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.
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.