Operating Hours & Seasons
Hours of operation vary by season and building. The park is closed on New Year's 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).
The Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a staffed information desk, restrooms, and the bookstore. Currently the film is not available.
Jackson Wounding Tour, a 35 minute guided walking tour.
Wilderness Exhibit Shelter, An open-air exhibit shelter is available to help visitors understand the battle.
Ellwood, a historic home used as a Union headquarters.
Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield
Spotsylvania Exhibit Shelter, An open-air exhibit shelter is available to help visitors understand the battle.
Historic building and Union headquarters. Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
"Stonewall" Jackson Shrine
Historic building where General Jackson died. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Old Salem Church
Battle site and field hospital during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Did You Know?
Burnside's objective in attacking Marye's Heights is unknown. His orders simply state, "Push a column of a division or more along the Plank and Telegraph roads, with a view to seizing the heights in the rear of the town."