Special Events

Health & Safety

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.


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.

First Corps Event

Friday & Saturday, September 11 & 12, 2020

A special invitation to First Corps members: Join us on Friday evening for a First Corps reception and buffet at the Museum & Visitor Center.

On Saturday, we'll travel to some rarely-visited portions of the battlefield as we follow Major General John Sedgwick and a divided Union 6th Corps in guarding both flanks of the Union Army.

Encounters With History

Sept 26  (SOLD OUT) | Oct 24 |
Dec 5 (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.