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Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum

111 Seminary Rdg, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1718
+1 717-339-1300
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Nicely setup museum. They have a scavenger hunt for the kids which the ones in our group enjoyed... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2016
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A place to add to your understanding

The building has been restored/remodeled. Interesting exhibits about the history of the Seminary... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2015
Barbara R
Keene, New Hampshire
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Start your Gettysburg visit here, and STEP INSIDE one of the Civil War's most historic buildings--discover inspiring stories about the first day of fighting, care of the wounded, and the larger issues of faith and freedom. Take a guided tour of the famous cupola used by Gen. John Buford, and can wander the halls and hear the floors creak. Group friendly. Family friendly. Handicap accessible (except attic and cupola).
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
111 Seminary Rdg, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1718
+1 717-339-1300

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Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Nicely setup museum. They have a scavenger hunt for the kids which the ones in our group enjoyed. The price of 9$ for the 4 floors was worth it although I find it hard to fork out the extra 20$ to go up to the...More

Thank RFissel
Reviewed December 11, 2015

The building has been restored/remodeled. Interesting exhibits about the history of the Seminary itself, it's role during the Battle and the building's serving as a hospital after the Battle. Elevators are available.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Ok, the general admission will get you into four floors of interactive museum with stair or elevator access. The bathrooms are clean etc. If you want to climb the capulla for the view it's completely ridiculous at $30 a person???

Thank shottsinthedarkpara
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Everything is very well done. Displays, fabulous historical wall murals, short videos. Spent two hours here and enjoyed it all. Recommend for anyone seeking more on local history especially how this location fits in with total area.

Thank BobW66
Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We just visited this museum. The building was amazing and so rich with history! The admission prices foy the whole package were a bit high but the museum was a unique experience.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed November 8, 2015

We recently visited this museum. It is among several buildings so it took us a minute to drive around and figure out the parking and museum entrance. We were fine with the admission price of $9 each for four floors of exhibits, but I'll admit...More

1  Thank newjerseyfamily
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I have to say I was very impressed with the exhibits and depth of information provided. I was traveling with my brother who is a history buff and has studied civil war battles, works at a museum and even he commented this is one of...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed October 27, 2015

The museum was around 7 or 8 dollars to get in. It was very nicely done, and you got a feel for what it was like for the civilians in and around the town. Exhibits are well maintained, workers are friendly and knowledgeable. However, when...More

1  Thank cynthiabZ4048QJ
Dru Anne N, Manager at Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2015

Dear cynthiabZ4048QJ, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum. The Exclusive-Access Cupola Tour and Museum Admission ticket has been extremely popular since we opened, and it features a 30-minute guided experience into the building's attic and,...More

Reviewed October 26, 2015

Was there right before their official opening. Three floors of displays and we were allowed in the Cupola (worth the visit right there). First chance I've had to comment on it.

Thank DWG1861
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Have been there twice. Not well advertised for visiting purpose. Spent over two hours there and had a great guide towards the end of our tour there. Plenty of parking and told anyone we ran into that they must go in order to get a...More

Thank Donald B
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September 11, 2016|
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Response from Majikwolf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 3 hours should give you enough time to see all three floors of the museum !
June 30, 2016|
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Response from Justin P | Reviewed this property |
is not a ride however it is very cool museum multiple different artifacts. There's also tour of very top. I do not know price off hand however please go to the following web address go to Google and type in destination... More
Mike S
June 16, 2015|
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Response from courtney106 | Reviewed this property |
It starts on the 3rd floor of the museum. There is an elevator to the 3rd floor. So only 2 flights up. The are not long flights. Not a lot of steps and you are able to rest in between. It is well worth the effort. It... More