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2022 News

Children of Gettysburg 1863 Announces Winter Hours

November 11, 2022

Currently open daily, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, Children of  Gettysburg 1863® will begin winter hours Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Winter hours will begin Nov. 21, 2022, with the museum open Thursday through Sunday, Noon until 5 p.m. (closed Nov. 21 through Nov. 24, 2022).

Children of Gettysburg 1863® closes annually on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

After the Thanksgiving Day closure, the museum adventure will reopen for visitors Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, Noon until 5 p.m. Black Friday shoppers can take a break from holiday shopping to experience this family-friendly interactive children’s history museum located at 451 Baltimore Street in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Winter hours at Children of Gettysburg 1863® are in effect through March 31, 2023. Hours are subject to change. Visit or call 877-874-2478 to check operating hours and weather, emergency or early closures.

Ticket holders to Children of Gettysburg 1863® can experience hands-on history through the stories of children, teens and young adults who lived in and near Gettysburg during and after the 1863 battle. Designed for families and groups with children in grades K-5, the interactive adventure takes guests on a journey through galleries of interactive exhibits and experiences that provide a history-based setting for creativity, discovery and learning.

Visit or call 877-874-2478 for information and tickets for Children of Gettysburg 1863® and the experiences, exhibits, tours, historic sites and events offered by the Gettysburg Foundation.