The park visitor center has a theater, exhibits, observation room, and museum store. The audiovisual program is a 26- minute orientation film narrated by James Earl Jones which is shown on the hour and the half hour. 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.
Visitor Center Open Open All Year8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Phone (301) 432-5124
Special Programs Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg), September 17. Independence Day Commemoration (Saturday closest to the 4th) The Memorial Illumination on the 1st Saturday in December.
Did You Know?
The First Texas Infantry lost 82% of their men killed, wounded and missing while fighting in the Cornfield at Antietam, the highest casualty rate for any Confederate regiment in one battle of the Civil War.