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Lincoln Train Museum

425 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2930
+1 717-334-5678
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Fun and affordable

If you're looking for something affordable for the family, this was really fun and interesting! We... read more

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Susan M
Learn about Lincoln's Funeral Train: Don't Need to be a Train Buff, but it Helps

This museum does a nice job of describing President Lincoln and his son's trip from Washington, DC... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David D
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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Celebrating the history and the heroes of America with Abraham Lincoln! Experience the spirit of the men and women who achieved our American independence and freedoms as you ride the rails with Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Train museum! Journey with Gettysburg's beloved Jim Getty portraying President Abraham Lincoln as he walks with you through the history of our nation. Experience our operating train layout presenting President Lincoln's funeral journey from Washington DC to Springfield Illinois. Board our simulated funeral train car, The United States, where President Abraham Lincoln's spirit pays tribute to the American heroes and citizens who made our nation what it is and encourages future generations to "Keep the Spirit" of our nation alive. We present displays and historic artifacts of Abraham Lincoln, our native lands and the Wild West with its struggles, heroes and horses. We explore memorabilia of our sports figures and Hollywood stars. We recall the battles and wars our nation has endured and pay tribute to our heroes, the soldiers, veterans, law enforcement and EMS of our country. The museum offers the ideal opportunity to experience our nation's past while fostering an appreciation of our present and a rekindling of hope for our nation's future.
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  • Average19%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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425 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2930
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+1 717-334-5678

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Reviewed today

If you're looking for something affordable for the family, this was really fun and interesting! We especially loved the simulated train ride and all the cool memorabilia.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum does a nice job of describing President Lincoln and his son's trip from Washington, DC to their final resting place in Springfield, IL. Although it's a little hooky, it's fun which helps to retain one's interest. When you think about how many people...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably good for little kids but really kind of a waste of time and money. Lady at desk was sweet but still not really an adult activity

Thank Kathie S
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Kathie.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit and our trip to Gettysburg wouldn't have been complete without visiting the Lincoln Train Museum! A great family place to visit and a treat for anyone who loves trains! Our son went nuts seeing all the trains and our next visit...More

Thank LeszczarTim
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and sharing your review. Gettysburg hides some great things to do with children. Check out our website itinerary ideas for more great family adventures!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this museum last month and was delighted to see all the wonderful trains, as well as experience once again the late Jim Getty's wonderfully nuanced interpretation of President Lincoln via video. We had actually met him on a train excursion several years ago, and...More

Thank rpl170192016
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and sharing your review. We sure miss Jim Getty but are pleased to have his spirit a part of our museum. We hope you had a wonderful trip to Gettysburg!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place. Very patriotic! 2 fine O gauge interactive model railroads. Fine gift shop. Good display of MANY model train rolling stock and locomotives/diesels; many scales and all train history eras. LIONEL is especially predominant. There's a simulated train ride of the trip of...More

Thank N1TP
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you visited and thank you for sharing a kind word about your tour. We do have fun here at the Lincoln Train Museum

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a few minutes and stop into this quaint museum. The information is displayed well and easy to read. Great pictures also. If you are into train history, this is a must see. They also have good books, for purchase, about the history of trains...More

Thank Mark W
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience. We hope you had a wonderful visit in Gettysburg.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has a few train displays and a lot history of Lincoln's body traveling thru train to it's final resting place. There is so much memorabilia of all kinds that makes it feel very cluttered and dated. It has a hands on area for little...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Elizabeth. There is so much American history to explore it is hard to fit our collections in one small building :) We are glad to have your review and promise, that casket is empty. We hope you had a great experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what to expect when I arrived but we were taken through a bit of American history which didn't just concentrate on Gettysburg but had memorabilia throughout the ages including some 9/11 things. It's good to see so much on Lincoln and his journey...More

Thank Rich J
Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rich, Thank you for visiting and for sharing your review. We are so glad to hear your enjoyed your journey through history with us and that our gift shop was to your liking. We hope you had a wonderful experience in Gettysburg!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at this small museum. We attended with our 10 month old and 15 year old. There was a train set that the little one was able to entertain herself with. They also had other little games for children to play....More

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Karen S, Manager at Lincoln Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to share a review. We are happy to discount EMS and their guests for all they do for all of us! Hope you had a wonderful experience in Gettysburg!

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