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2022 News

Children of Gettysburg 1863 Closed Thanksgiving Day

November 9, 2022

Families visiting Gettysburg during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend should plan their visit knowing that Children of Gettysburg 1863 is closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2022.

The children's history museum will reopen for visitors to experience the adventure Friday, Nov. 25, from Noon until 5 p.m.

Tickets are available to purchase in advance online at or by calling Guest Relations at 877-874-2478.