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.

Special Events

Health & Safety

The CDC COVID Data Tracker currently rates the level of community transmission in Adams Co., Pa. as HIGH.

All visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center are encouraged to wear face coverings/masks. Face coverings/masks continue to be required on all bus tours and shuttle buses, consistent with TSA guidelines.


The 2021 Gettysburg History Symposium has been CANCELED.


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.

Civil War Medicine: Facts & Fiction

Friday, Sept. 24 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. | George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital SOLD OUT

Join retired Army Surgeon Bill Pulig in the historic barn for a unique perspective on Civil War era medicine. Get a glimpse of how 19th century small town, country doctors transitioned and trained to be battlefield army surgeons. Learn the realities of work in a Civil War field hospital, while dispelling some common "Hollywood" myths about Civil War medicine. Journey through wounded soldiers’ transport to/from hospitals, their treatment and eventual return to their units or homes much as they are today.

Civil War Medicine: Facts & Fiction is a free, ticketed event, with donations accepted to support the ongoing preservation of the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital. The event is limited to 40 attendees and ticket holders may drive directly to the property for on-site parking.

Double Decker Bus Tour

Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. |
Oct. 2, 9, 10, 16, 23, 30: October Tour Tickets

Sensational views and spectacular scenery await you on your afternoon battlefield tour aboard a double decker bus.

Limited to one tour each Saturday throughout September, the Double Decker Bus Tour departs the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.

Autumn Double Decker Bus Tours operate each Saturday throughout October and Sunday, Oct. 10. Tickets are now available. Limited to one tour most Saturdays in October and Sunday, Oct. 10, three tours are offered Saturday, Oct. 2.

For Score Trivia

Round 3 - Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021

Register for Your Chance to be the next Civil War Trivia Champion

Round three of our challenging online trivia game, “For Score Trivia" is coming up on September 30.

Three lucky members will be chosen to “battle” as they test their knowledge on the Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War history and all things Gettysburg (the town and the Park).

The winner of this third round of trivia will move on to the next step for a chance to win a grand prize of a weekend stay at a historic home located in the heart of the Gettysburg National Military Park.

For your chance to participate, submit a donation of $10.  Additional chances are available for every $10 donated. Entries close on September 20.

The three contestants for the September 30 match will be drawn at random from all eligible entries.

Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight

Now Featured | Museum Lobby

Inspired by the life and career of General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, a new Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight is now available to visitors in the Museum Lobby at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.  

The introductory exhibit is available for visitors to enjoy at no charge.

The exhibit spotlight is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Pritzker Military Foundation, on behalf of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library