Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg

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Famous for its 360-degree cyclorama painting of the climactic Confederate attack on the Union forces in 1863, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center houses a large collection of cannons, firearms, and uniforms from the American Civil War. Located on the site of one of the bloodiest episodes in American history, the museum contains over 40,000 war artifacts and highlights the history behind the cyclorama, painted by French artist Paul Philippoteaux. For a personal driving tour of the area, you can reserve a battlefield guide prior to your arrival who will tour the grounds with you. Make Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center a centerpiece of your Gettysburg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Gettysburg attractions planning app .
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  • Wonderful information! Try the auto tour they have set up to tour the town and battlefields. 15$ to see all the exhibits abd young children are free  more »
  • One of the best points of contact of any historical site I've been to. Sympathetic building and smart efficient staff on hand to assist. Retained a first class guide for the site which I highly recomm...  more »
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  • Must visit. Beautiful park with such history. I was so impressed by the rotunda. I loved how each section of the battlefield had a section dedicated to each state of the thirteenth colonies. Each state selected and funded this own memorial. Not that it matters, bit even the gift shop was nice. Food on location as well. Great place to spend the day.
  • I have to admit that Gettysburg is one of my favorite trips. I have been very impressed with their efforts to restore the battlefield. The new Museum is excellent, even though I did love the old one too. But this still is wonderful and well laid out. Clerks and Rangers and guides are friendly and knowledgeable

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