A New Birth of Freedom

The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address".

Welcome to Gettysburg National Military Park

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Have you experienced Gettysburg? This video shows you what it's like to visit Gettysburg National Military Park. From the veil of early morning fog through the day's setting sun, visitors experience all the incredible history of the battlefield.

A park ranger presents a program during the Winter Lecture Series.

Winter Programming Schedule

We offer programs for visitors of all ages including: Winter Lecture Series, Book Series, and Winter Reading Adventures for kids!

A park ranger demonstrates how to load and fire a cannon with a Great Task Experience group.

The Great Task Experiences

Great Task weekends are leadership experiences that ask groups to apply leadership lessons from the battlefield and apply them at home.

If you can't bring your class to the battlefield, we'll bring it to you via Distance Learning.

Distance Learning

If you can't bring your class to the battlefield, we'll bring the battlefield to you via Distance Learning.

A group of teachers gather for the Summer Days With Documents workshop.

Just For Teachers

Summer Days With Documents (July 13-15) provides primary source material and instruction for middle and high school teachers. Apply today!

Park Social Media Platforms

Park Social Media Platforms

Stay connected with Gettysburg National Military Park in more ways than ever via all our social media platforms.

2017 Gettysburg NMP Seminar: Meade, Lee, and their commands at Gettysburg

2017 Gettysburg NMP Seminar

2017 Gettysburg NMP Seminar: Meade and Lee: Their Commands at Gettysburg. Click HERE for details and sign up information. May 12-14, 2017.

A family enjoys getting their picture taken with the Abraham Lincoln statue.

Start Your Visit Here

Begin your visit at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1195 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

Contact Us