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 perfect blend of history and modern elegance, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is the ideal location for your special day. From unique rehearsal dinner rooms to dramatic reception spaces, the Museum & Visitor Center offers state-of-the-art beauty paired with the rustic-refined romance of the past.
The Museum & Visitor Center provides:
Your guests will also exclusive after-hours access to:
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.
Find out about more about how we can make your event epic at www.GettysburgFoundation.org. Call (717) 339-2108 to talk to Debbie Joyner, our Facility Events and Rentals Manager, and plan your event 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.