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The Museum & Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park is the Official start to your Gettysburg visit.

Those who lived the events at Gettysburg in 1863 still have something important to teach us about citizenship, leadership, conflict and conciliation in American democracy that remains timeless and relevant to our lives today.

The battle and its aftermath come to life when you:

  • Reflect on the Battle and the emotional outcomes with the film, A New Birth of Freedom.
  • Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Pickett’s Charge in the iconic Gettysburg Cyclorama.
  • View rare Civil War artifacts and interactive exhibits in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War.
  • Explore the battlefield and visit landmark sites on an official Battlefield Tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide.
  • Connect to the battlefield and its stories through National Park Service educational/interpretive programs.