Special Events

Health & Safety

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.


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.

Rediscover Gettysburg: Adams County Free Days

Each Thursday in February
Free Admission for Adams County Residents

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center invites Adams County Residents to "Rediscover Gettysburg" with free admission each Thursday in February.

The "Rediscover Gettysburg" offer includes the scene-setting film, "A New Birth of Freedom," the sound and light show of the iconic Gettysburg Cyclorama and the 12-gallery Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War.

Adams County residents should be prepared to present proof of residency (driver's license) at the ticket counter inside the Museum & Visitor Center to obtain their free admission tickets.

Virtual Winter Lecture Series

Saturdays, Jan. - March 27, 9 a.m.
Free Virtual Programs

The National Park Service's popular Lecture Series returns in a virtual format this winter with free digital programs every Saturday at 9 a.m. from January through March 27. The programs are available eacjh Saturday on the Gettysburg National Military Park Facebook page, and all presentations will be archived on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/gett.

This winter's presentations feature National Park Service rangers and historians examineing some of the treasured artifacts on display at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Together, the two parks have one of the largest museum collections in the National Park Service.

Spring Muster

Saturday, April 17, 2021

The annual Friends of Gettysburg spring seminar features a host of Saturday morning/afternoon options including battlefield walks with Licensed Battlefield Guides and history programs with leading Civil War historians.

Gettysburg Gift Certificates

Share Gettysburg with your history enthusiast.

Give the experience. Give the history. Give the Gift of Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Foundation Gift Certificates are the perfect way to share on any occasion the Gettysburg experience with your friends and family.

Available in any amount, certificates can be redeemed online, by phone or on site.