Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum
A popular local museum with plenty of entertaining and educational interactive exhibits, The Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum is a must-see for your group while in town. This museum is dedicated to the Battle of Gettysburg, providing special group programs, tours, and engaging educational programs complete with bonus learning resources and activities. Explore the permanent exhibits, all three floors of them, and immerse yourself into the battle and its history. One of the main goals of the museum is to
Connect individuals and groups with the dilemmas which led to the Civil War, provide a powerful and personal view of the battles first day, and show the work of one of the battlefields largest field hospitals.
This museum is one of the Civil War's most historic buildings, located right along the National Park Services' auto tour route.If your group is at least 13 years of age you can participate in the highly popular Cupola Tour, a close look at the gun turret used by Union General John Buford to span the field with a great 360-degree view. The turret is located in the museum attic.
Stop by the Museum Shop, participate in interactive activities such as the Become a Soldier or Civil War Emergency Care experiences, or perhaps take a stroll on the educational 1 mile walking trail outside.