Authentically furnished from cellar to attic, the Jennie Wade House is a shrine to Jennie and to life during the American Civil War. Just 20 years old at the time of the Battle, Jennie was kneading dough in the kitchen when a rifle bullet pierced two doors and claimed her life.
The Jennie Wade House features guides in period attire who are well-versed in the history of the home. For years, they’ve enthralled visitors with passionate retellings of the tragedy that befell young Jennie and her family.
Artifacts from that fatal day in 1863 are on display as well, including the artillery shell that punctured the roof of the house and a floorboard with Jennie’s blood still on it.
You can help to keep the memory of Jennie alive: unique Jennie Wade souvenirs and collectibles are available in the Jennie Wade Gift Shop next door.
Tours begin every 30 minutes in peak season and last approximately 30 minutes. In the Spring and Fall tours will run every 45 minutes.
Children (ages 6-12): $6.50
5 and under: Free
Parking including buses adjacent to museum.
Closed January & February.
March – 16th – April 7th
10 AM – 4 PM (Sun.-Thurs.) and 10 AM – 6 PM (Fri.-Sat.).
Easter Sunday, April 1st 12 PM – 5 PM
April 8th-May 3rd
9 AM – 5 PM (Sun.-Thurs) and 9 AM – 6 PM (Fri.-Sat.)
May 4th – June 21st; August 1st-18th
9 AM – 7 PM
June 22nd-July 4th
9 AM – 8 PM
July 5th-July 31st
9 AM – 7 PM (Sun.-Thurs.) and 9 AM – 8 PM (Fri.-Sat.)
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Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
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