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Museum & Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park

1195 Baltimore Pike,
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(877) 874-2478
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Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
The official start to your Gettysburg visit

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is the official start to your Gettysburg visit and your hub for experiences, activities, events and exclusive resources as you explore Gettysburg.

Begin with the popular Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience. See the film presentation of "A New Birth of Freedom." Experience the sights and sounds of "Pickett's Charge" in the iconic Gettysburg Cyclorama. Explore rare artifacts and interactive exhibits in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War.

Tour the Battlefield and visit the legendary landmarks with an expert Licensed Battlefield Guide.

Connect to the battlefield and its stories through National Park Service Ranger programs.

Explore Eisenhower National Historic Site and visit the David Wills House and Gettysburg National Cemetery.

Journey to our nearby historic sites and experiences:

  • George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital: The best surviving example of a Civil War corps-level field hospital from the Battle of Gettysburg. This once thriving family farm was suddenly and forever changed by the 1863 battle. Now, the historic site is meticulously restored and renovated with original buildings from the battle to inspire and explore. Open on summer weekends and for special events throughout the year.
  • Ticket to the Past–Unforgettable Journeys: Gettysburg’s first virtual reality experience in the historic Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station. Through the help of virtual reality technology, experience history through the stories of historic figures associates the railroad station during the Battle of Gettysburg and its aftermath. Witness their unforgettable journeys.
  • Children of Gettysburg 1863®: The interactive adventure for young historians. Through interactive exhibits, first-hand accounts and family-friendly programming, learn the stories and experiences of children, teens and young adults who lived in and near Gettysburg during the 1863 battle. Enjoy living history and special events throughout the year.

Experience history through our exhibits, tours and special events. To plan your visit, call our Guest Relations team at 877-874-2478 or visit us online at GettysburgFoundation.org.

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center offers amenities for our guests, including convenient on-site dining options, shopping and resources to help you with your ancestry research:

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

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  Mar 2
Time Travelers Reading Adventures Club

Mar 02, 2024 - Mar 02, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Mar 2
Winter Lecture Series

Mar 02, 2024 - Mar 03, 2024

Museum & Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park

  Mar 9
Time Travelers Reading Adventures Club

Mar 09, 2024 - Mar 09, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Mar 16
An Evening with the Painting

Mar 16, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Mar 16
Time Travelers Reading Adventures Club

Mar 16, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Mar 23
Time Travelers Reading Adventures Club

Mar 23, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Apr 13
An Evening with the Painting

Apr 13, 2024 - Apr 13, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  May 4
Heritage Trail Hike

May 04, 2024 - May 05, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park

  May 18
The First Lady’s Hidden Hand: Mamie Eisenhower’s Approach to 1950s Politics with Dr. Stefanie Basalik

May 18, 2024 - May 18, 2024

Museum & Visitors Center at Gettysburg National Military Park

  May 25
An Evening with the Painting

May 25, 2024 - May 25, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Jun 1
Volunteer Work Day

Jun 01, 2024 - Jun 01, 2024

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  Jun 22
Encounters with History: Higher Ground Leadership Experience

Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 22, 2024

Museum & Visitor Center @ Gettysburg National Military Park

  Jun 29
An Evening with the Painting

Jun 29, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Aug 10
An Evening with the Painting

Aug 10, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Sep 28
An Evening with the Painting

Sep 28, 2024 - Sep 28, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Oct 12
An Evening with the Painting

Oct 12, 2024 - Oct 12, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

  Dec 7
An Evening with the Painting

Dec 07, 2024 - Dec 07, 2024

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center