American Civil War Wax Museum

American Civil War Wax MuseumAmerican Civil War Wax Museum

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297 Steinwehr Ave,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Type: History, Military

The American Civil War Wax Museum is seen by more than 8 million visitors, since opening in 1962. Voices from history blend with scenes and words to recreate the past. Jennie Wade bakes bread before being fatally shot in her sister's kitchen. John Brown, bound in ropes, walks to the gallows. Slaves using the Underground Railroad try to escape to freedom. And Abraham Lincoln sits in the theatre on that fateful day.

Through five hallways of scenes, the National Civil War Wax Museum brings the past "back to life" with life-sized dioramas of the Civil War. From there, visitors enter the internationally acclaimed Battleroom Auditorium, where a re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg is performed before their eyes.

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