Events for Everyone

Seminary Ridge Museum offers special events and programs throughout the year. Please check this page for updates and registration and ticket information.

Interpretive Tour Schedule

Thursday, 7/12/18

11:30 The Seminary in the Battle—Join a guide for a short walk along Seminary Ridge. Learn about the families and students who lived here when the battle raged across this ground on July 1, 1863, and what they experienced in the days and months after. 30 minutes. Meet at the main entrance of the building.

2:30 Peace and Reunion at Gettysburg—Discover the story of the Peace Portico, the structure on the west side of the building that was the first monument to peace on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Learn how the structure commemorates peace, reunion, and reconciliation. 20 minutes. Meet near the elevator on the 2nd floor.

3:30 Slavery and Freedom on the Border—Examine slavery and freedom through the personal experiences of African-Americans in a northern border county. During this interactive program, you will have the opportunity to handle replica artifacts and copies of newspaper advertisements. 25 minutes. Meet in room 4 on the 2nd floor.

Friday, 7/13/18

11:30 Final Attack Walking Tour—Join a guide for a tour of the first day’s fighting, with a specific focus on the importance of the Seminary grounds to the battle. Learn about the Union army’s defensive action, how the Confederates overcame the position, and how the fighting on July 1 set up the action for the next two days. 45 minutes, ½ mile walk. Meet near the front door of the museum.

2:30 Peace and Reunion at Gettysburg—Discover the story of the Peace Portico, the structure on the west side of the building that was the first monument to peace on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Learn how the structure commemorates peace, reunion, and reconciliation. 20 minutes. Meet near the elevator on the 2nd floor.

3:30 Slavery and Freedom on the Border—Examine slavery and freedom through the personal experiences of African-Americans in a northern border county. During this interactive program, you will have the opportunity to handle replica artifacts and copies of newspaper advertisements. 25 minutes. Meet in room 4 on the 2nd floor.

Saturday, 7/14/18

11:30 Final Attack Walking Tour—Join a guide for a tour of the first day’s fighting, with a specific focus on the importance of the Seminary grounds to the battle. Learn about the Union army’s defensive action, how the Confederates overcame the position, and how the fighting on July 1 set up the action for the next two days. 45 minutes, ½ mile walk. Meet near the front door of the museum.

2:30 The Seminary in the Battle—Join a guide for a short walk along Seminary Ridge. Learn about the families and students who lived here when the battle raged across this ground on July 1, 1863, and what they experienced in the days and months after. 30 minutes. Meet at the main entrance of the building.

3:30 Peace and Reunion at Gettysburg—Discover the story of the Peace Portico, the structure on the west side of the building that was the first monument to peace on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Learn how the structure commemorates peace, reunion, and reconciliation. 20 minutes. Meet near the elevator on the 2nd floor.

Sunday, 7/15/18

11:30 Final Attack Walking Tour—Join a guide for a tour of the first day’s fighting, with a specific focus on the importance of the Seminary grounds to the battle. Learn about the Union army’s defensive action, how the Confederates overcame the position, and how the fighting on July 1 set up the action for the next two days. 45 minutes, ½ mile walk. Meet near the front door of the museum.

2:30 Slavery and Freedom on the Border—Examine slavery and freedom through the personal experiences of African-Americans in a northern border county. During this interactive program, you will have the opportunity to handle replica artifacts and copies of newspaper advertisements. 25 minutes. Meet in room 4 on the 2nd floor.

3:30 The Seminary in the Battle—Join a guide for a short walk along Seminary Ridge. Learn about the families and students who lived here when the battle raged across this ground on July 1, 1863, and what they experienced in the days and months after. 30 minutes. Meet at the main entrance of the building.

Sunset Cupola Tours

Friday, July 13—8pm - Click here for reservations.

Saturday, July 14—8pm - Click here for reservations.

Friday, August 10—7:30pm - Click here for reservations.

Saturday, August 11—7:30pm - Click here for reservations.

Friday, September 7—7pm - Click here for reservations.

Saturday, September 8—7pm - Click here for reservations.

Save the Date!

Annual Legacy Weekend — Weekend of September 15-16, 2018

Check back soon for more details

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