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David Wills House

8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735
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We missed this on our first visit, so caught it this time around. Plus side: standing in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was excited to see the David Wills House, in Gettysburg however, the Lincoln Gettysburg Address... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We missed this on our first visit, so caught it this time around. Plus side: standing in the bedroom where Lincoln stayed and gazing out the same window he would have. It was awe-inspiring. Minus for a total modernization of the lower residence; almost sterile...More

Thank chendabrito
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was excited to see the David Wills House, in Gettysburg however, the Lincoln Gettysburg Address story is well documented in so many ways. While this is the establishment that the President stayed at while visiting Gettysburg, I learned little new from my visit and...More

Thank scottsM1122TK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the David Wills House with our licensed town guide. He made the visit of Lincoln to the David Wills House so very real to us. We were in the same room Lincoln walked through. It was an amazing experience. We also met the...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Normally these house tour are overpriced and uneventful. This was well organized, fairly priced, in great shape, with good videos and a story to tell. Great historic items in the house as well. Our national tour guide told us if we visited two places other...More

1  Thank thelmantimestwo
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is now a great historic landmark (where Lincoln stayed before the Gettysburg address) combined with a good museum! This is worthy of 2-3 hours of your day.

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I took the family to Gettysburg. I made this part our scheduled itinerary, to squeeze in the "best of" for our short trip. Walking up to the building, I was surprised to see the bricks painted, even the mortar! Going inside, I was greeted with...More

2  Thank James S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Very small museum, which is an ok thing however no personal interaction other than to take your money. A few short videos and some printed signs. Compared to the Shriver House just down the street, I would suggest you go to the Shriver House.

1  Thank mbs3137
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This house was interesting to tour and learn about the role of David Wills relative to the Civil War. However, a lot of the things in the house were only 'important' because Lincoln wrote his last draft of the Gettysburg Address in the house. To...More

Thank 747robertat
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Abraham Lincoln stayed here the night before he gave his Gettysburg Address. It's a very neat museum they put together. There's a book upstairs that the person wrote to David Wills when he was burying the soldiers. It has their name as well as inventory...More

Thank teknoge3k
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A beautiful and well maintained historic building. The tour is self guided. The film was informative.

Thank AutumnKat
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12 September 2016|
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Response from rachaelandRay | Reviewed this property |
If you really want to read, see, and listen to everything the museum has to offer, I would say 11/2 to 2 hours.