The Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park is the best place to start your visit to historic Gettysburg. Begin with the Film, Cyclorama and Museum Experience at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and then move on to the battlefield tours and numerous historic sites around the town and battlefield. Explore the Gettysburg Battlefield with Licensed Guides; participate in free National Park Service Ranger programs; view the breathtaking Cyclorama Painting of "Pickett's Charge"; discover the world-class museum with 12 exhibit galleries with artifacts, interactive displays and films. Whether you are just beginning to learn about Gettysburg and the American Civil War or you've been a student of history for many years, a trip to Gettysburg is for everyone. You will gain a better understanding of Gettysburg's history, and the importance of preserving, enhancing, honoring, and protecting one of America's most significant places.