Complying with Pa. orders and CDC advice, the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center remains temporarily closed through April 12. LEARN MORE.
Revisit, Reimagine Gettysburg
Reimagine Gettysburg as a blend of a massive battle, a place of solemn remembrance and an emblem of the greatest democratic experiment the world has ever known. This is Gettysburg Revisted.
Revisit Gettysburg and share in the inspirational stories of civility, humility and inclusiveness missed the first time.
It's time to Revisit Gettysburg.
Exhibits, Tours & Events
Museum & Visitor Center is Currently Closed
To limit the health risks associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center will temporarily close through April 12, 2020. The battlefield will remain accessible.
Plan Your Visit
From the signature Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience to Battlefield Tours and National Park Service historic sites, your official Gettysburg visit starts here. Plan your visit, purchase tickets and get information on free events for a memorable — and historic — Gettysburg visit.
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Support the Gettysburg Foundation's mission of preservation and education through your gifts and membership as a Friend of Gettysburg.
Renew Your Membership
Continue your support and benefits by renewing your Friends of Gettysburg membership today.
Leadership Development & Education
Inspired by the actions of real-life decision makers at the Battle of Gettysburg, the "In the Footsteps of Leaders"executive leadership program places your team on the front lines for an immersive experience on the historic battlefield.
With the 7,000-acre battlefield as the classroom, leaders at every level can explore the challenges and apply the timeless lessons of Gettysburg.
November 13, 2018
November 19 marks the anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the cemetery’s dedication ceremonies in 1863. Events commemorating the anniversary include:
Remembrance Day Illumination (Weather Permitting)
Saturday, Nov. 17 from 5:30 – 9 p.m.
A solemn commemoration featuring a luminary candle on each of the 3,512 Civil War soldier’s graves in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. Names of the fallen soldiers will be read throughout the evening. The event, sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation, is free and open to the public.
David Wills House and Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Open House
Sunday, Nov. 18 from 6 – 8 p.m.
Experience the holidays at the David Wills House and the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station in downtown Gettysburg. The open house, sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation, allows visitors to explore the train station where President Abraham Lincoln arrived for the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and to see the home where Lincoln stayed the night before giving the famous Gettysburg Address.
Dedication Day Ceremonies
Monday, Nov. 19 at 10:15 a.m.
Dedication Day 2018 ceremonies commemorating the 155th anniversary of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery begin with a wreath laying at the Soldiers’ National Monument. The formal program and keynote address by Janet Morgan Riggs, President of Gettysburg College, follow at the Rostrum at 10:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Gettysburg National Military Park, the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, the Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg College.