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Lincoln Train Museum

425 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2930
+1 717-334-5678
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Cool place with lots of different items in museum

The Lincoln Train Museum was interesting. There was a model train set up that you could turn on and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tammy S
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Relax and learn

Nice tour! Interesting, and touching!l Staff are friendly and helpful. Lots of meat information... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robleym68
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Mountains of Pennsylvania
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Celebrating the history and the heroes of America with Abraham Lincoln! Experience the spirit of the men and women who achieved our American independence and freedoms as you ride the rails with Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Train museum! Journey with Gettysburg's beloved Jim Getty portraying President Abraham Lincoln as he walks with you through the history of our nation. Experience our operating train layout presenting President Lincoln's funeral journey from Washington DC to Springfield Illinois. Board our simulated funeral train car, The United States, where President Abraham Lincoln's spirit pays tribute to the American heroes and citizens who made our nation what it is and encourages future generations to "Keep the Spirit" of our nation alive. We present displays and historic artifacts of Abraham Lincoln, our native lands and the Wild West with its struggles, heroes and horses. We explore memorabilia of our sports figures and Hollywood stars. We recall the battles and wars our nation has endured and pay tribute to our heroes, the soldiers, veterans, law enforcement and EMS of our country. The museum offers the ideal opportunity to experience our nation's past while fostering an appreciation of our present and a rekindling of hope for our nation's future.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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425 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lincoln Train Museum was interesting. There was a model train set up that you could turn on and off and watch the trains go around. There are also various museum items including presidential memorabilia, baseball collectibles, and items from law enforcement departments. There was...More

Thank Tammy S
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Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience Tammy. Hope you had a great time in Gettysburg.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice tour! Interesting, and touching!l Staff are friendly and helpful. Lots of meat information about Lincoln's last train ride. Place for kids to do Christmas cards for the military!

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in town for a music festival and I was taking a break shopping . Came across this museum and decided to take the tour. It was worth the 5.00. Starts off with a video presentation about how our country has...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

We did this one last not this visit but I do suggest you go I still remember it and enjoyed it great for a family with children also grown-ups too

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum of you are travelling with young children (8 and under) who would like to learn about President Lincoln.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Unexpectedly awesome time. Very kid friendly. Covers a lot of the historical, educational elements without being over done so that young minds can't absorb it. Staff is ultra friendly. The "ride" experience while fun for the little ones, was both beautiful and somber - you...More

Thank Gaela S
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to this place last second and are so glad we did. - our 7, 5 & 1 yr old were enthralled the whole time (minus walking by the creepy Lincoln outside the front door lol). They did not want to leave....More

Thank Heather A
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

We had a few minutes to burn, so we stopped by this place and checked out all the train collections. The owner was passionate about his business and wanted to help us anyway he could. We didn't buy anything, but thought the place was cool....More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with our toddler and adults in our party. Activities for the kids and exhibits for the adults. Our son loved dressing up like Abe Lincoln. We will be back!!!

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Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting. Very glad to hear your family enjoyed their time with us. Your taking the time to share a review is so appreciated. Hope you had a great time in Gettysburg.

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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Great experience- my eight year old loves the train ride and the museum in general. The museum houses a huge collection of memorabilia and is a step back in time. Has the feel of viewing a large personal collection. Staff is polite and well informed....More

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