Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
Exhibits and the film are currently unavailable at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center while we prepare the building for new exhibits. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.
Exhibit renovations at Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center
Exhibits are currently unavailable at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center, as we remove old exhibits and prepare the building for new exhibits in June 2014. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.
Please see our Operating Hours and Seasons page for information on regularly scheduled guided tours.
Other guided tour requests can usually be accommodated from special groups, whether for a brief orientation talk (25-45 minutes, free) or for a half or full day tour ($200 or $300, respectively). Teachers wanting guides for school field trips should contact education coordinator Peter Maugle at (540) 654-5498. Those wanting guides for military staff rides, Civil War Round Tables or other group tours should contact Greg Mertz at (540) 373-6124.
Also see the special events page for additional programs.
Did You Know?
Hazel Grove was a plateau of high ground that General Hooker gave up on the early morning of May 3, 1863. Realizing that this ground was the key to winning the battle, the Confederates quickly seized it and concentrated artillery which had an advantageous position to the Union artillery at Fairview.