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2020 News

Extended Holiday Weekend Hours Set for the Museum & Visitor Center

September 30, 2020

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is extending holiday weekend hours on Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11. The Museum & Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. both days.

Normally open until 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays), the Museum & Visitor Center will observe the extended hours for guests visiting Gettysburg during the long holiday weekend.

“Many people will be traveling to visit Gettysburg for the holiday weekend,” said David Malgee, interim president of the Gettysburg Foundation. “The Museum, the film A New Birth of Freedom and the Gettysburg Cyclorama, as well as Licensed Battlefield Guide tours, are important features of the experience at Gettysburg. I am thankful that the Gettysburg Foundation and National Park Service continue to work together to enhance the visitor experience during this time and offer these extended hours on Oct. 10 and 11,” added Malgee.

Prior to visiting the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets at and read more about our health and safety protocols. To assist with contactless payment, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance either online at or via phone at 877-874-2478.