Chancellorsville Visitor Center Closed Beginning Dec. 23
The Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center will be closed for renovation work until March 15, when we expect to open on a limited basis. The information desk, restrooms, and bookstore will open then, but exhibits will be closed as we install new.
Exhibit renovations at Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center
The Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center will be closed Friday, March 7, and exhibits will be unavailable as we work on dismantling existing exhibits and prepare for new. The bookstore will remain open.
Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center to be Closed October 28 and 29
The National Park Visitor Center at Chancellorsville Battlefield will be closed on October 28 and 29, 2013.On those days, park staff will begin preparing the visitor center for the replacement of exhibits by removing artifacts from the existing exhibits.
While the building itself will be closed, park staff will be present to offer orientation and assistance as needed.
Background:Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP has received funding to develop new exhibits at both Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville Visitor Centers.Installation will take place in the spring. Building preparations begin in October and will require limited access and occasional short-term closures of the buildings.More details will be released as the timing of those closures becomes more clear.
Note:This work was originally announced for October 8 and 9, but was postponed due to the recent government shutdown.
Did You Know?
While laying out the Chancellorsville History Trail, the park staff in places had to literally hack their way through a jungle of underbrush that resembled the Wilderness that the soldiers struggled through during the Battle of Chancellorsville.