Antietam Battlefield Guide Tour Programs & Rates
Highlight Tour (2 hours): This tour is designed for those with young children or people on a tight schedule, and will cover the Cornfield, Sunken Road and Burnside Bridge overlook.
1-10 people: $65.00 per 2 hours
11-29 people: $120.00 per 2 hours
30+ people: $140.00 per 2 hours
Standard Tour (3 hours): This is our standard tour and includes an introduction to the Maryland Campaign at the Visitors Center as well as stops at the Cornfield, Sunken Road and Burnside Bridge. It is designed for individuals or groups seeking general knowledge of the battle and the battlefield. This tour is comparable to our old 2.5 hour tour although it is now 3 hours long.
1-10 people: $95.00
11-29 people: $170.00
30+ people: $200.00
Extended Tour (4 hours): This tour is designed for those visitors interested in exploring the battlefield in greater depth. It includes all parts of the Standard Tour however time is built in for additional stops or extended time at the 3 Standard Tour stops. Note: Walk-ins are not available for Extended Tours.
1-10 people: $120.00
11-29 people: $220.00
30+ people: $260.00
Antietam Plus Tour (6 hours): This 6 hour tour includes a Standard Tour of Antietam and a trip to one other battlefield, of the visitor’s choice, associated with the Maryland Campaign (either Harpers Ferry or South Mountain). All Antietam Plus tours originate at the Antietam Battlefield Visitors Center. Note: Walk-ins are not available for Antietam Plus Tours.
1-10 people: $205.00
11-29 people: $325.00
30+ people: $385.00
Campaign Tour (8 hours): The Campaign Tour covers all three battlefields of the Maryland Campaign (Antietam, South Mountain & Harpers Ferry). The tour originates at Antietam and travels to South Mountain and Harpers Ferry to explore the battles that preceded America’s bloodiest day. After touring South Mountain & Harpers Ferry you return to Antietam for the 3 hour Standard Tour. Note: Walk-ins are not available for the Campaign Tour.
1-10 people: $265.00
11-29 people: $425.00
30+ people: $505.00
Walk-in service: Walk-in service is available, during park operating hours (dawn to dusk), on a first come first serve basis for the 2 hour Family Tour and the 3 hour Standard Tour, however with walk-in service a guide cannot be guaranteed. To guarantee a guide, make a reservation in advance of your visit to Antietam. For reservations, call toll-free at 1-866-461-5180 or 301-432-4329 during business hours (9:00-5:00 EST) to book a tour or to inquire further about our guide service.
Customized Tours: If you are interested in a particular part of the battlefield or a specific unit or if you have an ancestor who fought at Antietam guides are available to provide a Customized Tour for you of two, three or four length. Walk-in tours are not available for Customized Tours.
Hiking or Biking Tours: We also offer hiking and biking tours geared toward youth and school groups. Walk-in tours are not available for Hiking and Biking Tours.
A guide can be booked online, during checkout choose “No shipping for Tour/Donation/or Antietam Partner” as your shipping method. The shipping information page includes a space to fill in the date and time of your tour.
Your guide will drive your vehicle during the tour so please allow one seat open.
If a tour group arrives after the scheduled tour start time, and has not informed the guide they will be late, the tour guide may choose to leave. If this occurs, tour fees will not be refunded.
Check the guide biographies at our website. If there is a particular guide you are interested in securing, let the bookstore employee know that.