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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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Breakfast served in the Rupp House side yard under a tent enclosure
A special invitation to First Corp members: Join us at the Rupp House History Center for a preview tour of the new Children of Gettysburg 1863 exhibit to open Summer, 2021.This exclusive visit gives First Corp members a ﬁrst look at the new exhibits and the stories of the children of Gettysburg before, during and after the battle.
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.
The Fight on the Right: Culp's Hill July 2-3
with Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman
The battle for the Union right ﬂank on Culp’s Hill at Gettysburg is often overshadowed by the better-known story against the Union left, but it is no less important. Join us to study the terrain on Culp’s Hill and discuss the evening attack on July 2, 1863.
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 Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and returns around 5 p.m. on Saturday and around 2 p.m. on Sunday.
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.
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.