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Gettysburg Heritage Center

  • Address: 297 Steinwehr Avenue Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Phone: (717) 334-6245
  • Address: 297 Steinwehr Avenue Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Phone: (717) 334-6245
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Formerly the American Civil War Museum, this recently renovated museum is an educational and entertaining experience for the entire family. Bordering the Gettysburg Battlefield, the Museum utilizes artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays and 3-D productions to help visitors learn more about the events taking place in the day during the course of the three-day battle and its aftermath. Explore the town, learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to its residents, and see how they reacted to the conflict.

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  • Months Open: Year-round
  • Notes: March to December: Daily 9am to 5pm Closed January 1-16 January 17 through February: weekends 9am to 5pm Open MLK Day and Presidents' Day from 9am to 5 pm
  • Parking: Parking Lot
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An Evening with General Nathan Bedford Forrest

  • Date: July 22, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center

Simon Cameron and the Devious, Dastardly, Despicable, Diabolical and Degenerate Politicians of the Civil War!

  • Date: July 29, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center

John Charles Wills: Reminiscences of the Battle of Gettysburg at the Globe Hotel

  • Date: August 5, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center

Embalming the Dead & Mourning in the Civil War

  • Date: August 12, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center

An Evening with Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton Smith

  • Date: August 19, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center

An Army Marches on its Stomach

  • Date: August 26, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center

Civil War in the West Photo Extravaganza

  • Date: September 2, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg Heritage Center