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“Awesome place to start” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum

Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA
1-800-337-5015
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Ranked #19 of 30 Attractions in Gettysburg
Type: History Museums, Museums
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Awesome place to start”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We started here and found this is a great place to start out. Really neat place lots of information about Gettysburg. We have been to Gettysburg several times and we always start here :-)

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Baltimore, MD
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“As far as Visitors Center's go this one is perfectly fine.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The staff is very helpful, but there is not much to see there on display. The bathrooms are in another building next door at the relatively new transit center where you can ride one of the tourist buses. They have pamphlets and maps of downtown Gettysburg. Only drawback is finding the parking for this place. It's really easy to miss and I ended up driving around the block once before I figured it out. The entrance to the parking is before you get to the visitors center (if driving north) so by the time you have figured out where the visitor's center is, you have already passed the parking. I recommend parking in the parking deck nearby (probably the only parking deck in town). It was 75 cents an hour for parking and just take the free tourist bus to anywhere in town that you want to go. The tourist bus system is nice, I rode the complete red line just to see everything first.

Visited September 2013
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Mystic, Connecticut, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Place for information”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This is the place to stop if you need information on Gettysburg. It will only take you a few minutes to look at what they have on display. The staff is friendly.

Visited August 2013
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carroll maryland
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“a good place to start in the area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The train station is free and is also the Gettysburg information center. A great place to start if you’re visiting the Gettysburg area for lodging, restaurants and attraction information. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

Visited August 2013
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“nice.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

nice, but not a lot to see. about 5 or 6 exhibits. more cool to see the old building...can walk through it in about 10 minutes.

Visited August 2013
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