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
The battlefield is vast.
The names are legendary. The experience is humbling. Let us help you plan and prepare your Gettysburg visit.
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.
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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 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.
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.
Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation continue a long tradition of honoring our nation's veterans with Veterans Appreciation Day, Thursday, Nov. 12.
Veterans are invited to enjoy complimentary admission to the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience and have the unique opportunity to see the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting with the “lights up” and illuminated in its full brilliance. As always, active military enjoy free admission.
Give the experience. Give the history. Give the Gift of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg Foundation Gift Certificates are the perfect way to share the Gettysburg experience with your friends and family.
Available in any amount, certificates can be redeemed online, by phone or on site.
Join Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian Sue Boardman 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.
Held in commemoration of the Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery dedication in Nov. 1863, this solemn event features a luminary candle on all of the 3,512 Civil War soldiers' graves. Names of the fallen soldiers are read throughout the evening.
Remembrance Day Illumination is free and open to the public.
(Event subject to weather)
The Civil War Dance Foundation presents Christmas in the 1860s, Friday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Museum & Visitor Center. The Victorian Dance Ensemble will perform Civil War era dances at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Group Lobby.
The group will also present a dance-inspired display featuring dance cards, hand fans, Victorian jewelry, photographs and a table-top Christmas tree.
The dance performances and exhibits are free of charge to visitors with tickets to the Museum & Visitor Center attractions.
Be safe: This is an indoor event. Visitors and participants must adhere to event-specific and on-going Museum & Visitor Center health and safety protocols.
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.
March 20, 2021
In Their Own Words
with Licensed Battlefield Guide Darryl Roberts
Using diaries and other primary sources, join us in tracing the lives of soldiers prior to their arrival in Gettysburg and their participation in the Battle of Gettysburg.
Follow the Billy Yank and Johnny Reb trails on this vigorous, two-day,15-mile hike through the battlefield.
The hike departs at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday from the Museum and Visitor Center and returns around 5 p.m. on Saturday and around 2 p.m. on Sunday.
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.