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Address: 1000 N Outer Line Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406-1233
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The Encampment Store, located inside the Valley Forge NHP Visitor Center,...

The Encampment Store, located inside the Valley Forge NHP Visitor Center, carries the region's largest selection of Revolutionary War books, reproductions, toys, and unique gifts. Explore the Park's history on a trolley tour or a private tour with one of our NPS trained tour guides.The Encampment Store is a non-profit partner with the National Park Service whose mission is to provide support to the interpretive, educational, scientific and historical activities of Valley Forge NHP.

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Exceptional Trolley Tour

Six of us (of all ages) took the trolley tour and we all thought it was exceptional. The trolley drives you through the park, with two stops along the way. In summertime the sides... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
skgbos
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New York
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New York
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401 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Six of us (of all ages) took the trolley tour and we all thought it was exceptional. The trolley drives you through the park, with two stops along the way. In summertime the sides of the trolley open up. The tour is narrated and includes two stops, the first to see how the soldiers lived, and the second at Washington's... More 

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our trolley tour and I'm thrilled that you had such a great experience! More 

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The encampment store offers a short video, some reading material, and a gift shop. The highlight of the shop's offerings would be the 90 minute historic tour through Valley Forge. The guide was excellent and very informative. You get off at two stops - one to talk to a ranger and see the wooden structures the soldiers lived in and... More 

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! More 

Lewes, Delaware
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Wonderful riding tour of Valley Forge Park with expert guide. Great park center and lunch spot. Great 8-hour day!

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our park and for taking the time to write a review! More 

New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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125 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Nice selection of Revolutionary items including books, toys, replicas, maps and of course NPS items. I found the prices here lower than in Philly and Williamsburg/Jamestown shops.

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to give your review! More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Valley Forge is a must see for all Americans. The trolley tour is an excellent way to really delve into the facts vs myths of Valley Forge and its importance to the American Revolution. The Encampment store has a wide variety of souvenir options.

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are happy to hear you had such a great experience at our park! More 

Concord, North Carolina
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nice size historic site store with a wide variety of items for sale. Good selection of historic books and other items for sale

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in reviewing our store! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a private tour and it was great! Our guide was Randy and he had us go through the tour as a soldier in the Continental Army. That was a really interesting point of view! We went at an even pace and did not feel rushed. Randy answered all our questions. He did an awesome job! At our first... More 

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and also for including some great pictures! We're very happy your family enjoyed their experience at Valley Forge NHP! More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The trolley tour is a must since there isn't much going on or throughout the park. There are only a few structures and memorials. The store has a large selection of gifts and souvenirs foe visitors.

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

Philadelphia, New York
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1,228 reviews
670 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Every time I visit the park, I go to the Encampment Store. I always find something to buy for myself and for gifts. I always buy my American flags here. The children absolutely love it. I take my grandchildren here to choose a gift whenever they are in town.

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We really appreciate your kind words and taking the time to post! More 

Ithaca, New York
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Stopped at the Encampment store before doing the drive. Purchased a tape, and was given additional information from docent at check out! Great gift shop and small museum. Handicap accessible.

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Graham D, Manager at The Encampment Store, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're happy you enjoyed your visit to Valley Forge NHP More 

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