Plan Your Visit
(National Park Service)
Welcome to Gettysburg National Military Park!
Where should we begin our visit to the park?
How long should I plan for my visit?
What kind of park tours are best for me?
What are the National Park Service ranger programs?
What is the Living History program at Gettysburg?
During the summer months, the park has a program entitled "A Visit to the Past" with costumed interpreters who portray persons who experienced the Battle of Gettysburg and its aftermath. These programs are scheduled on a daily basis from mid-June through mid-August. Check for a schedule of programs on our Things to Do page.
What is there to do for students groups?
What safety precautions should we consider before visiting Gettysburg National Military Park?
Follow the links at the top of this page for additional information on planning your visit or call (717) 334-1124, extension 8023 for further information on park offerings. Also check this web site for updates and schedules.
Did You Know?
The bronze likeness of an Irish Wolfhound on the Irish Brigade monument at Gettysburg National Military Park symbolizes the loyalty shown for the Union cause by the brigade's soldiers, most of whom were Irish immigrants or sons of immigrants to the United States.