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Special Events

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The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is Currently Closed.

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center remains closed until further notice. The closure continues in efforts to mitigate the spread and impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) based on the guidance of state and local officials. The battlefield remains accessible.


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.

Double Decker Bus Tour

Sensational views and spectacular scenery await you on your late-afternoon battlefield tour aboard a double decker bus.

With a 360-degree view of the battlefield, you’ll gain a new perspective of the battle as your Licensed Battlefield Guide provides the narrative for this unique, insightful and visually stunning tour.

Limited to one tour each Saturday* throughout the summer, the Double Decker Bus Tour departs the Museum & Visitor Center at 4 p.m.

*Available Saturdays only June 20 – Aug. 15.

Encounters With History

July 18 | Aug. 15 (Tickets not yet available)

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.

Museum Bookstore Events

Canceled until further notice

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.

Check the schedule for authors, dates and times.