Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
The Gettysburg Foundation is pleased to announce the Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring a day of FREE educational programs at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center Saturday, August 5, in collaboration with Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park.
An activity-filled day for adults and children alike, Cyclorama, Film and Museum tickets and special events are free – courtesy of the Ford Motor Company Fund.
The Ford Motor Company Fund serves to strengthen communities across the country and around the world and understands the value of preserving our heritage. The Ford Motor Company Fund Educational Center at Gettysburg provides classroom space and learning resources to share the historical impact of Gettysburg with generations to come.
FREE programs include:
Cyclorama, Film and Museum
8:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Timed Tickets are required and available at the Ticketing Counter at the Visitor Center
Start with our feature film “A New Birth of Freedom” narrated by Morgan Freeman, then spend time with the world-famous “Battle of Gettysburg” Cyclorama painting in the round, followed by a browse through the 12-gallery museum.
Explore and More with a Licensed Battlefield Guide
Programs with a Licensed Battlefield Guide focused on education and family fun.
Family Activities Tent
A Family Activities Tent full of special programs and hands-on history activities just for kids will be presented by National Park Service Rangers and volunteers in a variety of history stations.
Enjoy period music from various musical entertainers outdoors. Come sing, dance and tap your toes to the lively music.
Come enjoy these family activities and more! For more information, please call 717-338-1243.