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Rupp house

Awesome place for GREAT AMERICAN HISTORY..want to bring the kids back this summer and explore more... read more

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525laureld
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Strasburg, Virginia
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Nice exhibits

We've passed by many times in the off-season when it has been closed, so we were pleased to be in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
955SMJ
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome place for GREAT AMERICAN HISTORY..want to bring the kids back this summer and explore more and come back to show the children great historyMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 525laureld
GFManager, Manager at Rupp House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your kind words Laurel D. The Rupp House History Center helps visitors see a glimpse of what life was like for civilians during the Civil War. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. Your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've passed by many times in the off-season when it has been closed, so we were pleased to be in town at a time when it was open. Nice displays and artifact collection. An informative, but not time intensive experience to pass through as an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GFManager, Manager at Rupp House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, 955SMJ. The Rupp House History Center helps visitors see a glimpse of what life was like for civilians during the Civil War. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. Please come...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Love this place. There is alot of hands on things to do here. Your kids will love this House. Plus did I say it's free.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was an interesting account of the Citizens of the town during the Civil War. They also had a scavenger hunt for the kids. Great idea!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Good general introduction to the Battle of Gettysburg. This museum contains information about individuals living in Gettysburg during the time of the famous battle. The staff is very knowledgeable about the Battle of Gettysburg itself, and the immediate aftermath. On summer weekends, local guest speakers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We were trying to kill time waiting for our ghost hunt to start and found this museum. Very well done! Lots of information and 2 very knowledgeable representatives with an obvious passion for what they do. Loved listening to their stories. Great for families too!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

A large group of us were accommodated with a wonderful tour by two very passionate , knowledgable historians. We learned a lot about the civilian side of the war, and battle around the town. One of my favorite places I have been in this town...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I truly enjoyed visiting this hands on museum and the story of the Rupp Family at Gettysburg. I was greeted by Karen as I entered and Mike was extremely helpful at answering my questions and discussing the exhibits throughout the house. Very nice museum. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This one of Gettysburgs best kept secrets. It's totally FREE, the docents are exceptional and the Museum is loaded with exhibits, displays, and even a scavenger hunt for the kids, they LOVE it. Highly recommended!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank raym627
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Was Greeted by a kind and helpful volunteer only to walk through the house and become disgusted by a different volunteer. My husband and I were stopped by the overweight man in the photos on here. He stopped us and started to give us information...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Teddi J, Public Relations Manager at Rupp House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Our goal is to ensure that visitors have a positive experience. Please contact us directly at membership@gettysburgfoundation.org or at 717-339-2157 so we may address the issue you referred to in your post.

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On the weekends admission is free to the public. It is usually open primarily on the weekends. If you are a Friend of the Gettysburg Foundation, you get 10% off merchandise in the gift shop. However if you want you can... More
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