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Gettysburg National Military Park

  • Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100 Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Phone: 717- 334-1124 ext. 8023  |  (877) 874-2478
  • Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100 Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Phone: 717- 334-1124 ext. 8023  |  (877) 874-2478
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The Gettysburg National Military Park is an easy day trip while staying in Cumberland Valley. The national park includes an interactive museum and visitors center with galleries, exhibits, bookstore, Refreshment Saloon, the famous Cyclorama painting and a 22-minute film title "A New Birth of Freedom." This new facility is designed to immerse visitors in the story of the Battle of Gettysburg and offer a new hands-on experience of the Civil War.

After exploring the 139,000 sq. ft. facility visitors can travel outside on to the hallowed grounds of the Gettysburg Battlefields. Tours include self-guided by car or walking and guided tours by van, bus, on horseback or Segway. 

If visiting during the summer the park offers evening campfire programs, and other special events including living history and concerts to preserve and bring to light this important piece of American history.

Please Note: Hours for Museum: Nov-Mar 8am-5pm & Apr-Oct 8am-6pm, Hours for Battlefield: Apr-Oct 6am-10pm & Nov-Mar 6am-7pm

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  • Hours: Apr-Oct 6am-10pm Nov-Mar 6am-7pm
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The Battle of Monocacy: The Fight that Saved Washington, D.C.

  • Date: January 22, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

The Gettysburg Battlefield Book Series

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Saturday until March 11, 2017
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

Winter Reading Adventures

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Saturday until March 11, 2017
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

Debacle at Balls Bluff: The Battle that Changed the War

  • Date: January 28, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

"Vincit Qui Patitur": The Life of an American Armsmaker: Colonel Samuel Colt

  • Date: January 29, 2017
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

The Fatal Halt at Cedar Creek

  • Date: February 4, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

"The Dawn of Peace": Grant, Lee and the Lore of Appomattox

  • Date: February 5, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

The Controversial Court Martial of Fitz John Porter

  • Date: February 11, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

"A Simple Hop, Skip, and Jump?": Burnside and His Bridge at Antietam

  • Date: February 12, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

On the McClellan Go Round: George McClellan and the Antietam Campaign

  • Date: February 18, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

Longstreet & Huger: The Battle of Seven Pines, May 31-June 1, 1862

  • Date: February 19, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

A Load of Buell? Another Look at The Cannoneer

  • Date: February 25, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

Thomas Francis Meagher

  • Date: February 26, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

"In violation of the laws and customs of war": Andersonville and the Trail of Henry Wirz

  • Date: March 4, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

How Does The Civil War Qualify as the First Modern War?

  • Date: March 11, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park

Farms of Gettysburg

  • Date: Dates vary between March 12, 2017 - April 2, 2017
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park