Operating Hours & Seasons

Hours of operation vary by season and building. Park buildings are closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Park grounds are open every day 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).

May 16 - 31

 
Innis House

Guided tours are offered along the Sunken Road.

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Fredericksburg Battlefield

Visitor Center, Features a 22-minute film offered on the hour and the half hour (fee) and new exhibits (free).

Open daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunken Road Walking Tour, 35-minute guided walking tour of the most famous portion of the Fredericksburg Battlefield.

Offered Saturdays and Sundays: 11:25, 1:25, 2:25, and 3:25

 
Cannon at Fairview sighted toward Hazel Grove

Cannon at Fairview sighted toward Hazel Grove.

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Chancellorsville Battlefield

Visitor Center, Features a 22-minute orientation film offered on the hour and half hour (fee) and new exhibits (free).

Open daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Jackson Wounding Walking Tour, a 35 minute guided walking tour that explores the Battle of Chancellorsville and the mortal wounding of "Stonewall" Jackson. Leaves from Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center.

Saturdays and Sundays: 11:25, 1:25, and 3:25

 
Saunders Field, Confederate perspective

A path leads visitors through Saunders' Field on the Wilderness Battlefield.

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Wilderness Battlefield

Wilderness Exhibit Shelter, An open-air exhibit shelter is available to help visitors understand the battle.
Staffed morning and afternoon: May 22-24, 30-31; Staffed morning only: May 16-17

"No Turning Back": A 45-minute Walking Tour, Begins at the Wilderness Battlefield Exhibit Shelter, Driving Tour Stop 2

May 22-24, 30-31: 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

May 16-17: 11:30 a.m.

Ellwood, a historic home used as a Union headquarters.
Open Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 - 5:00

 
Bloody Angle

The Bloody Angle witnessed some of the fiercest fighting of the Civil War.

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Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield

Spotsylvania Exhibit Shelter, An open-air exhibit shelter is available to help visitors understand the battle.
Staffed afternoons, May 16-17; all day, May 22-24.

Bloody Angle Walking Tour, begins at the Bloody Angle, Driving Tour Stop 3.

May 22-24: 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.

May 16-17: 3:00 p.m.

 
"Stonewall" Jackson Shrine

Sunset at the "Stonewall" Jackson Shrine, the original office building where the Confederate general died on May 10, 1863.

Larry Stuart

Chatham Manor

Historic home which served as a field hospital and a Union headquarters during the Civil War. Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

"Stonewall" Jackson Shrine

Historic building where General Jackson died. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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