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Gettysburg Museum of History

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Address: 219 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: (717) 337-2035
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Description: The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The...
The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The Gettysburg Museum Of History has over 4,000 artifacts on display. The Museum is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! The Museum covers all areas of American History. Military and Political History are the focus with some pop culture covered. Some highlights include: A lock of George and Martha Washington's hair, Abraham Lincoln's wallet and opera glasses,John Wilkes Booth's splint relic, the largest collection of Gettysburg battlefield relics on display in Gettysburg, an autograph or manuscript from each president, Harry Truman's hat, Dwight D. Eisenhower's golf clubs, JFK's rocking chair, suit, and bloodstained limousine upholstery from the assassination, the flag that flew during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Shell casing from Ruby's gun that Killed Oswald, Hitler's silver that was captured by U.S. forces at his home. The Fredrick G. Pfeffer collection of relics from Pickett's Charge. The Robert L. White collection of JFK, The Captain Good collection (wounded in action at Gettysburg) includes the items he used during the battle and the bullet that wounded him! Uniforms,flags, accoutrements, weapons, documents, photos, much much more!The Gettysburg Museum Of History also buys artifacts as well as sells them. Please stop by and see the most amazing collection in Gettysburg at no charge!
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Yes it's a little museum packed with a bunch of wow . I travel up to Gettysburg once a year , and Gettysburg Museum of history is always one of my first stops . so you know ,he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Yes it's a little museum packed with a bunch of wow . I travel up to Gettysburg once a year , and Gettysburg Museum of history is always one of my first stops . so you know ,he has some World War II ,he has some Elvis Presley memorabilia and I guarantee he has things you have not seen before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Just stop by today!! This museum is full of interesting artifacts. It has artifacts from Gettysburg, WWI, WWII and much more. It also has good prices on souvenirs. This should be on your list to visit.👌

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Cheektowaga, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is a must see on your visit to Gettysburg. I have never seen such a amazing collection of so many different historical artifacts. Their collection is not only civil war items but other wars and a a lot of random items. The admission is free. Leave a donation at the front register! Would highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a museum that has more than just civil war items. JFK's boxer shorts are here as is Marilyn Monroe's bra. The owner is on site and will answer questions.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This museum is a must for anyone visiting Gettysburg. The owners were great and ready to answer any and all questions. From what we understood the articles in the museum started from a small collection that had been passed down from family and it just grew from there. Its not all Gettysburg relics , there's relics and articles from WW... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you like to take your time plan to spend at least 2 hours or more since there is a lot of things to see and read.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is so cool to visit. It's called the "Pennsylvania State Memorial," and it is so fascinating. You're able to go to the top of the building and look out at the battlefield from an amazing view! Don't miss this!

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This museum was fantastic. It was amazing to actually see some the artifacts and items from this time period. I would highly recommend stopping here when visiting Gettysburg. It gives you a much better understanding of the war and also additional history on presidents, WWII, ect.

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Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I couldn't believe a free museum would be this outstanding. Eric Dorr and his staff were helpful and willing to stop and talk about the numerous unique and interesting artifacts in the museum. How many times can you go to a museum and talk to the curator? He was interesting and enthusiastic, which greatly enhanced the experience. GMOH was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Although this museums hours may be small, my family loved this museum. It was bigger than it looks from the outside and absolutely wonderful with an abundance of American historical artifacts!

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Additional Information about Gettysburg Museum of History

Address: 219 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: (717) 337-2035
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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