• Gettysburg National Military Park


    National Military Park Pennsylvania

Park Summer Hours Begin April 1

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Date: March 13, 2013
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121

Summer at the park.
Katie Lawhon, National Park Service

Beginning April 1, 2013, Gettysburg National Military Park will change to its summer visiting hours. The grounds of the battlefield will stay open to the public from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily. The Museum and Visitor Center's operating hours will be from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily. These summer visiting hours will continue through October 31.  For more information about visiting Gettysburg National Military Park, including plans and events for the 150thbattle anniversary, go to www.nps.gov/gett.

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