Plan Your Visit
The battlefield is open daily, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
Park (Tour Road) hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
Museum hours are 9 a.m.-Noon and 1-4 p.m., seven days a week.
Note: The Civil War Museum will be closed for the months of December, January, February and March.
FOR YOUR SAFETY. . .
As a unit of the National Park System, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield is committed to the protection of our resources, as well as providing visitors with a safe park experience. For these reasons, firearms, other weapons, and the use of metal detectors are prohibited; buildings, plants, and natural features should not be disturbed; pets must be on a leash not more than six feet long and are not allowed in buildings; horses are restricted to authorized trails; and speed limits and other traffic laws must be obeyed. All accidents should be reported to park headquarters.
Other safety considerations for your visit include
* Summer months are frequently hot and humid. Take water and wear a hat, sturdy