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“This is a must do.”

Lincoln's Lost Treasure
Ranked #49 of 107 things to do in Gettysburg
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Owner description: Lincoln’s Lost Treasure is a LIVE two and a half hour adventure across the streets of historic Downtown Gettysburg. Almost like stepping into your own action movie, groups of up to 6 or 8 people are sent on an thrilling and entertaining quest to uncover a lost secret sparked by President Lincoln’s final breath. Aided by a few historical artifacts, you are sent off to piece together hidden clues that can unravel the location to treasury gold that has been lost for over a century. Encountering eccentric and engaging cast members, decoding cryptic clues, and dodging FBI agents out to foil your mission, You and friends traverse the city’s famous streets, hidden shops and historical landmarks discovering that Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address holds the key to a national treasure.Shows Saturdays & Sundays
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“This is a must do.”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We had the best time, your actors were on top of things the whole time. They didn't miss a cue. Very good snack and smart story lines. I'd recommend this for anyone who wants to do something different , museums are nice but this was a chance to be apart of the town. Loved it. Keep up the good work.

Visited September 2013
Thank Deborah B
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Robinson Twp., PA
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“family fun”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

We took our 8 yr old grandson to Gettysburg and this is the adventure he picked. Met a nice family and the boys had fun on their adventure. It was nice walking thru the area - no hurry and a great way to spend the day

Visited September 2013
Thank klc1923
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lincoln's Treasure an Adventure for the Family”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

An entertaining adventure for the whole family. Contrary to some of the negative reviews my daughter (16 years of age) and son (15 years of age) had fun participating with the actors as they tried to solve the mystery of Lincoln's Treasure. The key to having a wonderful time is to let yourself go and participate with the actors. If you or your family are not really going to participate and are expecting to be entertained, then I suggest you go to the movies. In addition, this adventure was a wonderful way to see what the town of Gettysburg has to offer. And if you happen to be with a group who thinks the adventure to be silly, well press on and have your family take over with the interaction. Its all of what you make of it.

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank mike k
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Slip into Character and Have Fun”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is a great way to take a break from the somber tours through the battlefields. Right from the beginning, which is a cryptic phone call, this out-of-the-ordinary adventure pulls in participants. When you finally begin the hunt in earnest, you'll be moving around the town, watching over your shoulder for spies, passing by some lesser visited sites (take time to stop and read the plaques!), and having a great time if you slip into character and don't mind being a bit silly. The family, including our 11-year-old son, really enjoyed the hunt.

Each of the actors and town's people we met along the way were quite entertaining. Each kept in character well and more than one had our rowdy group in stitches.

Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring some water in the summer and a Gettysburg map if you don't have a sense of direction or knowledge of the city streets. When your tour is over and if you have some spare time, you might spy on one of the other tours. It’s a good way to make them more paranoid.

Visited September 2013
2 Thank Diane_in_Germany
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Dhieatzman, Owner at Lincoln's Lost Treasure, responded to this review, September 3, 2013
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Blissfield, Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“What a Joke! Waste of LOTS of money”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

This was so silly. I read all of the reviews and thought my young teens would love it. That was not the case. The clues are not a puzzle, or interesting, or thought provoking--basically, just go here, go here, go here. One of the actors did not show up for work that day, so we were missing 25% of the "mystery" leaving the adventure disjointed. The hokey ending was botched due "equipment failure" and the actors had to explain the ending--very anti-climatic The actors are not in much of a costume. Refreshments skimpy. This was a really expensive walk. Just saw Lincoln's Lost Treasure as a HUGE waste of money. Attempted to get my $170 back with no success. Save your money!

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank MichiganGirlScout
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