Gettysburg Museum of History
With over 4,000 historic artifacts representing various American wars, this private and free museum makes for an excellent educational stop while in Gettysburg for any age group or interest level!
The Gettysburg Museum of History provides guests with exhibits, artifacts, and educational gifts and artifacts, the exhibits including subjects such as American Civil War, Major Dick Winters Collection, WWI, WWII, Presidents, and Other Historical Artifacts. There are also exhibits covering 'pop culture' during those periods of time, an oftentimes overlooked but an overall really important aspect of war culture. The entire museum provides one of the most extensive private collections of artifacts regarding these wars, making it 'a museum like no other in Gettysburg'.
TripAdvisor agrees, calling this stop a 'must-see' and awarding it the 2014 Certificate of Excellence. The curator, Erik L Dorr, has also been featured in his museum on such popular tv shows as Haunted Collector, American Pickers, and Pawn Stars.
*Note, this museum is closed on Mondays.