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“Fun and educational!”

Victorian Photography Studio
Ranked #1 of 8 Fun & Games in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Whether you want to capture your family's precious vacation or get striking Civil War images , Victorian Photography Studio can make it happen with our extensive Civil War Wardrobe . You can count on us to deliver what we promise. -We offer 19th century Wet-Plate photography with a short hisory lesson on how the process was done. -We also offer the less expensive modern Digital photography.and Now you can rent Civil War clothing for any occasion.Come on in and see some 19th century cameras and props.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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369 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Fun and educational!”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

My daughters and I had so much fun! We had a hands on history lesson with Victorian clothing! Friendly and professional owners! Can't wait to go back!

Visited August 2011
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English first
Atlantic City, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“It was amazing!”
Reviewed 28 January 2012

This has to be one of the best studios I've ever been to! It was fun and enjoyable! The staff was very nice and it had a great atmosphere!

Visited September 2011
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Lexington, South Carolina
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52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“A Gettysburg Must Do!”
Reviewed 13 January 2012

We had family photo done here last August and can only say "wow". We had a blast getting to dress up and learned so much. They spend a great deal time with you, explaining the process, development and allow you to watch it all unfold. It is expensive but worth every penny and makes a great heirloom and memory.

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Homer City, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best Authentic Old Tyme Photos in Gettysburg”
Reviewed 8 January 2012

The place is a two-story home, with a few stairs to front porch, remodeled as a studio. After walking into the front door, you instantly receive a warm, friendly, and professioanl welcome from the owners, with no pressure to buy. There is a photo album to give you ideas on what pose you might want to use and outfits to choose.

We liked the help that the owners gave in picking out our costumes (civil war era - southern general and southern belle) and were very patient. As a female, it's nice to have another female help with dressing, and offering advice of how people would have dressed in that time period.

Photos were taken in private away from other customers. Our first digital photo wasn't our favorite, so another was taken right away & we loved it. Everyone who sees it says how authentic it looks. We choose the digital black & white, although you can choose a wet plate photo, and color as well. A nice frame was available for an extra cost, giving an added authentic look. It was nice to come home with a framed, ready to hang, memory of our Gettysburg experience.

Allow about an hour total (10-20 minutes to decide on your picture and 30 minutes for the photoshoot which includes dressing). Go early and schedule an appointment to be sure you don't miss your opportunity. It's fun, exciting & worth your time!

Visited January 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
“awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Great friendly staff, turned out awesome. Great selection of uniforms,accotroments, and arms. Highly recommended you must do this when you are in gettysburg. *****

Visited December 2011
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