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Gettysburg Heritage Center

297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA  | More on: Gettysburg »

Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center and Museum is an educational and entertaining experience for families and tour groups of all ages.  Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to the people who lived here during the war.

Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during and after the battle.  Find out how the people reacted to the invasion of the town – freeze, flee or fight? Hear accounts of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in a time when their home was in turmoil.


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Visitor Services

Located in the lobby of the Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg’s finest gift shops, offering an extensive selection of quality gifts, including: Books - Collectibles - Apparel - Souvenirs - Educational Materials - Replica Weapons - Art - Home Decor - Toys & Games

Regular Events

The Gettysburg Heritage Center will continue to offer complimentary Living History camps most weekends April – November. The camps are open to the public and demonstrate what life was like for the Civil War soldiers. Camp programming varies depending on the contracted group.

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Admission Fee

Adults (18+) - $8.95; Children (6-17) - $6.95; 5 & under - Free


March - December: Open Daily - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.



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