Operating Hours & Seasons
Hours of operation vary by season and building. The park is closed on New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Otherwise, park grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Please check our Facebook page for updates regarding inclement weather (www.facebook.com/fredericksburgspotsylvanianmp) or contact one of our visitor centers at the numbers below.
All programs are staff dependent; we recommend calling in advance to verify hours and tour times. For additional information, call one of the park visitor centers at 540-373-6122 (Fredericksburg) or 540-786-2880 (Chancellorsville).
Visitor Center, Features a 22-minute film offered on the hour and the half hour (fee).
Visitor Center, Features a 22-minute film shown on the hour and half hour (fee).
Jackson Wounding Walking Tour, a 35-minute guided walk along the site of "Stonewall" Jackson's wounding. Leaves from Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center.
Wilderness Exhibit Shelter, An open-air exhibit shelter is available to help visitors understand the battle. The exhibit shelter is not staffed during the winter. For driving maps and more information, please start your tour at either the Fredericksburg or Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Centers.
Ellwood, a historic home used as a Union headquarters. For information about visiting the property, please contact the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center.
Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield
Spotsylvania Exhibit Shelter, An open-air exhibit shelter is available to help visitors understand the battle. The exhibit shelter is not staffed during the winter. For driving maps and more information, please start your tour at either the Fredericksburg or Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Centers.
Historic building and Union headquarters
(Beginning March 6) Open Monday - Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Sunday. Free.
"Stonewall" Jackson Shrine
Historic building where General Jackson died
(Beginning March 6) Open Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Monday - Friday. Free.
Did You Know?
Both Ellwood and Chatham were owned by the Lacy family during the Civil War. Both houses are part of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.