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Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum

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Address: 35 Carlisle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1802
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Train Stop

The train station was an interesting self guided tour. The station greeted Lincoln on his trip to Gettysburg and the restoration of the station was well-done. Worth a stop.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Seven Fields
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The train station was an interesting self guided tour. The station greeted Lincoln on his trip to Gettysburg and the restoration of the station was well-done. Worth a stop.

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this years ago before it was restored and was pretty depressed to see such a piece of history deteriorated. Then they did a great job of restoring it. Worth seeing, good piece of history.....

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baltimore
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This stop is a little out of the way and you would miss it if you aren't looking. They have really cool displays of what the ticket office used to look like, the trains still run through here, and they do historic train rides as well

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Thank nosedive01
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The history of the building was very interesting. I really enjoyed the little model & the story of Lincoln's arrival; learning about the difference in the railroad tracks.The staff was very informative & friendly. I even picked up a couple souvenir's!

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Bristol, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Be sure to get your Passport Stamp while here. This is not a large place so you can learn a lot in a short time. Just around the corner from David Wills House.

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Sykesville, Maryland
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This museum is small but helps visitors visualize Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg, as it was here that his train stopped, and he walked up the street to the David Wills house.

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Morley, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Bonnie, who works for the National Park Service, recommended the Railroad Station as well as David Wills house. They were both worth the visit.

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bronx ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Small, but very nice people in there. Nice place to take some outdoor pictures and get information about the area.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The railroad station museum is a must stop for any history buff. It doesn't matter if it's Rail road history, Civil War history or a love of historic buildings this station is well worth stopping at. You're also at the center of town where the confederate flag was raised for a short period of time during the battle of Gettysburg,... More 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Back in time when Lincoln was here at this Gettysburg station. Nice to know this history. You need about an hour at this Museum. Must visit

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