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Gettysburg Museum of History
Ranked #10 of 108 things to do in Gettysburg
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Owner description: The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The Gettysburg Museum Of History has over 4,000 artifacts on display. The Museum is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! The Museum covers all areas of American History. Military and Political History are the focus with some pop culture covered. Some highlights include: A lock of George and Martha Washington's hair, Abraham Lincoln's wallet and opera glasses,John Wilkes Booth's splint relic, the largest collection of Gettysburg battlefield relics on display in Gettysburg, an autograph or manuscript from each president, Harry Truman's hat, Dwight D. Eisenhower's golf clubs, JFK's rocking chair, suit, and bloodstained limousine upholstery from the assassination, the flag that flew during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Shell casing from Ruby's gun that Killed Oswald, Hitler's silver that was captured by U.S. forces at his home. The Fredrick G. Pfeffer collection of relics from Pickett's Charge. The Robert L. White collection of JFK, The Captain Good collection (wounded in action at Gettysburg) includes the items he used during the battle and the bullet that wounded him! Uniforms,flags, accoutrements, weapons, documents, photos, much much more!The Gettysburg Museum Of History also buys artifacts as well as sells them. Please stop by and see the most amazing collection in Gettysburg at no charge!
Reviewed November 1, 2012

I first saw this on the History channel a year ago and wanted to visit it when I toured Gettysburg. The first day it was closed but it was open the next day and I met the owner, he is a very nice person who opened his own home up as museum showing his personal collection from the Civil War up to the Kennedy era. Very interesting and many items are for sale. Well worth the experience and discussion with the owner.

Thank GTR1999
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

This museum is owned and run by a young man named, Erik Dorr. If you love Cival War history this is a must visit. His collection and presentation is outstanding. He also has items from other wars and historical events in american history. Be sure to ask him how he started his collection and how he obtains items. Interesting story unto it self. Metered parking on street. Located on way into downtown. Several other places to visit very near by, such as the Shriver House. Well worth the visit. Free admission. A donation is appreciated.

Thank poohlbi
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

This was highly rated by others and I can see why. There was quite a bit dedicated to the Civil War. Lots of bullets, musket balls, some sabres, photos, confederate money, etc. There were artifacts from WW1 and quite a bit about Hitler. They also had a lot about President Kennedy. There were numerous front pages posted about JFK's assassination on the walls. They also had part of a room dedicated to Elvis Presley. Overall, It ranged from the sexy (Marilyn Monroe's brassiere) to the macabre (a mummified head from Egyptian times.) We paid two quarters to park for two hours.

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

This place is unbelievable! It's totally free to go in and look around. I didn't have any money to donate to them, so the least I can do is write them this review. When you approach the front door it doesn't even look like a museum. More like you're walking into someone's house. But once you get in there- whoa. They have some unbelievable stuff in here. A lock of George Washington's hair, the head of an ancient Egyptian mummy, some ancient nails from a Roman Crucifixion. It's crazy. They have a ton of Civil War relics as well obviously, and rooms dedicated to both JFK and Elvis, with personal positions of each of them. This museum was great and should be a must see to anyone visiting the area.

Thank Andy M
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is a nice place for someone who loves history to visit. There are a lot of interesting things to look at and read about.

Thank Holly D
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