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Mister Ed's Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium

6019 Chambersburg Rd, Orrtanna, Pennsylvania 17353 USA

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“Roasted peanuts, retro candy & gifts!”

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum features elephant collectibles, and a gift shop offering fresh roasted peanuts and nuts, homemade and retro candy and gifts.

Billed as the “Gettysburg area’s most unique attraction,” Mister Ed’s was opened by “Mister Ed” Gotwalt in 1975. He sold the business to his granddaughter Nicole and her husband Isaac in 2014.

The 82-year-old Mister Ed is something of a local celebrity—he stayed up 76 hours during the nation’s bicentennial and stages elaborate Fourth of July fireworks displays and Christmas celebrations. He received his first elephant as a wedding gift and the collection grew as he started to receive elephants as gifts and donations. The museum part of the general store can be viewed free of charge and now contains more than 12,000 elephant figurines.

In July of 2010, the store caught fire and was destroyed. More than 2,000 elephants were lost in the fire, but Gotwalt received thousands of donations from across the world and opened a new store in February of 2011. Outside the store is an elephant graveyard, full of the broken bits of figurines that couldn’t be saved.

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Bill W.

The largest collection of elephant items in the world ! It is an amazing collection and a must experience if in the area. It's all about candy ! There is something for everyone including a... Read more

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John G.

Cute little out of the way candy store between Gettysburg & Chambersburg it's been around a long time but it's unique in that they have quite a few items and interesting things as well a elephant... Read more

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I have seen signs for this place many many times and always wanted to go but was a little too far out of the way. I finally planned a day to go. It was a great addition to our date day, I wouldn't... Read more

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium

6019 Chambersburg Rd
Orrtanna, Pennsylvania
17353 USA
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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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