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Mister Ed's Elephant Museum

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Address: 6019 Chambersburg Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353-9683
Phone Number: +1 717-352-3792
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You'll never forget Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, featuring more than 12,000...

You'll never forget Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, featuring more than 12,000 pachyderm figurines, circus souvenirs, political paraphernalia, toys and more. Be a kid in a candy store with more than 700 varieties of your favorites from yesteryear through today. You gotta try our more than 70 flavors of creamy homemade fudge and our fresh roasted jumbo peanuts. Stroll our whimsical gardens, count fish in our pond, or bring a blanket and have a picnic. Voted one of USA Today's "Top 10 Souvenir Shops" in the nation in 2014.

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This place is awesome and unique

Mister Ed's is definitely unique in its own right. A massive candy shop adorned with elephant memorabilia is something that's hard to miss. They're a small ground to walk around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Matt B
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Reston, Virginia
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Reston, Virginia
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mister Ed's is definitely unique in its own right. A massive candy shop adorned with elephant memorabilia is something that's hard to miss. They're a small ground to walk around outside and a small museum collection in the back. The amazing selection of sweets of all kinds makes this a stop with making.

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Thank Matt B
Elkridge, MD
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273 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun for adults and kids alike. Lots of elephants inside and out - fun, kitschy, what you'd expect from a place like this. Lots of candies, peanuts and fudge available for purchase. Even some hard to find sodas like Moxie. Worth a stop if in the area.

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Thank natslive
Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be an excellent for parents to take their children. It's just cute. It makes you feel like a child again.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots and lots of elephant items for display and for sale along with an unbelievable amounts of candies and nuts

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Manchester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Not really worth a special trip, but if you're visiting Gettysburg or the surrounding area, it's a fun stop. The garden is cute, but a bit strange. The elephant museum is very small in area, but packed with all sorts of elephant knick knacks and oddities. The candy selection is awesome. We found so many great candies that we enjoyed... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 682 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've never seen so many elephants before, even including large herds on safari in Africa. Wonderful selection of candies -- great for those young at heart including this codger.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Located west of Gettysburg on Route 30, you can't miss the big candy elephant at the entrance. Every candy - past and present - is available here in the Candy Emporium along with fabulous fudge! It's hard not to become a kid again in this candy shop. The Elephant Museum section is stunning in the quantity and variety of elephant... More 

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Thank Page106
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

College friends were off for - reunion after 45 years. Traveling on route 30 for a tour of the battlefield , we passed the oddest roadside "museum" that we knew we had to stop in the next day. Big elephants, knickknacks and some old fashioned penny candy and fudge.

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Thank Jeanette L
Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Passed by many times..friends said it was a must see and they were sooo right!! Lots of nostalgic candy, neat elephant collection and wacky fun garden!!

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here simply because we always drive by and chuckle. We wanted to knock it off the bucket list of things to do. We laughed the whole way through at the weird charm of the place. Kinda disconcerting a bit. My boyfriend said that the outdoor garden path reminded him of a scene from a horror movie. If you... More 

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