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GNMP Museum & Visitor Center - Phased Reopening  June 25, 2020

 nps cannonThe Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, home of the Gettysburg Cyclorama and the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War, will reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, June 25.

 Per state and public health directions, the Museum & Visitor Center will follow a phased plan with reduced building capacity and a focus on visitor safety.

  Beginning June 25, the building will be open five days a week-Thursdays through Mondays (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays) from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Building capacity will be limited to less than 50 percent at a time. The programming in the Museum & Visitor Center is available using timed ticketing. Access to the film "A New Birth of Freedom" and the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting will be limited to 48 people per show to allow for social distancing. In addition, throughout the museum galleries, some of the films and all touch screen exhibits will be unavailable during this initial phase.

 Prior to visiting the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets at and read more about reopening protocols. To assist with contactless payment, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance either online at or via phone at 877-874-2478. Visitors wishing to book a guided tour may do so in advance. Guided tours are point-to-point, caravan-style in accordance with CDC mandates.

 For the health and safety of all, individuals who enter the building should wear a face covering. Face coverings are not required for children under the age of 2 or for those with medical issues.

 Currently, the following historic sites remain closed:

  • David Wills House
  • Eisenhower National Historic Site
  • Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
  • Rupp House History Center
  • George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

National Register of Historic Places (U.S.A.)
Registered Historic Landmark (PA)
Mobil Guide 3 stars

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89 Steinwehr Avenue (Business Route 15 South)
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone:(717)334-2100 Fax: (717)334-6905
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