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Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during and after the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:
Books - Collectibles - Apparel - Souvenirs - Educational Materials - Replica Weapons - Art - Home Decor - Toys & Games
Featured Store Item
"Valley of the Shadow"
Latest release by Ralph Peters, author of, "Cain at Gettysburg" and "Hell or Richmond"
Call for group rates - 717-334-6245
_Hours of Operation:
March - December - Daily 9 am - 5 pm
(extended spring & summer hours)*
Summer Extended Hours - 9 am - 8 pm*
*Last time to enter the exhibit area is 45 minutes prior to closing.