Gettysburg Diorama, Gettysburg

4.3
Gettysburg Diorama puts before you the whole battle that shaped American history. The incredibly detailed scale model of the battlefield includes more than 20,000 handpainted soldiers, horses, and artillery pieces. The town of Gettysburg, along with its surrounding woods and fields, is recreated to perfectly depict the scene where the famous Civil War battle took place in 1863. You can learn how the battle progressed, hear the stories about generals George Meade and Robert E. Lee, and see clearly how the terrain influenced the troop movements and the outcome. Light and sound effects enhance the experience and make different aspects of the battle easier to understand. Using our custom trip planner, Gettysburg attractions like Gettysburg Diorama can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My wife and I stopped to tour Gettysburg and started off by visiting the diorama exhibit. The diorama itself gives one a great overview to the battlefields in one fell swoop. It is a very detailed und...  more »
  • The diorama is nothing short of amazing. It is so incredibly interesting to see. It looks real and to learn that it was all hand painted, is just wow! There was so much detail and so much to look at y...  more »
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  • This is a nice place to start your tour of the area! The diorama is so interesting and covers the entire battlefield area to scale. It has a multimedia presentation that explains the progress of the battle while spotlights highlight the areas of the diorama, along with sound effects. It really helps get oriented with the battlefield with a bird's-eye view you won't quite get outside. We have four boys aged 9-17, all Civil War buffs, and they really enjoyed this, along with the museum items, paintings and the gift shop. This is a must see whenever we come to Gettysburg.
  • Beautiful small museum. Great show for 30 minutes and worth every penny. I never knew I could have so much fun learning.

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