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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-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.

To book a tour for longer than two hours or for more than six people, or if you have any questions, please call toll-free 1-866-461-5180. Thank you.

Additional Information

Current Rates
Current Guides Rates for Two-Hour Tours:
$50 for 1 to 6 people
$75 for 7 to 15 people 
$110 for parties of 16 to 39 people
$150 for parties of 40 or more people

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 $25 per hour for 1-6 people, $37.50 per hour for 7-15 people, $55 per hour for 16-49 people and $75 per hour for groups of 50 and more people. 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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