• Gettysburg National Military Park

    Gettysburg

    National Military Park Pennsylvania

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    Parking Lot 2 at the NPS Visitor Center will be closed for major repairs from Aug. 18 through Sept. 14. Gettysburg Tour buses, ACTA, and shuttle to Eisenhower NHS will run from a station on the east side of the building. More »

Operating Hours & Seasons

PARK GROUNDS AND ROADS
The park is open daily from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. April 1 to October 31, and 6:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. November 1 to March 31. Park hours are strictly enforced.

Comfort Stations located throughout the park are open for visitors during regular park hours. These stations are closed for the winter from mid-November (after Remembrance Day events) through March.

THE MUSEUM AND VISITOR CENTER
The Museum and Visitor Center is open daily throughout the year. The center is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Yearly Operating Hours
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.- November 1 through March 31.
8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.- April 1 to October 31.

THE DAVID WILLS HOUSE
The Wills House is open throughout the year with a reduced daily schedule during the fall, winter and spring months. The Wills House is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Yearly Operating Hours
January - February: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday.
March: 10:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday).
May - August: 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. daily.
September - November: 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday).
December: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Saturday and Sunday (closed weekdays).

THE SOLDIERS' NATIONAL CEMETERY (Gettysburg National Cemetery)
The Soldiers' National Cemetery is open at dawn and closes at sunset daily. The cemetery is closed to vehicular traffic. Parking for the cemetery is located between Taneytown Road and Steinwehr Avenue (Bus. Rt. 15).

Did You Know?

Cavalry on the road to Gettysburg.

The first shot of the Battle of Gettysburg was fired by an Illinois cavalry officer who used a carbine borrowed from his sergeant. He missed his target.