ALERT: Due to effects and power outages from Saturday’s storms, the Eisenhower home is closed. Shuttle buses continue operating for visitors to tour the grounds during this time. Learn more. Purchase shuttle tickets.
ALERT: Due to Saturday’s storms, the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital is closed Sunday-Monday, July 3-4, 2022.
ALERT: Due to Saturday’s storms, debris and hazardous trees, Wright and Howe Avenues are closed. All other park roads are open. For updates, visit nps.gov/gett.
Revisit, Reimagine Gettysburg
Reimagine Gettysburg as a blend of a massive battle, a place of solemn remembrance and an emblem of democracy. Revisit Gettysburg for an opportunity to reflect and gain inspiration from the battle, from the soldiers, from the civilians and from the history.
Revisit Gettysburg and share in the inspirational stories and sites you may have missed the first time or two.
It's time to Revisit Gettysburg.
Exhibits, Tours & Events
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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.
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NEW Temporary Exhibit in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
A Rough Coarse Life: The World of the Civil War Soldier
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.
FREE and open to the public
Talks | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Event Tent, Front Lawn
Evening Talks | 7-8 p.m. | Kinsley Theater
Book Signings | Main Lobby
Continuing a tradition of the popular Sacred Trust Talks & Book Signings series, renowned authors, historians and National Park Service Rangers will present talks on the American Civil War and its cultural impacts, leadership lessons, true stories and myths, and elements of those historical events still relevant today.
Free public tickets are required for evening talks in the Kinsley Theater.
Artifacts, documents and works of art from the collections of Gettysburg National Military Park and the Civil War Museum of Philadelphia, offer a window into the lives, experiences and memories of those who struggled, suffered and survived a century and a half ago.
The new exhibit includes some artifacts never-before-seen on display.
The three-day Battle of Gettysburg marked a turning point not only in the course of the American Civil War, but also for the future of the United States of America. Join National Park Service Rangers during the 159th Anniversary for a series of free guided walks and talks to explore and reflect on this important chapter in our nation’s history.
Weather permitting. Vehicle parking is on the right side of the road, unless otherwise directed, with all wheels on the pavement.
Photo credit: NPS
Walk the grounds, hear the stories and feel the emotions at this once thriving family farm suddenly transformed into a Civil War field hospital.
Meticulously renovated, the historic site features restored, original buildings from the 1863 battle to inspire and explore the best surviving example of a corps-level field hospital used during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Interact with living historians and docents to gain insight and hear accounts of experiences on the farm in July 1863.
Join us on the Cyclorama platform for an exclusive after-hours, close-up look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting.
Enjoy additional time on the viewing platform to observe in full light the remarkable, close-up details and distant battle scenes of the painting. Journey under the diorama to see how the illusion comes to life. There will be time for a question and answer session.
Living History Encampment: Interact with living historians of Officers for the Union & Ladies for the Union with encampments in the museum's side yard from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Candlelight Talk: Join Officers for the Union in their candle lit encampment from 8 to 9 p.m. on Saturday for an informal talk on their role during and after the Battle of Gettysburg.
The weekend living history events are free and open to the public.
Sensational summer views and spectacular scenery await you on your afternoon battlefield tour aboard a double decker bus. With a 360-degree view of the battlefield, you will 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 in July 2022 and Sunday, July 3, Double Deck Bus Tours depart the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center at 4 p.m.
Living historian Eileen Hoover presents Courtyard Stories: The Children of Gettysburg, 1863.
Hear first-hand accounts of some of the children of Gettysburg in 1863. You will learn more about Tillie Pierce, Albertus McCreary, Anna Garlach, Julia and Henry Jacobs, and Jennie Wade.
Courtyard Stories are free and open to the public.
Tickets are required for the children's history museum adventure. Children/Youth (ages 0-12) free with purchase of an adult (ages 13+) ticket.
Join us for a relaxing storytime in your pajamas around the campfire. Stories will be read and campfire songs will be sung at this outdoor event. Siblings and stuffed animals are welcome to attend.
In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside. The event is free and open to the public.
The children's history museum is open prior to the event. Tickets are free for children/youth ages 0-12 with a ticketed adult.
Children/youth ages 8-12 with mothers/caregivers are invited to experience an in-depth introduction and create historical fiber arts during the summer season.
Historical fiber art creation includes multiple sessions to learn and create your own work of fiber art. Choose sessions in hand quilting, embroidery, beading and sewing fabric dolls.
Space is limited and free registrations are accepted first-come, first-served.
Join us for Friends of Gettysburg events* throughout 2022.
The heart of the Gettysburg Foundation, our Friends' volunteer efforts and generous donations support the Foundation and the National Park Service in maintaining our mission of preservation and education.
Learn more about becoming a member of the Friends of Gettysburg. Help our mission, become part of history and enjoy exclusive invitations, program rates and discounts.
Join the Friends today. Make your reservations for Friends events.
*Select events are open to the public.
Thursdays - Mondays | 10 a.m - 5 p.m.
Access via shuttles from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
Timed shuttle tickets required
Through Columbus Day weekend, visit Eisenhower National Historic Site for a tour of the Eisenhower home and grounds Thursdays through Mondays,10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Shuttles depart the Gettysburg National Military Park useum & Visitor Center hourly starting at 9:30 a.m. with the last shuttle at 3:30 p.m. Timed shuttle tickets required.
Step inside the railroad station where U.S. history was made.
With virtual reality technology, journey back to 1863. Meet some unlikely train station occupants. Hear their stories. Discover the extraordinary impact the station made on their lives during and after the battle. Choose to follow the journey of one of the three historical figures featured in the experience.
Get a glimpse of our 16th President’s arrival to the station. Feel the impact of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Consider how it influences us today.
Your virtual reality journey through history awaits.
Designed for young historians age K-5, the all-new, hands-on history exhibit brings to life the stories of Billy Bayly, Albertus McCreary, Sadie Bushman and other young residents of Gettysburg through first-hand accounts and active adventures.
Introduce the children in your life to Gettysburg and its significance while supporting a new generation of young learners on an interactive start to a lifetime of learning, inspiration and creativity.
Inspired by the life and career of General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight is located 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.
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Available in any amount, certificates can be purchased and redeemed online, by phone or on-site.