Gettysburg: The Civilian Experience Guided Walking Tour


Learn about the town of Gettysburg on a walking tour with an expert guide. See the locations and landmarks associated with the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War. Tour begins at 11:00 a.m.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    1 hour


  • Highlights
    • Discover Gettysburg's rich history on this easy walking tour
    • Learn about one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War
    • Explore the city in a small group size with personable guides
  • Full description
    Walk historic Gettysburg with a licensed town guide. Discover Gettysburg’s history and discover details of the town during the battle. Listen to the stories of the civilians, who felt the bullets whistle by, heard the piteous sobs of the wounded, and smelled the dead as they decomposed in the July heat. Find out how many civilians were killed or wounded. Learn how fewer than 2,300 men, women and children cared for the 22,000 wounded soldiers who were left behind when the two armies moved on. Hear the memories of President Lincoln’s visit in Nov. 1863.
  • Includes
    • One-hour walking tour with an experienced town guide.
  • Exclude
    • Gratuities