Hours & Info

Are you looking for things to do in Gettysburg in the evening? Civil War Tails is one answer to that question! We are open most evenings until 8 p.m., so come on in!


Because our museum is family-run, there will be days that we close for family activities, so check here for updates as you plan your visit. Any special hours are listed below our regular hours.


Regular Hours (April – November):

  • Monday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (CLOSED on the First Thursday of each month)
  • Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Winter Hours (December – March):

  • Monday: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. (CLOSED on the First Thursday of each month)
  • Friday: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Special Hours:

  • Civil War Tails will be CLOSED on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 for renovation work. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call Rebecca at 215-237-2184 to see if an evening appointment is possible.
  • Civil War Tails may be closing occasionally and on short notice (for renovation purposes) in Spring 2018. Please check back here for updates or call us at 717-420-5273.
  • Civil War Tails will be OPEN on July 5, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


  • Adults: $6.50
  • Children ages 6-12: $5.00
  • Children 5 and under: FREE
  • Group rates (10 people or more):
    • Adults: $4.50
    • Children ages 6-12: $3.00

Buses and large groups:

Please contact us in advance so that we can make arrangements to accommodate your group and parking needs.


We are located at 785 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

From the center of town, travel south down Baltimore Street. Continue on Baltimore Street slightly left through the traffic light where Steinwehr Avenue splits off. We will be on the right just after the curve in the road.

From the Gettysburg Visitors Center, travel northward up Baltimore Pike towards town for one mile. We will be on the left just after you pass the Evergreen and National Cemeteries.


Civil War Tails at the Homestead Diorama Museum, LLC              785 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325               info@CivilWarTails.com               (717) 420-5273