Antietam National Battlefield

The National Park Service site that commemorates where 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after 12 hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
Antietam Battlefield Photo


Daily, 9am-5pm
closed major holidays.


5831 Dunker Church Rd
Sharpsburg MD 21782
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Tour Length
    2.5 hrs
Rated 5 by iluvmypons

October 20, 2020



The National Park Service did a great job, it is very well put together. It lays out everything that happened in the battle. I could have spent a lot longer here than I did. The driving tour was...

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Rated 5 by Rita M

October 05, 2020

Rita M


Even though the visitor center was closed, we were still able to speak with Rangers and get a map showing the highlights of the battlefield. It would have been better to be able to see the film and...

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Rated 5 by brendamS9576NU

September 22, 2020


Tour by Bike

Taking a tour of the battlefield by bike is a great way to experience Antietam. Our tour guide Amy was very knowledgeable and helped us learn so much about the battle.

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