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David Wills House

8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735
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well done!

Normally these house tour are overpriced and uneventful. This was well organized, fairly priced... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thelmantimestwo
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Fairfield, Connecticut
Great site, well preserved!

This is now a great historic landmark (where Lincoln stayed before the Gettysburg address) combined... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Todd R
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally these house tour are overpriced and uneventful. This was well organized, fairly priced, in great shape, with good videos and a story to tell. Great historic items in the house as well. Our national tour guide told us if we visited two places other...More

Thank thelmantimestwo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is now a great historic landmark (where Lincoln stayed before the Gettysburg address) combined with a good museum! This is worthy of 2-3 hours of your day.

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the family to Gettysburg. I made this part our scheduled itinerary, to squeeze in the "best of" for our short trip. Walking up to the building, I was surprised to see the bricks painted, even the mortar! Going inside, I was greeted with...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small museum, which is an ok thing however no personal interaction other than to take your money. A few short videos and some printed signs. Compared to the Shriver House just down the street, I would suggest you go to the Shriver House.

Thank mbs3137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house was interesting to tour and learn about the role of David Wills relative to the Civil War. However, a lot of the things in the house were only 'important' because Lincoln wrote his last draft of the Gettysburg Address in the house. To...More

Thank 747robertat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Abraham Lincoln stayed here the night before he gave his Gettysburg Address. It's a very neat museum they put together. There's a book upstairs that the person wrote to David Wills when he was burying the soldiers. It has their name as well as inventory...More

Thank teknoge3k
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A beautiful and well maintained historic building. The tour is self guided. The film was informative.

Thank AutumnKat
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is an often overlooked museum in the heart of Gettysburg. I lived in the area for years before visiting, at which point I was like "Whoa, I can't believe I haven't see this! I should have done it sooner!" This is where Lincoln stayed...More

Thank GettysburgLocal
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We called here as we were in town and were interested in the civil war history. This is a small exhibition but has some interesting information about Lincoln's visit after the battle of Gettysburg.

Thank andjanRotherham
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The Wills House was one of our favorite museums. Such history here--the bedroom where Lincoln stayed while writing the Gettysburg address was the best. In addition, excellent movies and displays and the house is gorgeous. In addition the gentleman at the desk gave us lots...More

Thank Linda W
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saramay
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Response from rachaelandRay | Reviewed this property |
If you really want to read, see, and listen to everything the museum has to offer, I would say 11/2 to 2 hours.
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