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Gettysburg Guided Tour

October 28, 2016 - October 31, 2016

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Tour Gettysburg with experts!

2011 Trip Participants Learning form Artist Gary Casteel
2011 Trip Participants Learning form Artist Gary Casteel

The Lakeshore Museum Center is proud to partner with Muskegon Community College for this very special event.  Start with a four-part lecture series hosted at the Lakeshore Museum Center on Monday evenings from September 12 to October 3 to prepare for the trip.  Then go behind the scenes and learn the history of this pivotal battle in a once in a lifetime, immersive experience.

The tour cost includes a four-day guided tour to Gettysburg, chartered bus, double occupancy hotel accommodations, breakfast buffet, battlefield guides, museum and cyclorama tour admission tickets.

While at Gettysburg, you will:

  • See the “Men of the North Woods” Memorial to Union soldiers from Muskegon and West Michigan who fought in the Peach Orchard.
  • View and discuss battlefield sculptures ranging from the dramatic and powerful to the surprising and truly bizarre while learning about the battle from expert guides.
  • Meet prominent artists and historians.
  • View the Gettysburg Cyclorama up close—literally behind the scenes—to learn about the art and history of this immense painting that was the precursor to today’s IMAX movies.
  • Enjoy the shops, galleries, cafes, and other attractions within the historical town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Tour Cost

$485 per person, Lecture Series Included

For additional details about the trip, lecture series or to register click on the link below or call the museum at 231-722-0278.

Trip Registration Form



October 28, 2016
October 31, 2016