NPS ALERT: Face coverings required for visitors over age two, regardless of vaccination status, in the following outdoor areas when social distancing is not possible: Little Round Top, 44th NY & PA Monuments, all observation towers.
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.
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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.
All visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center are encouraged to wear face coverings/masks. Face coverings/masks continue to be required on all bus tours and shuttle buses, consistent with TSA guidelines.
The 2021 Gettysburg History Symposium has been CANCELED.
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.
Join retired Army Surgeon Bill Pulig in the historic barn for a unique perspective on Civil War era medicine. Get a glimpse of how 19th century small town, country doctors transitioned and trained to be battlefield army surgeons. Learn the realities of work in a Civil War field hospital, while dispelling some common "Hollywood" myths about Civil War medicine. Journey through wounded soldiers’ transport to/from hospitals, their treatment and eventual return to their units or homes much as they are today.
Civil War Medicine: Facts & Fiction is a free, ticketed event, with donations accepted to support the ongoing preservation of the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital. The event is limited to 40 attendees and ticket holders may drive directly to the property for on-site parking.
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.
Sensational views and spectacular scenery await you on your afternoon battlefield tour aboard a double decker bus.
Limited to one tour each Saturday throughout September, the Double Decker Bus Tour departs the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.
Autumn Double Decker Bus Tours operate each Saturday throughout October and Sunday, Oct. 10. Tickets are now available. Limited to one tour most Saturdays in October and Sunday, Oct. 10, three tours are offered Saturday, Oct. 2.
Join us for a FREE day of fun, history & exploration with living historians and family-friendly programming.
Access to the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital for Fall Family Day at Spangler is available via shuttle from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Free shuttle tickets required.
Face coverings are required on shuttle buses consistent with TSA guidelines.
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.
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.
Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021: The Farms of the Taneytown Road
with Kendra Debaney & Paul Bailey. SOLD OUT
Register for Your Chance to be the next Civil War Trivia Champion
Round three of our challenging online trivia game, “For Score Trivia" is coming up on September 30.
Three lucky members will be chosen to “battle” as they test their knowledge on the Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War history and all things Gettysburg (the town and the Park).
The winner of this third round of trivia will move on to the next step for a chance to win a grand prize of a weekend stay at a historic home located in the heart of the Gettysburg National Military Park.
For your chance to participate, submit a donation of $10. Additional chances are available for every $10 donated. Entries close on September 20.
The three contestants for the September 30 match will be drawn at random from all eligible entries.
Held in commemoration of the Gettysburg 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, health & safety)
Candle sponsorships accepted through Nov. 3.
Inspired by the life and career of General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, a new Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight is now available to visitors 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.
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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.