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Battlefield Tours & Orientation

Battlefield Tours & Orientation

Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield, famously known for three dramatic days in July 1863.

The fields that surround the small town of Gettysburg are vast in their landscape and stories. But it is the 6,000 acre Civil War military park, dedicated to the soldiers who fought here, that so many come to visit. For first-time visitors, an orientation program before your Gettysburg battlefield tour is a great way to understand what you are about to see.

There are lots of ways to choose to visit the Gettysburg Battlefield. You can see the fields by horse, Segway, carriage, bus or from your own car with a guide or on your own. You can even take an iPad tour or spend time with a Ranger. No matter how you take in the Gettysburg Battlefield, you will be inspired.

The Battle of Gettysburg Video

Ever wonder what the battle looked like? Our dioramas show the fields populated – in miniature! Stop by after a battlefield tour to see the actions that you just learned about, or come before your tour to familiarize yourself with the men who fought over the very ground you'll be walking on!

717-420-5273

785 Baltimore St,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Witness the Battle of Gettysburg from two unique perspectives – the civilians who called it home, and the soldiers on the battlefield. The story of the battle comes to life through both museum displays, and the battlefield orientation film, "Gettysburg Animated Map", produced by the Civil War Trust.

717-334-6245

297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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