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There is no better way to tour the battlefield than with an experienced guide. Antietam National Battlefield offers free scheduled ranger tours. See schedule below. For private tours of the battlefield, the park now offers a supervised guide service for all groups - small or large. The typical tour is two-hours long and covers the historical outlines of the Battle at Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1862, as well as features of historical interest and markings of the battlefield. These tours are by reservation only.

BECOME A GUIDE - If you are interested in becoming a guide at Antietam National Battlefield, read this Antietam Tour Guide FAQ (768k .pdf), and then give us a call at 1-800-417-9596.

Click here to make a reservation for a two-and-one-half-hour tour. The Shipping Information page will include a space to fill in the requested time and date of your tour.

You will not be charged until we confirm the availablity of a guide.

If you wish to learn more about the guides you can click here to go to their new site.

Additional Information

For rates, call:
Reservations Manager
Antietam Tours
P.O. Box 705
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Phone:  (301) 432-4329
Toll-free (866) 461-5180

Longer tours - May be arranged at a prorated fee. Please arrange these with your guide before leaving the Visitor Center.

Customized Tours - Virtually any battle related topic has one or more guides that can be called upon. Most guides can cover a wide array of topics, but if you have a special interest, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you. Such tours cannot be arranged with less than a month's notice and may, in some cases, require a surcharge. Bicycle and horseback tours may also be available.

Bus Group Packages - A bus group is defined as groups of 16 or more people. Special packages including housing, meals and multi-guide tours can be pre- arranged by contacting the Reservations Manager at least a month in advance.

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