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David Wills House

8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735
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Beautifully preserved historic home

Visited the Wills House last weekend as a couple and took the self-guided tour. Beautifully... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
char0
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Philadelphia Suburbs
A part of history

Well laid out museum run by the National Park Service. Exhibits have been well researched and it is... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
TripMaven7
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New Jersey
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8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Visited the Wills House last weekend as a couple and took the self-guided tour. Beautifully preserved home featuring furniture in the bedroom where Lincoln stayed while in town to deliver the Gettysburg Address. Amazing to see the actual pieces! Lots of info provided on both...More

Thank char0
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Well laid out museum run by the National Park Service. Exhibits have been well researched and it is interesting to see where Lincoln slept before he gave the address at Gettysburg (the bed seemed a little short for such a tall man). I particularly enjoyed...More

Thank TripMaven7
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Interesting home where Lincoln stayed the night before his address. Was much more impressed by the accomplishments of Willis after the war in getting the cemetery started.

Thank William D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The David Wills house is where Lincoln spend the night before delivering the Gettysburg Address. The bedroom where Lincoln stayed has been beautifully preserved and the audio in the room sets the right tone to take you back with the president before his historic speech....More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a self guided tour. There is lots of information about the house, David Wills and the battle of Gettysburg. The house opened to the public in 2009 and was used for other purposes in the intervening years but a few of the rooms...More

Thank PandyPandora
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a great place to visit while in Gettysburg. You get to see the bed Lincoln slept in prior to delivering the Gettysburg Address.

Thank pmatch1104
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We toured the house and there was very few original features to the house. Basically you tour 5 or 6 rooms with a Video playing in 2 which were very informative. The room Lincoln slept in was furnished but other than this room and one...More

Thank Keyford
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Spent $20 for my family of 4 to visit the house where Lincoln slept and finished the final copy of the Gettysburg Address. If you have read my story, you have now received all the information you will get from your visit. You can walk...More

Thank BigPaPa88
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Instead you walk into a museum. Seriously when you walk thru the door, you will see the reception desk as they check you in the give you an information pamphlet and it is a self guided tour. room 1 you will encounter a miniature replica...More

Thank pretblueye
Reviewed 3 August 2016

David Wills was a popular person in Gettysburg. He welcome President Lincoln to stay before deviation of battle field.This p!ace where Lincoln wrote his final to the Gettysburg Address. David Wills was devoted to the Gettysburg cause.

Thank clarkvl59
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saramay
12 September 2016|
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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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