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Cannons and clouds at Antietam National Battlefield
Cannons on display at Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam National Battlefield is located in western Maryland, 10 miles south of Hagerstown in Washington County. The best place to start your visit is at the park visitor center. The GPS address for the visitor center is 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, Maryland, 21782. We have brochures, museum exhibits, a film, a museum store, and park rangers and volunteers on duty to help you get oriented. The battlefield is approximately 3,000 acres that you can explore in your car or by walking. Go to our things to do page for more detailed information.

School groups that would like to plan a visit, click here.

Military groups conducting professional military education in the park, click here.

Last updated: April 6, 2020

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P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782


301 432-5124

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