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“Learn about the Civil War”
Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center is an educational and entertaining experience for families and tour groups of all ages. Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to the people who lived here during the war. Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during and after the battle. Find out how the people reacted to the invasion of the town – freeze, flee or fight? Hear accounts of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in a time when their home was in turmoil.
Had the pleasure of having a live tour guide of Gettysburg through the Heritage Center. I cannot begin to express how amazing this tour and guide was. IF you ever get the opportunity to go, be... Read more
This is a nicely done center with a large gift shop. If you're older and into history, plan to spend an hour to two hours here. There's a decent sized museum display with different experiences-... Read more
We have a 9 and 7 year old. We didn't want to do a bus tour because it was expensive for all 4 of us and I knew they would get restless and bored if it was too slow. We looked at the carriage... Read more
Gettysburg Heritage Center
- Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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