The Gettysburg Heritage Center contracts weekends to various living history groups. Each group creates their own schedule for the weekend they are participating. If you are a frequent visitor to Gettysburg, you could see a different group & programming each time you visit!
Living history programs are free to the public unless otherwise noted.
(Click on the Group Name for Schedule of Events)
If your group would like to participate in our Living History program, please contact us at 717-334-6245 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: We require all groups to carry liability insurance, and have a minimum of 8 participants on site during our museum's operating hours.
Groups are required to provide visitors with demonstrations, and daily activities that are authentic, and enhance our guests experience to Gettysburg, and the Gettysburg Heritage Center.
What is Living history?
Find out these answers and more when you visit our Living History Encampments!
Special weekends*, May 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.
*Featured participants & programs will vary and represent different aspects of life. Programming is dictated by the contracted living history unit.