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Gettysburg Diorama

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Address: 241 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number:
+1 717-334-6408
Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Description:

See the ENTIRE battlefield at one time and watch the troop movements for...

See the ENTIRE battlefield at one time and watch the troop movements for ALL three days of battle. The battlefield covers 6,000 acres, an area large enough to be difficult to visualize. The Gettysburg Diorama will put the battle into perspective when you see the ENTIRE battlefield as it appeared in 1863. Carefully researched and meticulously assembled, the Diorama contains over 20,000 hand-painted soldiers, horses, cannons and buildings. Picture the battle through the eyes of Generals Meade and Lee as a narrative unfolds in miniature with a light and sound effects experience you won't forget.

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Amazing Artwork

Well worth the trip and admission. Very modern, plenty of parking, lots of great information. I wish we would have started here!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wooster, Ohio
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Wooster, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the trip and admission. Very modern, plenty of parking, lots of great information. I wish we would have started here!

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the Cyclorama. The Gettysburg Diorama is an 800sq ft. model of the entire battlefield. More 

Hammonton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our time there. So much to experience. We just strolled through, no rush. Convenient location.

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

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Tulare, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following some others' recommendations, we stopped in for the show before taking a guided tour from the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. What a perfect combination. If you already have an extensive knowledge of the Battle of Gettysburg, this may not be for you. If you don't, I can't recommend it enough. To get a bird's eye view of the... More 

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and for recommending the Gettysburg Diorama. More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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545 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went thinking it was the cyclorama. Since we had already paid we went and too a look. Very worthwihle. Its informative and the work that went into it is pretty incredible.

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. So glad you stopped by. More 

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We weren't sure if we'd enjoy this place, as we had never heard about it before. We went on a Monday morning just after opening and we were the only ones there. The hostess was super nice. It really allows you to see the entire area as if you were overhead. We could see and better understand the Gettysburg area... More 

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Happy you decided to stop in and see the Diorama. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Really puts the birds eye view on the important points of the battle. Fantastic detail in the creation. Video presentation is very detailed and explanatory. The display downstairs which is a little like walking through a haunted house with battle scenes, etc. --was prettty interesting as well. Enjoyable experience.

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Happy to hear you enjoyed the Diorama and The Spirit of Gettysburg programs. More 

Winder, Georgia
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The artwork on the diorama is amazing as is the history of the place. I enjoyed watching the diorama as well as the movie.

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the Cyclorama. The Gettysburg Diorama is an 800 sq ft model of the entire battlefield and explains the three days of battle. Thank you More 

Soldotna, Alaska
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46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is an amazing piece of art. You need time to view the whole piece. A real sense of awe for the painter and his interpretation of the battle is right before you.

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the Cyclorama. The Gettysburg Diorama is an 800 sq ft model of the entire battlefield. Thank you More 

Mesquite, Texas
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had never seen anything like it. To see the war in a painting that is in a circular form is breathtaking

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GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the Cyclorama. The Gettysburg Diorama is an 800 sq ft model of the entire battlefield. More 

New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I remember taking my family to see this diorama as one of several points of interest, and we all were very impressed. That was over 30 years ago, and the diorama has started to show its age. The whole place really needs a good cleaning and refurbishing, although many of the items are very interesting and instructional, especially for kids.... More 

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