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Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum

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Address: 35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: 1-800-337-5015

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A stop for railroad enthusiasts

This was a quick stop for us. A must for those interested in railroads or Lincoln in Gettysburg. Located just a block off of the square.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Covington, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We stopped in on the way by since it was the same place Lincoln arrived & departed from when he came to town to present his address. The woman inside was helpful but seemed rushed. The building is nice, but the museum is mostly pictures.

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Covington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was a quick stop for us. A must for those interested in railroads or Lincoln in Gettysburg. Located just a block off of the square.

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Middletown, Ohio
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A few items in the museum. It is also a great place to get directions and ask for info. The staff was very helpful and helped me map out my stops.

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New York
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

besides the fact that you can go in and see lots of trains behind a glass, some old, some new,my favorite part was this huge train built into the place that you can go into and you sit just like you would on a train,and you face the front where they have a screen and you see abraham Lincoln get... More 

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Dayton, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The historic train station where Lincoln arrived in Gettysburg, just North of the square, is at present having ownership transferred from the Gettysburg Foundation to the National Park Service. It is expected to become an official part of the National Battlefield Park in the Spring. Currently serving as a small museum about the town at the time of the battle... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I'm absolutely THRILLED that they are repainting the station after so many years of the horrid mustard color. A very nice little museum with knowledgeable employees.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great place if you love train history. It's in one of the historic buildings on the corner. It is free and you can make a small donation to keep it going. Well worth it!

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Cleveland OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

They did a great job restoring this railroad station and the exhibits are all really nice. Well worth stopping in, a MUST for any Lincoln fan!

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Ne Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The staff was very helpful and pleasant. We found it interesting but for such a rich history there just isn't much to see there.

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Moravia, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We only spent 30 mins or so here but it was interesting to learn a little more about the place where Lincoln arrived and departed from. Its mostly reading. People working there were very friendly and helpful.

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