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.
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Planning to visit some of Gettysburg’s great attractions while in town? Check out our Value Plan which includes a Bus Tour and choice of 3 museums out of the following:
- Gettysburg Heritage Center
- Gettysburg Diorama
- The Jennie Wade House
- The Shriver House
- The Seminary Ridge Museum
- Eisenhower National Historic Site
- World War II American Experience Museum
August 2022 Hours
August 1st-27th: 9AM – 6PM Daily ~August 28-30: 9AM-5PM Daily~ Closed August 31
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Children (ages 6-12): $8.50
5 and under: Free
Parking including buses adjacent to museum.
Self Guided walking tours of the Jennie Wade House are offered throughout the day. You will receive an overview of the Jennie Wade Story and a detailed brochure. Tours last approximately 30 minutes.
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Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
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