• Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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  • Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center

    Exhibits and the film are currently unavailable at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center while we prepare the building for new exhibits. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.

  • 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).

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

Sunken Road Walking Tour, a 35 minute guided walking tour.
Offered Saturday and Sunday at 11:25 a.m., 1:25 p.m., 2:25 p.m., and 3:25 p.m.

 
Cannon at Fairview sighted toward Hazel Grove

Cannon at Fairview sighted toward Hazel Grove.

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Chancellorsville Battlefield

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 exhibits and film are not available. Our new exhibits and auditorium space will debut later this spring.

Jackson Wounding Tour, a 35 minute guided walking tour.
Offered Saturday and Sunday at 11:25 a.m., 1:25 p.m., 2:25 p.m., and 3:25 p.m.

 
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 weekends from 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.-5 p.m., with tours offered weekends at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Ellwood, a historic home used as a Union headquarters.

Open weekends from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. beginning April 12; Open daily beginning April 28.
More Than a House, a 30 minute guide tour offered weekends at 3:30 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.
Staffed weekends from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., with walking tours of the Bloody Angle offered at tour stop #3 at 1 p.m. and 4 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

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 Friday - Tuesday (closed Wednesday and Thursday) from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free.

Old Salem Church

Battle site and field hospital during the Battle of Chancellorsville.

Did You Know?

Hazel Grove at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Hazel Grove was a plateau of high ground that General Hooker gave up on the early morning of May 3, 1863. Realizing that this ground was the key to winning the battle, the Confederates quickly seized it and concentrated artillery which had an advantageous position to the Union artillery at Fairview.