Historic Sites

Health & Safety

The health and safety of our Gettysburg community of guests, staff and volunteers is our priority.

While we are taking extra precautions to help keep you safe, exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present. We cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.

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.

 

Grounds Open (Free Access)
Home & Reception Area Remain Closed
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Children of Gettysburg 1863

Children of Gettysburg 1863

at the Rupp House History Center
Opens Late Summer 2021

 

Remember experiencing Gettysburg with your family?

 

In the summer of 2021, the newly-rennovated Rupp House History Center becomes the home to Gettysburg's most family-friendly history adventure.

Gettysburg 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

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

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

Volunteers provide insight and authentic accounts of experiences on the farm during the battle. Admission is included with purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket or Friends of Gettysburg membership.

David Wills House

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

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™

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

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.