To welcome Adams County residents back to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation invite them to Rediscover Gettysburg each Thursday during the month of February 2021.
Adams County residents can enjoy free admission to the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The last film and cyclorama show will begin at 3 p.m.
Our Adams County guests to the Museum & Visitor Center on Thursdays in February will find special Adams County treasures and highlights throughout their experiences:
• Unique artifacts directly related to Adams County, included in the numerous rare artifacts on display in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War, will be spotlighted for Adams County residents to see and learn more about the stories and lessons of Gettysburg and Adams County, Pennsylvania.
• Adams County adult complimentary ticketholders on Thursdays in February have the opportunity to enter into a drawing to win a Battlefield Car Tour, a personalized three-hour experience (for up to six visitors) with a Licensed Battlefield Guide. Details of the offer will be provided to adult ticketholders upon entering the drawing. The winner will be announced and contacted on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.
• The Gettysburg Museum Bookstore is featuring books written by Adams County authors in addition to numerous Civil War and Gettysburg books for all ages, souvenirs, gifts and merchandise found in store and online.
• The Battlegrounds Café is introducing a new Apple Adams CounTEA and offering an Adams County Thursday lunch special along with their daily local favorites of Adams County apple dumplings and Mr. G’s ice cream.
Residents all over Adams County are encouraged to rediscover Gettysburg National Military Park and take advantage of the unique opportunity this winter to visit and enjoy, free of charge on Thursdays in February 2021, some of the attractions the LEED-Gold Certified Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center has to offer.
Local visitors should be prepared to present proof of Adams County residence, e.g., a driver’s license, at the Ticket Counter inside the Museum & Visitor Center to obtain their free admission tickets.