Alerts & Conditions

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus.
Corona Virus

CDC/Alissa Eckert, MSMI; Dan Higgins, MAMS.

Covid-19 Updates

The content and links on this page will provide visitors, and community members alike, with the necessary information to stay informed and up-to-date on current conditions at Gettysburg NMP, Eisenhower NHS, and the local Gettysburg and Adams County areas.

The National Park Service (NPS) is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (Covid-19) protocols and the State of Pennsylvania Red/Yellow/Green phase protocols. As of June 12, 2020, we are at the GREEN phase for the State of Pennsylvania.

Passport Stamps
Passport stamps for both Gettysburg NMP and Eisenhower NHS are located at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Information Desk.

Eisenhower National Historic Site

  • The site will be open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Access to the the grounds of the Eisenhower Farm and Farm 2 (Brandon Farm), the Audio Tour, and the interpretive waysides is FREE.
  • Visitors may drive directly to the site and use the available onsite parking.
  • The Eisenhower Home and Reception Center will continue to be closed.
  • Park Rangers will provide informal interpretation services through intermittent roves, or visits, to different areas of the site.
  • Public restrooms, located in the lower level of the Eisenhower Bank Barn and Show Barn, will be open Friday to Sunday. A temporary restroom will be available at the east end of the temporary parking lot.
  • Please maintain social distancing.

Use this link for driving directions and temporary parking lot location.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Battlefield Information

Battlefield Hours
April 1 - October 31: The park is open daily from 6 am - 10 pm.
November 1 - March 31: The park is open daily from 6 am - 7pm.

Gettysburg National Cemetery Hours
Open daily from 7 am to sunset.

Comfort Stations and Portable Toilets

Comfort Stations located throughout the park are open for visitors during regular park hours.

  • West End Guide Station (near Auto Tour Stop #1).
  • South End Guide Station (near Auto Tour Stop #7).
  • Pennsylvania Memorial (near Auto Tour Stop #12) - Closed for repairs.
  • Spanglers Spring (near Auto Tour Stop #13).
  • Gettysburg National Cemetery (near Baltimore Street entrance).

These stations are closed for the winter from mid-November (after Dedication Day events) through March.

Portable toilets are located around the battlefield at the following locations:

  • 10 at McMillan Woods Youth Campground (near Auto Tour Stop #4).

  • 1 at Weikert Farm.

  • 6 at the Park Amphitheater (near Auto Tour Stop #6).

  • 1 at Slyder Farm.

  • 2 at Big Round Top Parking area.

  • 2 at Wheatfield Road near Little Round Top.

  • 2 at the Pennsylvania Memorial.

Portable toilets will remain available through the end of October, 2020 with some remaining available through the end of November, 2020.

Museum and Visitor Center
Open Thursday to Monday from 9 am to 4 pm.
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tickets for the Gettysburg Museum of the Civil War, Film: "A New Birth of Freedom", Cyclorama Painting, and Licensed Battlefield Guides can be purchased via the Gettysburg Foundation website or by calling 877-874-2478.

Pandemic Related Closures and Suspensions
Due to the ongoing pandemic, all of the following are suspended or closed indefinitely:

  • All ranger-led programs.
  • All living history programs.
  • All observation towers and the top of the Pennsylvania Memorial.
  • David Wills House.
  • Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station.

Adams County and Historic Gettysburg
Are you wondering what is open and what is closed? How about pandemic related restrictions at your favorite restaurants, shops, and other attractions? The following links will provide detailed information for all your questions about the surrounding Adams County and Historic Gettysburg area.

Destination Gettysburg: Safe Travel Page
This page provides the most up-do-date listings, by category, about Adams County businesses that are open and operating under current pandemic protocols.

Gettysburg Pro
This site provides an online business directory for all of Historic Downtown Gettysburg. Brought to you by Main Street Gettysburg Inc.

Last updated: October 20, 2020

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1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325


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