ALERT: The Taneytown Road Entrance to the Museum & Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. Detour is in place to enter at the Baltimore Pike Entrance. Learn more. Temporary parking is now in effect. View new parking information and map. Allow additional time to navigate from parking lots to the building.

ALERT: Little Round Top is now closed to all visitation for rehabilitation. Learn more.

Exhibits & Tours

Now Open

NEW Temporary Exhibit in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

A Rough Coarse Life: The World of the Civil War Soldier

Help preserve

Proceeds from tickets and other purchases in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center benefit Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site.

Explore Gettysburg with us.

Choose from our unique selection of Gettysburg exhibits, tours and events to make your visit truly historic.

  • Take a self-guided tour of the only property owned by our 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie at Eisenhower National Historic Site. Limited on-site parking available. Home tours to resume spring 2023.
  • Step into history with visits to our Historic Sites. Visit the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital on weekends in summer where living historians and docents bring history alive. Special events take place at the historic site on select dates throughout the year.
  • Get your 'ticket to the past' for Gettysburg's first virtual reality experience now open at the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM. Ticket to the Past—Unforgettable Journeys features the journeys of historic figures connected with the station and a glimpse of President Lincoln himself. Then, take the short walk to Gettysburg's town square and tour the David Wills House, the home where the Wills family hosted President Lincoln during his time in Gettysburg.

  • Discover engaging stories of Gettysburg through the experiences of children and young adults living here during the 1863 battle at Children of Gettyburg 1863. First-hand accounts and interactive exhibits bring history to life in Gettysburg's most family-friendly children's history museum.
  • Add special opportunities and events to your itinerary, with something for everyone, from published historians to first-time visitors.

Historic Sites

Legendary Locales.
Homes of Heroes.


Walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln. Visit the David Wills House and the Gettysburg National Cemetery.


Tour the home or property of Ike & Mamie Eisenhower at Eisenhower National Historic Site.


Experience history through virtual reality technology. Get your 'Ticket to the Past' with unforgettable journeys and historic encounters at the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM.


Gettysburg's most family-friendly children's history museum. Learn about the 1863 battle through the experiences of children and young adults living in Gettysburg in 1863, with interactive exhibits and special programming throughout the year.


HISTORY. LIVE. Hear the stories of soldiers treated in the 11th Corps field hospital, the surgeons and caregivers and the Spangler family, and interact with living historians at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital on summer weekends, Friday through Sunday, beginning June 9, 2023.

160th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg Commemoration

S A V E   T H E   D A T E S
JUNE 30 KICKOFF | JULY 1-3, 2023

Join us to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg with Sacred Trust 2023 Talks & Book Signings at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Read more.


Free Tickets for Evening Talks
to be Available mid-June
Now Accepting Dinner Reservations
for July 1
A Sacred Trust Evening:
Provisions & Civil War History

Offers early access to a free ticket for
the July 1 evening Talk

Exhibits & Tours

Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience

The Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience

introduces you to the Civil War before, during and after the Battle of Gettysburg and prepares you for a more meaningful tour of the battlefield.

Battlefield Value Package

Film Cyclorama & Museum + Battlefield Bus Tour

Make the most of your Gettysburg visit. Package the Film, Cyclorama and Museum with a battlefield bus tour for one memorable Gettysburg experience.

Tour the Battlefield

Bus. Car. Bike.

Step onto the hallowed ground and experience Little Round Top (when available, after the rehabilitation project is completed), 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.

Battlefield Car Tour

Personalized Experience

Don’t miss a thing on your guided Battlefield Car Tour. Either onboard or point to point, your License Battlefield Guide will provide you 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

Gettysburg Cyclorama

Experience Pickett's Charge

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.

Ticket to the Past—Unforgettable Journeys

The new Virtual Reality Experience at the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™

All aboard for Gettysburg's first immersive virtual reality experience. During your visit, you will join one of three historic figures on a virtual journey to the railroad station following the Battle of Gettysburg and its aftermath in July 1863.

Children of Gettysburg 1863®

Family-Friendly Adventure

Gettysburg's most family-friendly, interactive children's history museum. More than a typical children's museum, Children of Gettysburg 1863® tells the engaging stories of the children, teens and young adults who lived in and near Gettysburg during and after the 1863 battle.

Plan Your Visit to Gettysburg.

Whether you are visiting for the first time, or you return year-after-year, we can help you plan your visit.