Special Events

Health & Safety

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

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is privately owned & operated by the Gettysburg Foundation (in partnership with the National Park Service).

For the health & safety of everyone, all staff & volunteers are wearing face coverings. Visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings/masks and face coverings/masks are required on bus tours and shuttle buses.


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.

Winter Lecture Series

Jan. 8 through March 12, 2022
Saturdays & most Sundays | 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Open to the Public | Free Ticketed Events

Inspired by people, places and continuing legacies of the American Civil War, the popular Winter Lecture Series has returned to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center Jan. 8 through March 12, 2022.

Featuring rangers and historians from across the country, the Winter Lecture Series programs offer limited first-come, first served seating. Free tickets are required and available the day of each presentation in the Museum & Visitor Center.

Face coverings/masks are required in the theaters during the presentations. Details and the program schedule are available at nps.gov/gett.

PLEASE NOTE: The Winter Lecture Series programs will remain in-person, and will also be livestreamed on Gettysburg National Military Park's YouTube channel. For more information visit nps.gov/gett.

Photo credit: NPS

Colors of the Blue

Museum & Visitor Center Group Lobby
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022

Civil War Dance Foundation returns to the Museum & Visitor Center with "Colors of the Blue: Flags of the Union Army," from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Group Lobby.

Throughout the day, Dr. Lawrence Keener-Farley, retired Director of Education at the National Civil War Museum and a Gettysburg National Military Park volunteer historian, will present brief talks on the flags. 

The display features reproductions of the most common flags of the Union Army infantry, cavalry, and artillery unit and the flags designating corps, division and brigade commanders. 

Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight

Introductory Exhibit | Featured in the Museum Lobby

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

AbsoluteURL: https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/exhibits-tours-events/special-events