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Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum

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Address: 35 Carlisle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1802
Phone Number: +1 800-337-5015

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Lincoln walked here

This museum is small but helps visitors visualize Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg, as it was here that his train stopped, and he walked up the street to the David Wills house.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 2, 2016
Dan S
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Sykesville, Maryland

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Bristol, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Be sure to get your Passport Stamp while here. This is not a large place so you can learn a lot in a short time. Just around the corner from David Wills House.

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Sykesville, Maryland
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This museum is small but helps visitors visualize Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg, as it was here that his train stopped, and he walked up the street to the David Wills house.

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Morley, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Bonnie, who works for the National Park Service, recommended the Railroad Station as well as David Wills house. They were both worth the visit.

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bronx ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Small, but very nice people in there. Nice place to take some outdoor pictures and get information about the area.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

The railroad station museum is a must stop for any history buff. It doesn't matter if it's Rail road history, Civil War history or a love of historic buildings this station is well worth stopping at. You're also at the center of town where the confederate flag was raised for a short period of time during the battle of Gettysburg,... More 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Back in time when Lincoln was here at this Gettysburg station. Nice to know this history. You need about an hour at this Museum. Must visit

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had time to kill before our hotel room was ready so we decided to head right down the block to this Museum. It is free but donations are greatly appreciated. Chalked full of history it was awesome to step back into time visiting this historic railroad station. The staff was so kind and I think we stayed an extra... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Stopped here so our 14 year old granddaughter could see where President Lincoln arrived. It's free and has a nice large model of the station as you enter. You can view the exhibits in 30 minutes or so and then pick up a little coupon book for Gettysburg!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Budget about 15 or 20 minutes to see all you need to see here. The building and it's historic significance make it worth a quick stop.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stopped in here to see what it was all about and the volunteer inside was great! She really knew her history! She talked to us about what we'd done so far in Gettysburg and when we told her we'd been to the Visitor Center but not into the museum etc, she strongly encouraged us to do it. We did... More 

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