• North HillSide Photomerge


    National Historic Site Georgia

Guided Tours

A park ranger leads a group through the reconstructed north gate of the prison.
A park ranger leads a group through the reconstructed north gate of the prison.
NPS/H. Peacock

Free Audio Driving Tour
A narrated audio driving tour available on CD or cassette allows visitors to explore both oth the National Cemetery and the Prison Site. The audio tour is loaned out upon request at the museum front desk. This one-hour tour will direct you to special points of interest and is available until 3:15 p.m. daily.

Ranger-Led Programs
Walks and talks which explore the history of Andersonville and prisoners of war are offered as staffing allows. Please ask about the program schedule at the visitor center when you arrive or check out our schedule of events.

Teachers and School Groups
Interested in bringing a classroom to Andersonville National Historic Site? Go to our section For Teachers if you are planning an field trip visit for students.

Military Staff Rides
For visiting military groups, the park offers a variety of resources to enable you to better lead a staff ride on your own. We request that you let us know you are coming so as to not double-book groups.

Group tours
We require at least two weeks notice to schedule special request programs, if we have sufficient staff available. The tour request form below may be returned by email or fax. We do not accept phone or email reservation requests.

Group Tour Request form

Did You Know?

American flags in front of white headstones

The earliest commemorative service in the National Cemetery was held on Emancipation Day, January 1, 1869. Teachers and students of the Freedman's school, along with the Rev. Dr. Hamilton Pierson held memorial services and superintended the decoration of the the National Cemetery.