Park Grounds and Roads
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
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.
Museum and Visitor Center
The Museum and Visitor Center is open daily throughout the year (except for the following exceptions: Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day - Early Closure on Christmas Eve - 1 pm).
April 1 - October 31: 8 am - 6 pm
November 1 - March 31: 9 am - 5 pm
Backpacks are not permitted in the Museum and Visitor Center. Exceptions are backpacks that are considered to be medical and/or first-aid packs, camera bags, or baby essential bags.
Museum and Visitor Center - Extended Hours for Summer 2019
From May 16 through September 19, the Museum and Visitor Center will extend its normal hours and remain open until 8 pm on the third Thursday of each month (May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19). Visit the Third Thursday page for more details.
Soldiers' 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).
David Wills House
The David 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 and closes early (2 pm) on Christmas Eve.
February: President’s Day Weekend and last weekend of February: 10 am – 4 pm
March and April: 10 am – 4 pm (Closed Tuesdays)
May - August: 10 am – 5 pm
September and October: 10 am – 4 pm (Closed Tuesdays)
November: Saturdays and Sundays and Veterans Day – 10 am – 4 pm, and Nov. 17: 6 - 8 pm
December: Saturdays and Sundays – 10 am – 4 pm
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
November through February: CLOSED with the following exceptions: open 10 am - 4 pm on November 18 & 19 plus every Saturday from November 18 - December 16
March through May: 10 am - 5 pm, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Memorial Day through Labor Day: 10 am - 5 pm, daily
September through October: 10 am - 5 pm, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday