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Gettysburg National Military Park

1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA  | More on: Gettysburg »

Gettysburg National Military Park preserves and protects the Gettysburg battlefield and the Soldiers' National Cemetery, site of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. The three days of fighting on July 1, 2, and 3, 1863, are considered a turning point in the war and marked the end of the second and final invasion of the North by the Confederate forces.

 

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Directions

Gettysburg National Military Park is located in Adams County, Pennsylvania. The museum and visitor center is located at 1195 Baltimore Pike (Route 97) with a back entrance from the Taneytown Road (State Rt. 134). From North or South, follow US 15 to Gettysburg and watch for signs to direct you to the National Park Service Museum and Visitor Center. The signs are near the exit at Rt. 97. Go north on Route 97 and look for the visitor center entrance, which will be on your left at the stoplight. From East or West, drive into Gettysburg on US Rt. 30, turn South on Baltimore Street (Rt. 97), and follow signs to the entrance of the visitor center, which will be on your right at the stoplight.

Visitor Services

Museum, bookstore, information, rest rooms, limited handicapped access, licensed battlefield guides available by reservation.

Regular Events

Memorial Day commemoration, Living history programs on the weekends from spring to fall, summer ranger programs

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Park Entry: free. Museum and Visitor Center: adults $12.50, seniors and active military $11.50, youth (6-12) $8.50, children under 6 free

Hours

Park grounds: April - October: 6:00AM - 10:00PM November - March 6:00AM - 7:00PM. Museum and Visitor Center: April - October 8:00AM - 6:00PM November - March 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Phone

717-334-1124

Website

http://www.nps.gov/gett »

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