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Gettysburg Museum of History

219 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2315
+1 717-337-2035
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Best ever!

This site is a don't miss one. It has not only great artifacts of the war but also has a short... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
John C
Fayetteville, Georgia
Mind = Blown!

Located at the top of Baltimore St. near the heart of Gettysburg, my wife and I stumbled upon this... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Reisterstown, Maryland
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The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The Gettysburg Museum Of History has over 4,000 artifacts on display. The Museum is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! The Museum covers all areas of American History. Military and Political History are the focus with some pop culture covered. Some highlights include: A lock of George and Martha Washington's hair, Abraham Lincoln's wallet and opera glasses,John Wilkes Booth's splint relic, the largest collection of Gettysburg battlefield relics on display in Gettysburg, an autograph or manuscript from each president, Harry Truman's hat, Dwight D. Eisenhower's golf clubs, JFK's rocking chair, suit, and bloodstained limousine upholstery from the assassination, the flag that flew during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Shell casing from Ruby's gun that Killed Oswald, Hitler's silver that was captured by U.S. forces at his home. The Fredrick G. Pfeffer collection of relics from Pickett's Charge. The Robert L. White collection of JFK, The Captain Good collection (wounded in action at Gettysburg) includes the items he used during the battle and the bullet that wounded him! Uniforms,flags, accoutrements, weapons, documents, photos, much much more!The Gettysburg Museum Of History also buys artifacts as well as sells them. Please stop by and see the most amazing collection in Gettysburg at no charge!
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219 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2315
+1 717-337-2035

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This site is a don't miss one. It has not only great artifacts of the war but also has a short movie of the battle and the best "cyclorama" that you will find anywhere.

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Located at the top of Baltimore St. near the heart of Gettysburg, my wife and I stumbled upon this gem last year (2016) and could not wait to bring my sister to this incredible museum. Besides a wonderful collection of Civil War items, there are...More

Thank 65rick
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Housed in a nondescript building you could easily pass by, this Baltimore Street gem is a hidden treasure of countless items from several eras. In addition to Civil War pieces, you will see pieces from past presidents, leaders of other countries, and movie stars. It...More

Thank RayNS1914
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed Museum really nice love all the different things with the Civil war and Liked the other displays to. Staff is very nice

Thank Vickie L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stopped by during our recent trip to Gettysburg. This museum is very deceiving from outside. They have very large collection of Civil War relics, plus Presidential and WW2. This museum was on American Pickers and is definitely a must visit. Free entry and a...More

1  Thank Barney B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This museum has an extensive collection of memorabilia from the Civil War, as you would expect. Items like Lincoln's wallet are amazing to behold. What is unexpected and fascinating are the items from World Wars l and ll (Eva Braun's negligee, anyone?) and various presidents...More

Thank Kari M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Would not have thought to stop in here, had it not been for an episode of Pawn Stars, where the owner/curator of this museum was on it. My son and I enjoyed looking at all the artifacts, especially the ones actually collected from the battlefield.

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Worth the trip. Very nice exhibits, very friendly proprietor, interesting and diverse things to see.

Thank X5476VUandreas
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Stop in on March 30th. Many items to see and a chance to talk to the owner who is 6th generation is very knowledgeable and is personable Amazing items that were displayed.

Thank travel0757
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you think history is dull, you have not been to the Gettysburg Museum of History. There is something for everyone here. This has been my 3rd visit here and there is always something new and plenty that I have missed on other visits as...More

1  Thank civil-warrior
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12 January 2017|
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Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
It is free and a great take out tour guide was super and we as well as she had a lot of fun on the tour....
29 June 2016|
Response from IAEMT-FF |
Good Grief, I see it. very obvious now.
Erica D
26 March 2016|
Response from gmoh | Property representative |
Hello In June we will be expanding our hours to Summer Hours which will be Tuesday thru Sunday 11am-5pm. You can always call the museum for current hours. We look forward to your visit!