Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
The exhibits and film at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center are closed due to renovation work. We expect to reopen with new exhibits in the spring of 2014. The bookstore and visitor center at Chancellorsville are open daily.
Delayed opening of park on Tuesday, 12/10 due to inclement weather
Park visitor centers and roads are currently scheduled to open at 11 a.m. For the latest updates on park delays and closures, please follow this link to the park's Facebook page. More »
With a few exceptions, the park buildings and trails are handicap accessible.
FredericksburgBattlefield Visitor Center. A ramp at the front door makes the main floor of the building accessible. This includes the park's orientation desk, auditorium, and small exhibit area. The basement is not handicap accessible. It contains two rooms of exhibits and rest rooms. A book at the desk has photos of the basement exhibits. Adjacent to the visitor center is a building with a rest room and bookstore that is handicap accessible.
ChancellorsvilleBattlefield Visitor Center. The building is totally handicap accessible. It contains an orientation desk, auditorium, exhibits, bookstore, and rest rooms.
ChathamManor. This building functions as the park offices as well as museum. A ramp provides access to the exhibit area. A separate building contains handicap accessible rest rooms.
Stonewall Jackson Shrine. The first floor of this two story historic building is handicap accessible. A separate building contains handicap accessible rest rooms.
Ellwood Manor. The first floor of this historic building is handicap accessible. The second floor is not yet open to the public and is not handicap accessible. A handicap accessible porta-potty is on the grounds of the historic manor.
SalemChurch. The first floor of this historic church is handicap accessible. There is a small handicap accessible rest room. The balcony is not handicap accessible.
Most of the park trails are handicap accessible. The exceptions are several wooden bridges over a swampy section of the Chancellorsville History Trail and two wooden bridges over earthworks on the Bloody Angle Trail.
Did You Know?
The Wilderness Battlefield does not have a visitor center. Visitors should begin their visit at the Fredericksburg or Chancellorsville visitor centers where they obtain maps, brochures, and ask questions.