Information for First-Time Visitors
If you are visiting for the first time:
Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield: Reserve a Licensed Battlefield Guide, take a Battlefield Bus Tour, or tour on your own using the CD that can be purchased at the ticket window at the Park Museum and Visitor Center.
Gettysburg offers a lot to do for everyone. Here is a sample itinerary you can use to get an idea of how to organize a one-day or a two-day visit. You will also find our ticket counter staff friendly and helpful in creating a plan that works for you.
Gettysburg Suggested Itinerary (PDF)
Did an ancestor fight at Gettysburg? Want to know more about something you’ve seen during your visit? Stop by the Resource Room to use the databases.
Experience dining, 19th-century style, in the Refreshment Saloon.
Learn more about the experiences of residents with a Gettysburg walking tour of the town.
Browse in the Gettysburg Museum Bookstore.