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Busy Days


These days are traditionally busy at the Museum and Visitor Center, so we recommend you make your ticket reservations ahead of time:

School Field Trip Days
The Visitor Center typically welcomes an increased number of school groups April 1 through the second week in June.

Special Visitor Center Events & Holidays
There may be special events that affect ticket availability. Our Tickets and Reservations staff can tell you about other days they recommend advance ticketing.

• Battle of Gettysburg Observance
• Fourth of July Weekend
• Columbus Day Weekend

Regional Events
Adams County hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including Gettysburg Bike Week, the second week of July, and the National Apple Harvest Festival, the first two full weekends in October. For more information about events in the region that may affect your travel plans, check the Gettysburg Event Calendar.