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Museum & Visitor Center

Now Open

NEW Temporary Exhibit in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

A Rough Coarse Life: The World of the Civil War Soldier

Help preserve
history.

Proceeds from tickets and other purchases in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center benefit Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site.

The official start to your Gettysburg visit.
A young visitor greets the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is your hub for activities and attractions during your visit.

Begin here.

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center provides exclusive resources and unique experiences to introduce you to the Battle of Gettysburg and prepare you for your tour of the battlefield:

 

Exhibits, Tours & Events

Exclusively at the Museum & Visitor Center, the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience sets the framework for your visit.

 

Schedule your battlefield tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide and step onto hallowed ground.

 

Include our exhibits, tours and events as part of your Gettysburg visit.

 

Host your next event at the Museum & Visitor Center where you and your guests can experience history as part of your event.

Dining Options

Refreshment Saloon | Battlegrounds Café & Grille

Modeled after an actual Civil War-era saloon, the Refreshment Saloon provides leisurely a-la-carte dining.

Enjoy hot and cold food selections along with your favorite made-to-order coffees (lattes, espressos, iced coffee) and bottled beverages at the Battlegrounds Cafe & Grille. Choose from a variety of cold sandwiches, snacks, hot dogs, pizzas and paninis. If you’re looking to soothe your sweet tooth, we feature local favorites and ice cream, as well as warm Adams County apple dumplings.

For your convenience, order a boxed lunch for your family, small group, or couple, and dine outdoors on our patio or picnic area. Order boxed meals in advance.
 

Battlegrounds Café & Grille Hours: 

Daily, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., December – February

Daily, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., March – November

For group dining requests and accommodations, call 717-338-1243, option 5 or email aramark@gettysburgfoundation.org.

 

Refreshment Saloon Hours:

Daily, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Hours subject to change)

For group dining requests and accommodations, call 717-338-1243, option 5. Hours will be modified for group accommodations.

Now offering group dinners. Reservations required in advance. Call 717-338-1243, option 5.

National Park Service Information Desk

Visit the National Park Service Information Desk inside the Museum & Visitor Center for details on Ranger programs, battlewalks, living history and other special events.

Plan Your Visit to Gettysburg.

Whether you are visiting for the first time, or you return year-after-year, we can help you plan your visit.

 

AbsoluteURL: https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/museum-visitor-center