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.
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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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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.
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.
UPDATE: Out of precaution, the Winter Reading Adventures program will be livestreamed only until further notice. Join us on Gettysburg National Military Park Education Facebook page Saturday mornings at 11 a.m., for a livestream book reading and for a fun follow-up activity to do at home.
Join us for Winter Reading Adventures - returning to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center beginning Jan. 8, 2022.
The True Tales & Trailblazers from American History theme features a new children's book each weekend. Designed for children ages 4 to 10 and their familites, Winter Reading Adventures 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.
Photo credit: NPS
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center invites Adams County Residents to enjoy free admission and Adams County highlights and treasures on Presidents Day, Feb. 21.
The Adams County Day 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 resident adult ticket holders will receive an Adams County Artifact Gallery Guide and the opportunity to enter and win a two-hour Licensed Battlefield Guide Car Tour.
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 free admission tickets.
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.
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.