The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts many educational and entertaining events throughout the year. Various authors, historians, living history groups and musical guests appear at the Heritage Center annually. It is our goal to enrich guests' visits through special programming, performances, and a variety of unique presentations.
Living History Camps
Most weekends*, April through November, the Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts complimentary Living History Encampments. Visitors are welcomed to actively learn by strolling through the camp, viewing drills and demonstrations, and engaging in conversation with historians. To find out more, visit our Living History page by clicking here!
Saturday Spotlight: Beyond the Battlefield at the Heritage Center
Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we take a unique look at the Civil War, the people, and their culture most Saturdays beginning in May. The spotlight will change each week, showcasing a different aspect of the Civil War. All programs are family friendly! General admission is $10 per person, $6 ages 12 & under. It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance, to secure seating. Call 717-334-6245 to purchase your tickets today! Or visit our ticket agent by clicking here!
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the Licensed Battlefield Guides. Incorporated in our programming is the Second Saturday Centennial Celebration. Join us the second Saturday of each month, as a Licensed Battlefield Guide offers the Spotlight presentation.
A complete listing of our Saturday Spotlight Presentations can be found by clicking here.
Author & Artist Events:
Periodically throughout the year, visitors to the Gettysburg Heritage Center have the opportunity to meet various authors and artist. Visitors are able to meet the author/artist, purchase their work and have it personalized. View the latest schedule of authors/artists by clicking here!
November 20 - 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Reflections on Meade's Decisive Role as Victorious Commander of the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg.
Battlefield guides and scholars will present on General Meade and the Battle.
*Please note there is a convenience fee added to online ticket sales.