PLEASE NOTE: The Gettysburg Cyclorama is closed for technical upgrades Monday, Jan. 27 through Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. LEARN MORE.

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Special Events


Students stare in wonder at the Gettysburg Cyclorama

Special events, unique opportunities and enlightening experiences await you at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.

Additional Special Events


Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience

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


Begin your Gettysburg visit with the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience, schedule your battlefield tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide and explore more of Gettysburg's historic sites.

Winter Lecture Programs

Saturdays & Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
Museum & Visitor Center

National Park Service rangers and leading historians from across the country offer free one-hour talks exploring important aspects of the American Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg.

Tickets are free and available the day of the event on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available at the Museum & Visitor Center theater podium beginning at 9 a.m.

Encounters With History

March 21 | May 23

These monthly Encounters bring you closer to the stories, the people and the events surrounding the battle and its aftermath. From battlefield strategy to civilian life to early preservation efforts, Licensed Battlefield Guides will help you uncover the often hidden history inside Gettysburg.

First Corps Breakfast

Sunday, April 26, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

A special invitation to First Corp members: Join us for breakfast at the Museum & Visitor Center before traveling to the Josiah Benner Farm where the National Park Service has completed the restoration of the historic barn. The farm was the site of July 1,1863 clashes between Gen. Jubal Early's Confederate Division and the 17th Connecticut Infantry, and later served as a temporary Confederate field hospital.

Volunteer Work Day

June 6, 2020

Give back to Gettysburg. Join us for a day of camaraderie and conservation as we work on preservation projects across Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Assignments vary, but may include building and painting fences, clearing brush or cleaning headstones at the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg. 

Space is limited and positions fill quickly.