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Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

Address

1195 Baltimore Pike

Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone

717-338-1243

Alternate Phone

1-866-889-1243

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Often called The Gateway to the Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is the ideal first stop on your group’s visit to Gettysburg.  Fully equipped with dedicated bus parking, private curb-side drop-off and pick-up, and private group entrance with bathrooms,  we make it easy to deliver an unforgettable experience for your group.

 At the 139,000-square foot state-of-the-art facility, your group will discover:

The National Park Service Information Center

Pick up maps, get the scoop about events and programs, and get a Ranger’s expert opinion about how to get the most out of a visit to Gettysburg.

The Gettysburg Museum of The American Civil War

This nationally-renowned museum spans 11 galleries, features some of the most celebrated artifacts from the Battle of Gettysburg and dramatically tells the story of the three-day battle.

The Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting

This 100+ year old oil painting is longer than a football field, taller than a 2-story building and masterfully depicts a 360-degree view of Pickett’s Charge. This is sure to be one of the highlights of your groups visit.

The Film “A New Birth of Freedom”

This half-hour film will sweep your group away through the epic story of the battle of Gettysburg while illuminating the causes and outcomes of the battle within the context of American history.

Guided Tours of the Battlefield and Other Historic Sites

The Visitor Center has the perfect battlefield adventure for your group. Be matched with a Licensed Battlefield Guide who will board your bus for a customized tour of the Gettysburg battlefield. Tours of Eisenhower National Historic Site and the David Wills House are also available.

New Exhibits and Events

From celebrity appearances and author book signings to exclusive rotating exhibits, there’s almost always something new here. Make sure to check our event calendar!

Refreshment & Gifts

Allow us to make mealtime for your group carefree.  Whether it is gourmet boxed lunches delivered right to your bus or on-sight dining in our spacious 1860’s inspired Refreshment Saloon, your group is sure to enjoy the modern American fare. Between, attractions at the Museum & Visitor Center, your group will enjoy browsing our carefully curated gift selection in the spacious Museum Bookstore.

 

Find out about more perks we offer our groups and buy tickets at our website www.GettysburgFoundation.org.  Call (877) 874-2478 to talk to a ticketing specialist and plan your group’s visit today!

Oh, Did We Mention! Proceeds from your purchases at the Museum and Visitor Center go to fund battlefield preservation.

Why? The Gettysburg Foundation owns and operates the Museum & Visitor Center and is a private, non-profit educational organization working in partnership with the National Park Service to enhance preservation and understanding of the heritage and lasting significance of Gettysburg. Click here to learn more about us and do some good.

Attraction Information

  • Tour Type : On-site Dining, Guided Tour, Self-Guided Tour

Property Information

  • Group Tour Contact : Charles Vann
  • Total Restaurant Capacity : 150
  • Total Banquet Capacity : 150
  • Banquet Room Count : 3
  • General : On-site Bus Parking, Student Friendly, Gift Shop

Group Dining Options

  • Dining Options : Menu, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet/Smorgasbord, Brunch, Dinner

Theater

  • On-site Dining : Full Meal, Light Refreshments
  • Theater Capacity : 185

Group Tour Information

  • # Required for Group Discount : 16

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