NPS ALERT: Face coverings required for visitors over age two, regardless of vaccination status, in the following outdoor areas when social distancing is not possible: Little Round Top, 44th NY & PA Monuments, all observation towers.
Revisit, Reimagine Gettysburg
Reimagine Gettysburg as a blend of a massive battle, a place of solemn remembrance and an emblem of the greatest democratic experiment the world has ever known. This is Gettysburg Revisted.
Revisit Gettysburg and share in the inspirational stories of civility, humility and inclusiveness missed the first time.
It's time to Revisit Gettysburg.
Exhibits, Tours & Events
The battlefield is vast.
The names are legendary. The experience is humbling. Let us help you plan and prepare your Gettysburg visit.
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From the signature Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience to Battlefield Tours and National Park Service historic sites, your official Gettysburg visit starts here. Plan your visit, purchase tickets and get information on free events for a memorable — and historic — Gettysburg visit.
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Located at 451 Baltimore Street, Children of Gettysburg 1863 is Gettysburg's new, family-friendly interactive adventure for young historians.
More than a typical children's museum, the Children of Gettysburg 1863 tells the engaging stories of the children, teens and young adults who lived here during and after the battle.
Home to the Children of Gettysburg 1863, the historic Rupp House was the property of John and Caroline Rupp and their six children in 1863. It was truly a family home.
It still is today.
Why visit the Children of Gettysburg 1863?
Feel the beat of the drum. Listen closely to the rumors of battle. Picture yourself as a character at Gettysburg.
Your family will touch, listen and learn its way through a fun and engaging journey back to 1863.
The Children of Gettysburg 1863 experience is currently free for young historians 12 and under when accompanied by a ticketed adult. During your visit, you'll introduce your child to Gettysburg and its significance while supporting a new generation of young learners on an interactive start to a lifetime of learning, inspiration and creativity.
(12 & Younger Free)
April through mid-November (through Remembrance Day weekend): Daily, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Mid-November through March (after Remembrance Day weekend): Thursday through Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.
Connect with the Children of Gettysburg 1863
Safety & Prohibited
For the safety of all guests, staff and volunteers, as well as the preservation of this historic property, please observe all safety and prohibited items policies at the Children of Gettysburg 1863 and all Gettysburg Foundation facilities and grounds.
One Family's Civil War
Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021
Join Carolyn Ivanoff in the Courtyard from 7-8 p.m. for One Family's Civil War.
Based on letters of Captain Wilson French, Company G, 17th Connecticut Volunteers and his beloved wife Martha Bouton French, Ivanoff will tell the amazing story of the Civil War and a family that lived through it and survived those difficult and extraordinary years.
Children of Gettysburg 1863 Sponsors
David & Sherri Malgee | Ford Motor Company Fund | David E. Wilkins & Shelly A. Malecha | Robert Geneczko & Family | Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission | The Sites Family
John & Gertrude Echement | Richard & Gail Barrett | Robert & Marion Wilson | Dr. Barbara Chamberlain |
The Friends of Gettysburg
Wesley W. & Kelly Von Schack | Mike & Patti Sipple | Thomas & Felicetta Ryan | Jay & Kimberlee Steckman | Robert & Jennifer Sneed | Brobyn Foundation | Bruce W. Kramer | Daniel Dreyfuss & Sandra Ehnen | James F. Austin & Family | Ken & Susan Boardman | Robert Tice & Sharon Jackson Tice | Jim Michaels | Barbara J. Finfrock | James A. Carver | Adams County Historical Society | The Shriver House Museum
Make the most of your Gettysburg visit. Package the Film, Cyclorama and Museum with a battlefield bus tour for one memorable Gettysburg experience.
The bus provider requires face coverings/masks for all riders. Those without masks will not be allowed to board.
Originally displayed in 1884, the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama is a massive fully-restored, 360-degree painting that places you in the middle of Pickett’s Charge on the decisive third day of the Battle.
Experience the Cyclorama as part of the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Package.
Step onto the hallowed ground and experience Little Round Top, Devil's Den and the Angle beyond the history books and movies. You'll tour the battlefield with a Licensed Battlefield Guide either in your car, by motor coach or bicycle.
Don’t miss a thing on your guided Battlefield Car Tour. Driving your car, you'll follow your Licensed Battlefield Guide - caravan style - across the battlefield with plenty of stops to answer your questions and enjoy your own private tour of the battlefield.
Call to reserve your guided battlefield car tour: 877-874-2478 or 717-334-2436
Whether you are visiting for the first time, or you return year-after-year, we can help you plan your visit.