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Chambersburg Heritage Center & Gift Shop

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice local history

A nice place to stop and get local history or gifts related to the area. The staff are friendly... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
nancy H
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Ice Fest 2018

Stopped in with family to check out the ice sculptures, see the shopping, food and drink offered at... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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The Heritage Center & Gift Shop is a great place to explore the history and culture of our area. You'll also find local gifts and souvenirs from Chambersburg. We focus on five areas of historical merit in Chambersburg and Franklin County to...more
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100 Lincoln Way E, Chambersburg, PA 17201-2291
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum located in an office building. It showed a condensed form of the battles and burning that are depicted in greater detail elsewhere. You were able to go inside the huge bank vault, which was interesting. I probably would have appreciated...More

Thank lilithanne
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A nice place to stop and get local history or gifts related to the area. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and eager to help. Worth a visit.

Thank nancy H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Sisters and I visiting area and stopped in here. I was a little disappointed that they did not have more physical displays. It was mostly pictures.

Thank Deb411
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in and had a great conversation with the local guide. He gave us info on local sites and eaterys. They have some good books and my hubby picked up one with civil war history.

Thank Retiredrn365
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Stopped in with family to check out the ice sculptures, see the shopping, food and drink offered at the festival. It was a warm weekend, so the smaller ones were melting pretty fast, but the big ones were holding their own. The sculptures are lining...More

Thank Nihilator
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The Heritage Center has set up a nice collection of area history. They have great pictures of local barns and historical figures who were local to the area. I am from Franklin County and really appreciated learning about all of the history. They have a...More

Thank mpless1
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Not sure if we were there on the wrong day or what, but the staff was just downright rude. Our questions were all answered with a curt yes or no. It certainly wasn't a friendly welcome and didn't encourage me to return.More

Thank Mike C
apless1, Manager at Chambersburg Heritage Center & Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Mike, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you did not have an enjoyable experience visiting the Heritage Center. We have discussed this incident with our staff to ensure this behavior is not repeated. We strive to welcome every guest that comes to...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I lived in this town for the last 15 years and never been to the Heritage Center. Boy was I surprised. They got a lot of nice things in there and even things for young children to can Explorer. There's also a large fault in...More

Thank LewisB78
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We arrived late in the day and returned the next day to go through the exhibits and spend time with a volunteer who showed us a video and then shared some insight. It was helpful since we were doing the walking tour of Chambersburg. She...More

1  Thank KAG39
Reviewed 21 June 2017

There is a great display of history of the area at the Heritage Center. Old pictures, commentaries and even a bank vault. Good for older kids

Thank Lois W
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18 July 2016|
Response from Lark P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
They are open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. From April to October they are also open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.