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Gettysburg National Military Park

1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7034
+1 717-334-1124
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A November day at Gettysburg

The National Park Service is at it’s best in Gettysburg! The Visitors Center is a tremendous... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
christophere708
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Gettysburg trip

First visit to Gettysburg. The historical significance is so wonderful. The site is awesome... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
conleyshane1
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Dayton, Ohio
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The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address".
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7034
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The National Park Service is at it’s best in Gettysburg! The Visitors Center is a tremendous improvement over what was here for years. This is a very special place.

Thank christophere708
Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit to Gettysburg. The historical significance is so wonderful. The site is awesome. Everyone should visit and learn the history of the battle. The visit offers a solemn reminder of the hardships of battle. I encourage everyone visiting to delve deep into their own...More

Thank conleyshane1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, though somber location. Scenery is gorgeous and the statues are all very nice. Easy driving tour or longer walking tour.

Thank greconj
Reviewed 3 days ago

We purchased the ticket for the bus tour. It was well worth the money. The guide was very knowledgeable and told us so many facts about the park. It was a great place to be on Veteran's Day!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

For all of the history travelers out there I do not have to tell you to make sure to visit here. Make sure you have plenty of time because there is alot to cover not only on the battlefield but out in town as well....More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A local walking club hosts historical guided walk routes of the village and battlefields. We spent three days seeing nearly all of Gettysburg and the surrounding battlefield areas. The walk diections explained many of the monuments and other historical facts which made us feel closer...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We used an audio tour and it was very good. Was amazed at the facts about the various battles and looking at the actual places where the battles took place was just unbelievable. Would recommend this trip to anyone with any interest in history.

Thank Julius G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gettysburg PA should be on everyone's bucket list...great for all ages. The area includes American history, great restaurants and shopping.

Thank mjrusselburg
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a fascinating place. Wonderful gift shop. Interesting museum, although you have to read a lot vs see a lot. The cyclorama was very nice, but they rushed us out before we could really investigate it after the show. I wish I had known...More

Thank glomom81
Reviewed 5 days ago

We bought the 3 CD set, then spent several hours driving around town, stopping at many points of interest and taking photos. We learned a ton and really enjoyed this scenic little town, which was home to one of the great (and final) conflicts of...More

Thank Gregsky
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Jennie H
25 September 2017|
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Response from Chuck W | Reviewed this property |
you receive discounts on those ticket prices if you're a senior and a member of the armed forces. Also I believe veterans. the pass you speak of is more for access fees like the fees to enter example petersburg.
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4Airedale
22 August 2017|
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Response from L8628ZBrichardt | Reviewed this property |
As long (or short) as you'd like. I'd give it at least two hours, assuming you will stop at a few spots and get out, plus you'll be reading signs or listening to the audio description (if you have an audio tour program... More
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Laura B
14 August 2017|
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Response from Ronald W | Reviewed this property |
hi, it all depends on how much you want to see. if you just want to see highlights of gettysburg 1 day should be good, if you want more endepth with viewing all museums shops etc. figure 2-3 days, as for philadelphia you... More
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