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The Gettysburg Story Auto Tour

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The Gettysburg Story brings America's greatest battle alive - for buffs and novices. The film uses stunning aerial cinematography and 3D dynamic maps to give a basic understanding of the battle in an hour. It's perfect for newcomers and students...more
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7034
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We spent the afternoon with the CDs and book for the audio auto tour. Our granddaughters, ages 12 and 15 loved it. It really makes the 3 day battle come alive. We first went to the visitors center and Cyclorama. This gave us a good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Sandy G
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This cd and guide book are a great way to experience and understand how the battle of Gettysburg unfolded. You follow how the armies advanced and get some back story of people and the parts they played in the battle. Takes a lot longer than...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a CD in the back of a guidebook that you purchase at the Gettysburg museum and gift shop. I happen to have bought one online and thought this one might be better since it was at the site. It was not. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We bought the CDs and followed the trail. After having been to the visitor center and museum, this tour really help to tie it all together. The narraration and stories are great and help to give you a fuller picture as to what happened and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank SootyShearwater
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I pretty much talked myself in and out of doing a battlefield tour about 25 times over the past two days so I thought I'd just head over to the Visitor Center to check it out. On the way I noticed "Auto Tour" signs so...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank WendyS1926
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Lots of different auto tours to choose from. Spend the money and get this one. Different lengths of tours. Talked between stops not just at the stop. The only downside was you could only listen to it in the car. I could not figure out...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

I bought the 3 cd set with guide book. The narration and instructions are fantastic. Stephen Lang was masterful. You start in the parking lot of the Visitor's Center. Don't worry about getting to stop 1 quickly. take your time. I had to stop at...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Very detailed narration and the auto tour was well-marked. The longer tour would be better without bringing the kids along as they got bored before the end.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Christirnmom
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

This is the way to see the Battlefields with young kids who get bored easily. We grabbed a map and drove slowly around and stopped at each of the three observation towers and Devils Den (where there is also a small castle looking tower). The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Jenj621
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We were able to go at our own pace and see and experience the battlefield the way we wanted and see exactly the things we wanted to see.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Wayne M
July 31, 2018|
Response from jakeboritt | Property representative |
The Gettysburg Story is available online - visit GettysburgStory website or amazon or at Gettysburg National Military Park visitor center bookstore.
January 7, 2018|
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Response from jakeboritt | Property representative |
Hello- yes the auto tour route on the Gettysburg National Military Park is accessible by RV.