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“A must!”

Victorian Photography Studio
Ranked #1 of 9 Fun & Games in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Whether you want to capture your family's precious vacation or get striking Civil War images , Victorian Photography Studio can make it happen with our extensive Civil War Wardrobe . You can count on us to deliver what we promise. -We offer 19th century Wet-Plate photography with a short hisory lesson on how the process was done. -We also offer the less expensive modern Digital photography.and Now you can rent Civil War clothing for any occasion.Come on in and see some 19th century cameras and props.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Stairs / lift
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this experience. The first take had a defect and before we noticed it, we were told he wanted to redo it. I did not expect that but we greatly appreciated it as we walked out with a product that everyone was pleased with. To me that demonstrates excellent pride and superb customer relations. My boyfriend even said it's his favorite picture of us to date!

Booking was super easy, we were even able to book earlier in the day right on their website.
Not only was it fun dressing up and going back in time but also so fascinating to be walked through the old fashioned photography and picture developing process.

Highly recommended-even worth squeezing in on a quick trip.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My gf and I went here as part of our gettysburg trip. She has been before but i have not. It seems as if the new owner is carrying on with a great business. We showed up a few minutes early for our appointment and they got us right in. Got us in costume, photographed and out of costume in under 20 minutes, we love the pics! Thank you!

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and were pleasantly surprised when we found out the place has new owners. The process is the same, but with some improvements - more costume choices, changing backgrounds, seasonal ideas. Dave and his assistant Elizabeth were welcoming, and great with the kids (and adults).

We had a large group and it was all efficiently and professionally done - in the way we were used to. Happy to see the place thrive and continue serving Gettysburg.

Definitely coming back!

Thank Pannipannini
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Contacted the studio a week before and shared an original battle picture we wanted recreated. They gathered all the costume, accessories, found the perfect site and made this one of our best photography experience.

Thank you so much for all the attention to details

Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Having booked to have our photograph taken in costume in Liverpool before setting off on our holiday. I have to admit to feeling more than a little apprehensive about the whole thing when the day dawned! However we were warmly greeted and soon put at ease by the owner and his lovely wife and then taken to see the huge choice of outfits, which for my husband meant the all important choice of Confederate or Union Uniform!. There are many many lovely and varied dresses for the ladies and I was grateful of the fact that they catered for the 'fuller figure'! Not only did I wear a lovely floral dress (hooped underskirt too) but accessories that made the whole photograph look authentic. - It took no time at all, but is a fabulous memento of our visit to Gettysburg. The owner is a real Civil War expert and told us many anecdotes not only about the war itself but how Gettysburg copes with the re-enactments that happen at every anniversary. Fabulous stuff - could have stayed all day listening to stories (I especally liked the fact that even the owners spectacles are made to be authentic!)

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