The park Visitor Center has a theater, exhibits, observation room, and museum store. The audiovisual programs include: "Antietam Visit," an award-winning film, shown on the hour. This 26-minute movie recreates the battle, as well as, President Abraham Lincoln's visit to Union Commander General George B. McClellan. Every day at 12:00 noon a one hour documentary about the battle of Antietam, narrated by James Earl Jones, is shown in the Visitor Center theater.
Interpretive talks are conducted daily by park rangers. During the summer season, Ranger programs are expanded and scheduled more often. Check at the Visitor Center for a daily schedule.
Did You Know?
60% of Antietam National Battlefield property has been purchased since 1990. The park has more than doubled in size over the last 16 years.