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Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg

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History Making place!

We had a nice time visiting this historical place where the Battle of Gettysburg got it's start! We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Wow!, to be able to stand in the Cupola looking west to the fields on the morning of July 1, 1863

It was worth the $30.00 to see the entire museum and climb to the top of the historic cupola... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David D
Savannah, Georgia
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Start Your Gettysburg Journey at the Heart of the First Day’s Fighting. Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, is located on Seminary Ridge along the National Park Service's auto tour route. Three floors of exhibits connect individuals and groups to the...more
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111 Seminary Rdg, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1718
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a nice time visiting this historical place where the Battle of Gettysburg got it's start! We had a very good Host Cody who explained allot to us that we never knew about the first days battle and the significance of the Cupola at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was worth the $30.00 to see the entire museum and climb to the top of the historic cupola, totally worth it for the visitor that wants to get a unique experience. The museum focuses on the the first bay of the Battle of Gettysburg....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic. Both as a lookout and a hospital. Sad tragedy in the basement . Easy going ,nicely done.On site parking

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emattie090
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not put this on my original itinerary (even though I knew about the significance of the cupola) because of a bad hip, I thought I could not get to the top but it turns out there is an elevator with just a one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bog999999999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was quiet compared to other museums. The set up was great and the map made it easy to follow.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martha C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The museum was wonderful, we opted to do the self tour since we would have had to wait a couple of hours fro the guided tour. There are so many interesting and informative exhibits here, you are allowed to take pics without the flash which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sharon J F
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The cupola tour, while pricey, is well worth the price. To stand in the footsteps of General Buford was inspirational. The inside museum exhibits were well presented and displayed. The use of the building as a hospital for both sides was vividly interpreted and very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

If you are a Civil War buff this museum is a must see. From the start of the battle of Gettysburg and the three days battle that followed, you are bought to realize the pain and suffering that both the men of North and South...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at the museum. We also included the cupola tour with our visit and it was the best decision we made. The guide gave us a very in depth description of those three days. Being in the cupola allowed us not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laschnurr
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I am a sign reader so I travel slower than most in museums. This is a real learning experience: from the realistic scenes of wounded and their plight to the brave souls who cared for them. I am a Nurse so I especially enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Don L
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Response from mamabear3111 | Reviewed this property |
There is also a very small gift shop with reasonably priced souvenirs so might want a little cash for this. We actually got our tickets with a package we purchased through the B&B we stayed at.
1 September 2017|
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Response from Hemo14 | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the tickets at the museum. No need to get them ahead of time.