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A Very Special Gettysburg Musum

We were curious about this museum based on other travelers feedback...it seemed right up our alley... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kansas59
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Virginia
Unreal displays

Eric who runs the Museum is very informative and has put together an awesome museum. We had seen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yardranger
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Issaquah, Washington
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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...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went with our two young children. My 9 year old was very interested in the guns and war memorabilia. My one year old on the other hand had to be held as they don’t allow strollers inside bc it’s very small and cramped. Person...More

Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Make sure you visit this when in Gettysburg. We saw the American Pickers episode when they visited, so we decided to see for ourselves. This place is packed with all different kind of history items. Any where from John F Kennedy to Hitler to Gettysburg....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were curious about this museum based on other travelers feedback...it seemed right up our alley and we were right! It's a terrific collection of relics, artifacts, exhibits and it's clearly obvious the owner(s) have a passion for their subject. Treasures are tucked in every...More

Thank kansas59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eric who runs the Museum is very informative and has put together an awesome museum. We had seen him on TV with Pawn Stars and American Pickers so we had to go. He had great artifacts from the battle of Gettysburg, Band of Brothers, Normandy,...More

1  Thank yardranger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots and lots of historical memorabilia and artifacts. Not just the civil war but other war times. Very interesting to see.

1  Thank Snowbird564
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family heard about this place on a ghost tour, so we decided to stop it, and we were glad we did! This museum has a lot of interesting artifacts that you won't find anywhere else, including a lock of Napoleon's hair! I also loved...More

1  Thank slt0831
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place gave me the creeps. Locks of hair from famous dead people, blood stained upholstery from the car President Kennedy was shot in... the were a few interesting pieces that didn't turn my digestion, but mostly it was macabre stuff that a normal museum...More

Thank Elizabeth L
museum1863, Manager at Gettysburg Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for “reviewing” The Gettysburg Museum Of History, considered by many “The finest privately operated American History museum in America”. We are very sorry that American history “turns your digestion” Yikes! Perhaps if you are that “sensitive” to the sacrifice our American soldiers made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive collection of historical military & presidential pieces. So much to see in this gem of a museum. The owners are very knowledgeable & personable. The display with Major Dick Winters items was really impressive. Please don’t miss a chance to see this museum.

Thank DJT1964
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Don't let the small appearance of the building fool you. This museum is PACKEd with amazing artifacts from key moments in history. I dare say this museum is actually better than the museum at the Gettsyburg visitor center. Best of all it's FREE! Not only...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed July 7, 2018

The museum has many artifacts from the Civil War, and Gettysburg as well as World War 1, World War II, and John F Kennedy. There are also items for sale from the Civil War and the World Trade Center.

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Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
It is free and a great take out tour guide was super and we as well as she had a lot of fun on the tour....
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Good Grief, I see it. very obvious now.
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March 25, 2016|
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Hello In June we will be expanding our hours to Summer Hours which will be Tuesday thru Sunday 11am-5pm. You can always call the museum for current hours. We look forward to your visit!
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