Chancellorsville Visitor Center Closed Beginning Dec. 23
The Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center will be closed for renovation work until March 15, when we expect to open on a limited basis. The information desk, restrooms, and bookstore will open then, but exhibits will be closed as we install new.
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.
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 closed due to renovation work until early March. We expect to reopen with new exhibits March 15. The visitor center will then reopen on a limited basis, with a staffed information desk, restrooms, and the bookstore. Our new exhibits and auditorium space will debut later this spring.
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.
Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Weekends April 12-20; Daily April 25-August 17; Weekends and holidays August 23-October 26.
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 Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Monday - Friday. Free.
Old Salem Church
Battle site and field hospital during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Did You Know?
Cedar Mountain is the only battle in which "Stonewall" Jackson tried to raise his sword. However the sword had rusted in the scabbard and Jackson had to raise the scabbard with the sword inside it to rally his troops.