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Things to do in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg and the surrounding area offer activities and attractions for everyone. Whether you're interested in the Civil War, unique shops, fine arts and crafts, sophisticated food and wine, charming historic surroundings, scenic auto tours - even the paranormal - an inimitable visit awaits you here in Gettysburg. To find out more about the varied experiences you'll find here, visit any of these information websites: 

1. Gettsburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
2. Main Street Gettysburg
3. Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg Heritage Center - Museum

As you tour the Gettysburg Heritage Center, you will see the perspectives of civilians who lived in Gettysburg and the soldiers who fought on the battlefield. The story is told through 3-D photographs, artifacts, interactive displays, and storyboards. The center also shows a 20-minute movie presentation that offers an orientation to the Battle of Gettysburg.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Come and visit the place where the Battle of Gettysburg took place. It was one of the most crucial battles of the Civil War. The park is open April 1st - October 31 from 6 am - 10 pm and from November 1 - March 31 from 6 am - 7 - pm.

Historic Gettysburg Walking Tour

Destinations Gettysburg offers a self-guided walking tour of Historic Downtown Gettysburg. Walk the streets where soldiers fought and Abraham Lincoln paraded to the National Cemetary. The guide will also teach you about life in Gettysburg before, during, and after the Civil War. Visit historic buildings that date back to pre-Civil War times.
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