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Historic Sites

Legendary Locales.
Homes of Heroes.

Select from our historic sites for a Gettysburg visit that is truly legendary:

  • Uncover the stories beyond the battle at the homes of the Spanglers, Wills and Rupps.
  • Catch a glimpse of home life with President Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower through their original furnishings and decor.
  • Walk in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln from his arrival in Gettysburg, his stay at the David Wills House and his delivery of the Gettysburg Address. 
  • Go prepared. Set the stage for your visit and tour the battlefield with our Exhibits & Tours.

Exhibits, Tours & Events

Audience watching the film A New Birth of Freedowm at the Gettyburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

 

Go Prepared.

Exclusively at the Museum & Visitor Center, the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience will set the framework for your visit.

 

Schedule your battlefield tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide and step onto the hallowed ground.

 

Go prepared. Include our Exhibits, Tours & Events as part of your Gettysburg visit.

Visit These Historic Sites

Eisenhower National Historic Site

Step into the weekend retreat and retirement home of President Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower. With its original furnishings and décor, the home offers an intimate perspective of home life for the Eisenhowers in the 1950s.

 

A tour of the property includes the charming home, putting green, bountiful garden, entertainment patio, cattle barns and a skeet and trap shoot.

Rupp House History Center

The 1863 home of the John Rupp family, the Rupp House History Center tells the story of civilian life during and after the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

A free-to-visit museum, the Rupp House History Center encourages families to explore, touch and learn through interactive displays and exhibits.

Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery

Walk the hallowed grounds and take a moment to reflect on those who have given–and are willing to give–“the last full measure of devotion.”


President Lincoln delivered his immortal Gettysburg Address in dedicating the cemetery as the final resting place for more than 3,500 Union soldiers.

George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

Walk the grounds, hear the stories and feel the emotions of life–and death–at this historic farm suddenly transformed into a field hospital.

Meet living historians as they provide insight and authentic accounts of experiences on the farm during the battle. No additional charge for admission with purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket. 

David Wills House

The home where President Lincoln stayed prior to delivering his Gettysburg Address, the David Wills House features a seven-gallery interactive museum relating the story of Wills, Lincoln’s visit and the Gettysburg Address.

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™

In 1863, enthusiastic crowds gathered outside the depot in hopes of catching a glimpse of the president upon his arrival to Gettysburg.

 

Walk in Lincoln’s footsteps in this free-to-visit museum featuring a self-guided tour with exhibits and artifacts relating to Lincoln and the railroad’s role in the history of Gettysburg.