Things To Do

  • A park ranger speaks to a large group of visitors outside in a field.
    Ranger Programs

    Park rangers offer programs that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield.

  • Three children watch a park volunteer give a talk outside.
    Special Events and Programs

    Rangers present in-depth programs on the people & places that shaped the battle on our battlewalk & campfire programs offered in the summer.

  • A group of United States soldiers use a cannon in front of the Pennsylvania Memorial.
    Living History Programs

    From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations help bring the past to life.

  • A still of a movie theater playing a Civil War documentary.
    Museum, Film, and Cyclorama Painting

    Experience the museum, film, and cyclorama painting within the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.

  • A horseback riding trail winds through the woods. There is little bit of snow on the ground.
    Horseback Riding Trails

    Visit this page to learn more about the designated bridle trails for horseback riding throughout the park.

  • A scene of Civil War cavalry soldiers reenacting a fight scene while on horseback.
    Are You Looking for Battle Reenactments?

    Battle reenactments don't take place here at Gettysburg NMP. These events take place on private property, cost money, and are ticketed.


Virtual Things to Do

  • A park ranger points across a green field to two hills in the background.
    Virtual Tour

    We offer all our visitors the opportunity to experience the battlefield, no matter where you are, with our park-wide virtual tour!

  • Yellow leaves on the ground and small U.S. flags fly over graves in the Soldiers' National Cemetery.
    National Cemetery Virtual Tour

    This five-stop Virtual Tour includes photographs and a Gettysburg Address video so that all visitors can experience this hallowed ground.

  • A 3D cut away view of the interior of the David Wills House.
    3D Tours

    Take a 3D tour of five different buildings at Gettysburg NMP and Eisenhower NHS.


Annual Events

  • A black and white photo of storm clouds over the battlefield, two monuments are in the foreground.
    Battle Anniversary

    Every year, the National Park Service commemorates the anniversary of the battle with a variety of special programs and events.

  • The only know picture of Abraham Lincoln during the November 19, 1863 cemetery dedication ceremony.
    Dedication Day Events

    Numerous events take place on November 19 each year. This date marks the anniversary of the dedication of Soldiers' National Cemetery.

  • Three fife players in United States Civil War dress.
    Annual Music Muster

    The Annual Gettysburg Music Muster celebrates the music and dance of the Civil War.

Last updated: December 5, 2023

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