprised. All the presidents and their wives are very well presented and also there are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It was a nice little tour. The kids loved it. I was happy to see how upto date. I would recommend this to anyone. Plenty of parking and nice staff.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a wax museum that has each of the presidents in full scale model and a 1/4 scale size wax replication of the First Ladies. It is a little cheesy but it's neat to hear what each president was known for during their presidency.

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This was informative and interesting enough to be worth it for older kids and adults, but younger children would not enjoy this. There are buy one get one coupons online through the Gettysburgh Tours website, so not too expensive. The Jennie Wade House tour and Ghostly Encounters showcase were better if you have to choose one over the other.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a nice little place to visit. It is a program that takes you from room to room learning a little something about each of the presidents and the time of their presidency. It also has a room with the first ladies who were not always the president's wife. The first ladies gowns are displayed beautifully. It does not... More 

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Address: 789 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: (717) 334-5717
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg

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