A visit to the Gettysburg Battlefield is not complete without stopping at the Gettysburg Heritage Center Museum and Book & Gift Store. Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park, the Gettysburg Heritage Center offers a wonderful orientation to the battle , as well as a variety of services to visitors.
Gettysburg Heritage Center....
A Visual And Interactive Orientation To The Battle Of Gettysburg!
Touring the Gettysburg Heritage Center Museum, guests will witness the Battle of Gettysburg from two unique perspectives – the civilians who lived in the town of Gettysburg, and the soldiers on the battlefield. Take a step back in time to see the reality of war, and hear the stories of the people who called Gettysburg home. This story is told through 3-D photographs and programs, artifacts, interactive displays, and story boards. The second part of the tour is a 20-minute movie presentation that offers a great orientation to the Battle of Gettysburg. The award-winning movie, “Gettysburg: An Animated Map,” is presented by the Civil War Trust. The Gettysburg Heritage Center museum is the perfect place to begin your tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield!
The friendly and knowledgeable staff of the Gettysburg Heritage Center can help you plan your tour of the battlefield. There are a variety of ways to learn about the battle; from bus tours, to horse & carriage, iPads, and more! Every tour is different!
Let us help you plan your visit!
Don't miss our great gift shop!
Located in the lobby of the Gettysburg Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg’s largest and finest gift shops! Specializing in Civil War books, apparel, replica weapons, home décor, souvenirs, games & toys, collectibles and much more! Offering a wide selection, and distinctive gifts!
Hours of Operation:
**Hours subject to change - call for exact times.
9 am - 7 pm Sunday-Thursday
9 am - 9 pm: Friday & Saturday
*Extended weekday hours beginning June 16!
9 am - 8 pm Sunday - Thursday
*Last time to enter the exhibit area is 1 hour prior to closing.
Last MUSEUM ENTRANCE is 6 pm on the following dates:
June 8, June 22,
August 3, August 17 & August 31
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March 15 - December - Daily 9 am - 5 pm
(extended spring & summer hours)*
*Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
New Years Day: Limited hours, call or check back for times.
Pricing - 2019
Adults (13+) - $9.00
Children (6-12) - $7.00
5 & under are Free
Call for group rates - 717-334-6245
or email info@GettysburgMuseum.com