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Special Events

Exhibits.
Encounters.
Illuminations.

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

Friends of Gettysburg Events

Friends of Gettysburg gain access and discounts to special and exclusive events and opportunities throughout the year. 

Seeing Differently

A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Nov. 7 - Dec. 31

Presented by the Josephine Herrick Project, "Seeing Differently" draws from the images of five veterans who visited Gettysburg for a photography workshop in September, 2019. 

In Gettysburg, the veterans worked with professional photographers to develop their skills and use cameras to explore a place that was both familiar and personal to each.

"Seeing Differently" shows how these veterans use photography to frame their own narrative, communicate it with others and often change one's perspective.

The exhibit is presented at no charge to visitors in the Museum & Visitor Center.

Encounters With History

Dec. 7 SOLD OUT

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.