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Gettysburg Diorama

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  • Average12%
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“great overview”(24 reviews)
See the ENTIRE battlefield at one time and watch the troop movements for ALL three days of battle. The battlefield covers 6,000 acres, an area large enough to be difficult to visualize. The Gettysburg Diorama will put the battle into perspective...more
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241 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2821
+1 717-334-6408
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I am a frequent visitor to the battlefield and have a better than average knowledge of the details. I have walked past the Diorama many times, but decided to take in the experience this past weekend. What a surprise! The detail of the diorama is...More

3  Thank Bill V
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Thanks for the great review and recommending the Diorama.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 December 2011

It my was idea to go to the diorama and I regretted it and my husband probably wanted to kill me. There was four of us total that showed for the show. I didn't know there was a show that went with it. I thought...More

5  Thank Linda H
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2012

Sorry you found our program boring. Our other reviews seemed to have enjoyed the show. Sorry again.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Call first... off season may be the reason. 9-6pm in November. I called at 5:30pm just to double check.

Thank Njcohen
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a fun place to visit. The miniature set up was amazing. We enjoyed the Spirit of Gettysburg tour as well.

Thank Martha C
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the great review. Happy to hear you enjoy the Diorama and the Spirit of Gettysburg.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I first saw this painting when it was on display in the old cyclorama. What they have done is given it a much better environment to be displayed. In addition, they have added a sound and light show that really brings the painting alive.

Thank imhendo
Reviewed 6 days ago

This attraction is NOT to be missed! The visual effects are unbelievable! The story behind this diorama are incredible! It truly is magnificent!

Thank speters4028
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the GREAT review and for recommending the Diorama!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An impeccable civil war museum and the 360 degrees Cyclorama Sound and Light Show is the cherry on the cake. Worth the money and a perfect indoor activity if the weather is poor. The Museum's Cafeteria served much better food than mostly found in institutional...More

Thank Brian T
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry but you have us confused with the National Visitor Center

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure to start your Gettysburg tour with the wonderful show. The colors and sounds are engaging and it is hard to believe that this is an actual oil painting!

Thank BuckeyesandBulldogs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciate the workmanship and the time went into the diorama had to take. It is a very interesting perspective. However, I feel that it is hard to see all the details from the way it is displayed. I feel like it needs a raised...More

Thank Katkit04
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry you did not enjoy our programs like so many others did.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on our experience I imagine this place would be great for children/families. We weren't traveling with kids ourselves. The basement attraction was.. different. I don't know that I would recommend it as it might be startling to younger children (parts of it are dark...More

Thank ER15401
GettysburgDiorama, Manager at Gettysburg Diorama, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy to hear you enjoyed the Diorama program and that it was helpful.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this!! It is amazing, feels as if you were actually watching the battle. What makes it more astounding is that it was painted in the 19th century. The detail is perfect.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was simply amazing. It is a TO SCALE of the 6,000 acres and gives you a full view of the areas where different battles took place over the three days. Lets you get a birds eye view. I highly recommend a visit to see...More

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Response from kevin s | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $12..