It's a large please. Is good if you never been there to get an idea of the area. Multiple parking lot areas and can be quite a walk
About Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center
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Stopped at visitor center and museum on trip from Hershey to D.C. The movie and cyclorama are helpful to see before touring the rest of the park. The cyclorama (first one I'd ever seen) is an impressive oil painting that is some 40ft tall and...More
As members of the Gettysburg Foundation, we make many trips each year to the museum and the battlefield itself. Recently went with family, including grandson, age 10, and granddaughter, age 7. Grandson was not enthused when we told him we were going to see a...More
We've been to Gettysburg at least 4 times now and have never been in the visitor center until our August 2017 trip. We were not disappointed. They have a lot of Civil War artifacts and we honestly had no idea. We bought tickets for the...More
The museum has an amazing collection of artifacts from the Battle of Gettysburg including many weapons and uniforms. The movie "A New Birth of Freedom" was very well done and informative. Finally, the presentation using the Cyclorama painting is moving. The painting is beautiful.
Really enjoyed seeing the museum. My husband and I and three adult children all enjoyed seeing the different things in the museum we also enjoyed going to the auto tour. We purchase the CD to do the order tour before we realize we did not...More
Thank you for visiting and for your review, bbarthels. We're happy you had a positive experience. And, good piece of advice about the CD player for future visitors! Com again!
You can walk this on your own but having one of the guides who are available makes your time much more interesting.
Hi, dbld2015. Happy you had a positive experience with a guided tour. Thanks for visiting! Note to future visitors: the Museum and Visitor Center is where you can arrange your tour.
What an outstanding facility! You could spend hours in here and everything you need to know is just a ranger away. Find out when/where programs start,schedule a bus or car tour ,it's all here!!
Thanks for sharing details of your experience, unionboy. Come back soon!
The film refreshes you on the Civil War and Gettysburg. Then you see the Cyclorama which is a very neat, in depth 360° painting. Be sure to also look at the artifacts in the museum.
Thanks you for sharing your feedback, Missy. We agree that the Museum and Visitor Center is where you should start your day. Refresh yourself on the War and the Battlefield and arrange for your tours. Thanks!
Me and my girlfriend came here for the very first time this year, at the age of 47, we absolutely loved the museum and the town. This is a must visit place for anyone who can appreciate History. The exhibits and panorama were great, take...More
Hi, m090497. So happy to hear you and your girlfriend enjoyed your visit to the Museum and Visitor Center as well as the Battlefield and other sights in Gettysburg. We agree that it's a fantastic place to spend a few days. Come again!