Things To Do
Visitor Center and Museum
Inside the visitor center, park rangers and volunteers are ready to answer your questions and assist with your orientation to the park.
Museum exhibits located on the second floor of the visitor center include interactive displays, historical artifacts, and numerous vignettes related to the Battle of Monocacy.
The Museum Store, located in the Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center, is your first stop for books, DVD's, audio battlefield tours, postcards and other items that will make your visit to Monocacy a memory to last. The Museum Store is open during regular visitor center hours and operated by the nonprofit Western Maryland Interpretive Association, store proceeds directly benefit Monocacy National Battlefield.
Visit the official online store or call 301- 432-4329 for information on books, maps, DVD's, and other merchandise offered by the Museum Store.
Auto Tour and Walking Trails
Pick up a park Map and Guide at the visitor center for information and directions on the self-guided battlefield auto tour and walking trails. The 6 mile auto tour through the battlefield has 5 stops and begins at the visitor center.
Several self-guided walking trails are available at Monocacy National Battlefield. Some provide scenic walks while others interpret phases of the Battle of Monocacy.
Programs and Activities
Programs vary throughout the year. A variety of programs are offered by park rangers and at special events in coordination with Living History volunteers. Call 301-662-3515 for information on ranger programs. Upcoming special events may be found on the park calendar.
If you are planning a visit to Monocacy National Battlefield with a group or community organization and would like a ranger-led tour, please call 301-662-3515.
If you are a teacher planning a visit with your class, visit Plan a Field Trip for information about the park's field trip programs.