Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to Close for Remodeling
On October 27, Shiloh Battlefield's Visitor Center will close for remodeling. The work will take two to three weeks to complete. Visitors will be able to view the park movie and receive assistance from rangers in a tent erected next to the park bookstore. More »
Operating Hours & Seasons
Shiloh Battlefield: The battlefield is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day from dawn until dusk. The visitor center is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Eastern National bookstore is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in summer and 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the winter. Peak season runs from April through Labor Day.
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center: The center is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Peak season runs from April through Labor Day.
Did You Know?
Explorer John Wesley Powell, who first journeyed the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, did so with only one arm. He lost his right arm at Shiloh while commanding a battery of Illinois artillery pieces.