ALERT: The Taneytown Road Entrance to the Museum & Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. Detour is in place to enter at the Baltimore Pike Entrance. Learn more. Temporary parking is now in effect. View new parking information and map. Allow additional time to navigate from parking lots to the building.

ALERT: Little Round Top is now closed to all visitation for rehabilitation. Learn more.

2021 News

Museum & Visitor Center Reopening to Welcome Visitors with New Winter Hours in Jan. 2021

January 4, 2021

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, home of the Gettysburg Cyclorama and the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War, will begin new winter hours of operation for the month of Jan. 2021.

Consistent with Pennsylvania Governor Wolf’s announcement of additional, temporary COVID-19 protective mitigation measures, prohibiting the operation of in-person businesses in the entertainment industry serving the public within buildings or indoor defined areas, the Museum & Visitor Center is currently closed through Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. This closure is a precautionary measure to limit the spread of the coronavirus, based on the guidance of state and federal officials. The battlefield remains open and accessible.

The health and well-being of our visitors and community come first, and we look forward to welcoming guests back to the Museum & Visitor Center, scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Beginning Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, the Museum & Visitor Center will start new winter hours for the month of Jan. 2021. Winter hours from Jan. 7 through Jan. 31, will provide visitors access to the Museum & Visitor Center four days a week – Thursdays through Sundays (closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays) from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Winter hours for Feb. 2021 will be announced mid-January.

Prior to visiting the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, visitors are encouraged to read more about health and safety protocols and purchase tickets at To assist with contactless payment, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance either online at or via phone at 877-874-2478. Visitors wishing to book a guided tour may do so in advance. Guided tours are point-to-point, caravan-style in accordance with CDC guidelines.