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Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100
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We went here on a birthday trip over the reenactment weekend (July 1,2,3) and even the youngest... read more

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Anne C
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
"Starr" is a star

Our tour guide was Starr. She took you back to the 19th century ,but painting a thorough picture of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Reading, Pennsylvania
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The Jennie Wade House is a guided tour with the guides in period clothing taking you through the home where the only civilian killed during the battle of Gettysburg was tragically lost. As the story unfolds the guides take you room to room following the path of the family on July 3rd 1863.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100

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Reviewed yesterday

We went here on a birthday trip over the reenactment weekend (July 1,2,3) and even the youngest child really enjoyed this. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered our many questions. The house itself is fascinating and well kept. It's like stepping back in...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Starr. She took you back to the 19th century ,but painting a thorough picture of what it was like to live during that time. She also engaged the group by asking questions. Great job!

Thank NkCkFk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This house had so much history, and the stories really came alive. It's crazy to think that I thought I knew it all before!

Thank Jbslipliy
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great tour - very informational with a friendly guide. The group size was at capacity but still small enough to see everything and allowed for everyone with questions to ask them.

Thank celxt8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had such an amazing time touring the Jennie Wade house. Very interesting and well worth it! We took many wonderful photos. Thank you!

Thank charmed824
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are interested in only the ghost tour, you must go at night, they close early at 7:00 pm so plan ahead of time. We missed the last tour at night so we ended up on the first tour at 9 a.m., this was...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never know how good we have it until we see something that reminds us. To think of the way people lived and survived in those days its amazing . The tour was fun and gave some good information about the time . The guide...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Melissa was our tour guide the other day for our tour. The home is right on the main drag in historic Gettysburg. 45 mins of storytelling and walking through the entire house and wrapping in their gift shop. Max tour size is around 15 or...More

Thank Heathe2260
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the tour bus deal which included 3 additional tours at our choice of several locations. We decided on the Jenny Wade house as one of them. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable (I think his name was Roger) and gave us a lot...More

Thank tncshaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always liked the story of Jennie Wade so we toured the house. Our tour guide was Ben and he did a decent job. The house is maintained well, but the items inside were shabby.

Thank _oechlerm
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Amy Ryann R
Hi Everyone! Our family will be visiting at the end of June until July 3rd and we are a little confused about how and where to purchase tickets to Jennie Wade House. When I go on the website, it only offers 2 hour day bus tours or evening ghost tours. Most likely we will buy those as well but just wanted to purchase Jennie Wade House tickets separate. Thank You :)
15 May 2017|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
The Jennie Wade House History Tour can be purchased in the Gift Shop next door to the Jennie Wade House. The Tour is done by someone in period attire and with the house being so small the tour groups are limited in size... More
I plan to visit Jennie Wade House either March 23rd or March 24th. There appears to be a large lot right next to the house. Can I park in this lot? If not, where is the best place to park?
21 March 2016|
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Response from Tajm10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The lot is free as of Sept 2015. There is also a couple of spots at the Jenny Wade House itself.
Linda G
What is the fee to enter the park, and how much is the bus tour?
4 October 2015|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
Linda, There is no fee to enter the Gettysburg National Military Park as it surrounds the town of Gettysburg. The cost for Adults is $30 per person for a 2 Hour Battlefield Bus Tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide or $26... More