Welcome to the Gettysburg Heritage Center
Discover… The Town, The People, Their Stories.
Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center 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Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during and after the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.
Located in the lobby of the Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg’s finest gift shops, offering an extensive selection of quality gifts:
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Hours of Operation:
September Hours: Sunday - Thursday - 9 am - 6 pm
Friday & Saturday - 9 am - 7 pm
For questions about hours, please call 717-334-6245.
Last time to enter the exhibit area is 45 minutes prior to closing.
Currently the high-definition movie, and gift store are open to visitors. The interactive gallery is open to visitors, however, is still a work in progress. Visitors will get a 'behind the scenes' look at the new exhibit during when touring! Enjoy complimentary admission to the theater until December 31, 2014!
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