American Civil War Museum

297 Steinwehr Avenue
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:
(717) 334-6245

Website:

Learn the causes, effects and significant personalities that shaped the Civil War and as a result, ultimately, American history.

Place Information

  • Place Category

    Museums

  • Place Cost Under $10
    Adults 18 and over $5.50, Youth age 6 to 17 $3, Children 5 and under free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Word on the Street

Witness the entire story of the Civil War era and the Battle of Gettysburg with remarkable realism. Learn the causes, effects and significant personalities that shaped the Civil War and as a result, ultimately, American history. Throughout five hallways of scenes, the American Civil War Museum recreates history with life --sized dioramas of the Civil War. Visitors complete a self-guided museum tour that begins with the economical, social, and political causes of the war and ends with the untimely assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Following the self-guided tour, visitors enter into the internationally acclaimed, digitally enhanced Battleroom Auditorium.

American Civil War Museum: From the Parents

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