Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for summer 2019, as the Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Foundation extend opportunities to visit and explore the park. Join us at the Museum & Visitor Center for extended hours as we remain open until 8 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month (Aug. 15 & Sept. 19). In addition to more time to explore the museum and tour the battlefield with a Licensed Guide, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a line-up of new, exclusive summer programming on Third Thursdays.


Third Thursday Exclusive on Aug. 15, 2019

Illuminated—A lights up look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama

Program 6:30-8 p.m.

Limited availability. Adult ticket $20 (includes access to the film and museum).

A close-up, behind-the-scenes history of the 360-degree painting. Experience the sights and sounds of Pickett’s Charge and view the detail of the painting with the gallery lights on.


Visit or call 877-874-2478 to purchase tickets for Third Thursday events happening through Sept. 2019.


  • Occurred Thursday, August 15th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Gettysburg National Military Park and Museum and Visitor Center

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325


Gettysburg Foundation

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