• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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).

August 11 - October 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). Some exhibits are not currently available due to renovation work.

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

Sunken Road Walking Tour, a 35 minute guided walking tour of the most famous portion of the Fredericksburg Battlefield.
Leaves from Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center.
Offered daily, staff and visitation dependent. Please inquire for tour times.

 
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.
Offered daily, staff and visitation dependent. Please inquire for tour times.

 
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.
Historian on duty weekends from 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

"Grant vs. Lee: No Turning Back" Walking Tour, a 45-minute guided tour which examines the first clash between the commanders who determined the course of war in the east. Leaves from Wilderness Exhibit shelter when staffed, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Ellwood, a historic home used as a Union headquarters.
August 23 - October 26 Open weekends from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 
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.
Historian on duty most weekends from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

"Bloody Angle" Walking Tour, A 45-minute walking tour that considers the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House and focuses on 22 hours of intense hand-to-hand combat at the infamous "Bloody Angle." Leaves from Tour Stop #3 on the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield when exhibit shelter is staffed, at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 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 daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Did You Know?

Jackson Shrine

Stonewall Jackson was wounded next to the modern Chancellorsville Visitor Center on May 2, 1863, but died eight days later of pneumonia in what is now called the Stonewall Jackson Shrine. More...