Complying with Pa. orders and CDC advice, the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center remains temporarily closed through April 12. LEARN MORE.
Revisit, Reimagine Gettysburg
Reimagine Gettysburg as a blend of a massive battle, a place of solemn remembrance and an emblem of the greatest democratic experiment the world has ever known. This is Gettysburg Revisted.
Revisit Gettysburg and share in the inspirational stories of civility, humility and inclusiveness missed the first time.
It's time to Revisit Gettysburg.
Exhibits, Tours & Events
Museum & Visitor Center is Currently Closed
To limit the health risks associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center will temporarily close through April 12, 2020. The battlefield will remain accessible.
Plan Your Visit
From the signature Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience to Battlefield Tours and National Park Service historic sites, your official Gettysburg visit starts here. Plan your visit, purchase tickets and get information on free events for a memorable — and historic — Gettysburg visit.
Join & Give
Support the Gettysburg Foundation's mission of preservation and education through your gifts and membership as a Friend of Gettysburg.
Renew Your Membership
Continue your support and benefits by renewing your Friends of Gettysburg membership today.
Leadership Development & Education
Inspired by the actions of real-life decision makers at the Battle of Gettysburg, the "In the Footsteps of Leaders"executive leadership program places your team on the front lines for an immersive experience on the historic battlefield.
With the 7,000-acre battlefield as the classroom, leaders at every level can explore the challenges and apply the timeless lessons of Gettysburg.
The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is Currently Closed.
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center will temporarily close through Tuesday, April 12, 2020. This is a precautionary measure to limit the health risks associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) based on the guidance of state and federal officials. The battlefield remains accessible.
Special events, unique opportunities and enlightening experiences await you at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.
Additional Special Events
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.
Plan to return to Gettysburg. Future plans for a Gettysburg visit can inspire, encourage and lift the spirit.
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The annual Friends of Gettysburg spring seminar features a Friday evening program followed by a host of Saturday morning/afternoon options including battlefield walks with Licensed Battlefield Guides and history programs with leading Civil War historians.
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.
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 LIMITED
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.
Sensational views and spectacular scenery await you on your late-afternoon battlefield tour aboard a double decker bus.
With a 360-degree view of the battlefield, you’ll gain a new perspective of the battle as your Licensed Battlefield Guide provides the narrative for this unique, insightful and visually stunning tour.
Limited to one tour each Saturday* throughout the summer, the Double Decker Bus Tour departs the Museum & Visitor Center at 4 p.m.
*Available Saturday and Sunday, May 23 & 24 and Saturdays only June 20 – Aug. 15.
June 20 | July 25
Oct. 17 | Nov. 20 | Nov. 21
Join the Gettysburg Foundation’s Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide and author/historian, on the platform for an exclusive after-hours, close-up look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting.
Aug. 22 - Art & The Battlefield
Join us for a special Evening with the Painting. Guests will tour the battlefield and focus on the artists and stories of the soldiers depicted on the beautiful monuments. The program concludes with an exclusive look at the “Battle of Gettysburg” Cyclorama.
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.
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 the Eisenhower National Historic Site. Assignments vary, and may include building and painting fences, clearing brush, or cleaning headstones at the Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery.
Space is limited and positions fill quickly.
Your favorite Civil War authors sign copies of their classic books and latest works at the Museum & Visitor Center Bookstore.
Book signing events occur throughout the year and are free and open to the public.
Check the schedule for authors, dates and times.
This two-day event features a vigorous 15-mile hike across the battlefield following the Billy Yank and Johnny Reb trails. Along the way, learn about the battlefield, the monuments and the men who fought here from Licensed Battlefield Guide, Larry Korczyk.