Membership Benefits

Become a member of the Friends of Gettysburg today and join the close to 40,000 people all over the world who are committed to preserving Gettysburg--a place where our national identity was forged and a place where sacrifice, bravery and true heroism were not the exception but the norm. So many Americans--soldiers and civilians alike--made sacrifices at Gettysburg that shaped our national identity. Be part of their courageous legacy--join the Friends!

Our members are our most valuable asset--without them, none of our vital preservation work is possible. As a Friends' member, you will receive quarterly newsletters, invitations to some of the most exclusive tours available and invitations to member-only events. Your membership also entitles you to complimentary admission to the Cyclorama, Film and Museum experience at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and a 10-percent discount at the Museum Bookstore, and a 10-percent discount at the Rupp House History Center.


  • Individual Membership Level: $32 annually
    Free admission to the Cyclorama, Film and Museum Experience, and to the Wills House in downtown Gettysburg. Subscription to the Friends of Gettysburg quarterly newsletter, discounts on public programs and invitations to members-only events, 10 percent discount at the Museum Bookstore at the new Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park, access to the members-only section of this site and the Gettysburg Foundation Web site, volunteer opportunities at the new Museum and Visitor Center, and a special welcome at the Rupp House (the Friends of Gettysburg gathering place.)

  • Family Membership Level (Two Adults and Children): $63 annually
    All benefits from the Individual membership level, plus a special gift from the Gettysburg Foundation.

  • Patron Membership Level (Two Adults and Children): $100 annually**
    All benefits available at the Family membership level, plus access to the Finfrock Center and Barbara's Library, located at the Rupp House.

  • First Corps Aide-de-Camp Membership Level (Two Adults and Children): $150 annually
    All benefits available at the Patron membership level, plus invitations to First Corps-only events, a framed certificate and a collectible Gettysburg Foundation gift.

  • First Corps Headquarters Guard Membership Level (Two Adults and Children): $250 annually
    All benefits available at the First Corps Aide-de-Camp membership level, plus two guest passes to Cyclorama, Film, and Museum Experience at the Museum and Visitor Center.

  • First Corps Standard Bearer Membership Level (Two Adults and Children): $500 annually
    All benefits available at the First Corps Headquarters Guard membership level, plus four guest passes to Cyclorama, Film, and Museum Experience at the Museum and Visitor Center and a quarterly update from the President of the Gettysburg Foundation.

  • First Corps Commanders Staff Membership Level (Two Adults and Children): $1,000 annually
    All benefits available at the First Corps Standard Bearer membership level, plus receipt of the President's Letter.





“ Please note  Family memberships and above include 2 adults living in the
same households and any children 18 years of age and younger.
*All members receive free admission to the Cyclorama, Film and Museum Experience. 
**Members at the Patron level and above are eligible for monthly installment payments. To set up monthly membership payments, please call the Foundation's membership department directly at: 717.339.2159.