Antietam National Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour
Culture & history

Antietam National Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

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£8.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Embark on an adventure that brings this historic battle to life
  • The Battle of Antietam was the first major battle of the American Civil War to be fought on Northern soil
  • Feel the poignancy of the sacrifices made on the single bloodiest day in American history during the Civil War
What to expect

Welcome to your very own personalized driving tour of Antietam Battlefield at Sharpsburg is a town, Maryland! Get to know The American Civil War and one of its most important historical locations. The Battle of Antietam was fought on what is now Antietam National Battlefield, in the vicinity of Antietam Creek.
This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore the Antietam Battlefield with maximum flexibility and value. Begin the tour of Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center. Simply follow the set route in the app and be sure to download the Action Tour Guide app beforehand (check your email for the link) so that you can start walking as soon as you arrive and drive through the famous Mumma Farm and Cemetery. Get to know the famous Piper Farm and get to know its bloody skirmishes.
Explore the Hawkins’ Zouaves Monument a place that honors the men of the 9th New York. This unit nearly succeeded in breaking the final Confederate line. As your tour wraps up, you’ll end with the strange delectables of Antietam National Cemetery with this driving tour.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Self-guided tour taken via the app
    • Unique password (sent by email) for access to the app
    • Live GPS map on your phone
    • Audio narration
    • Written text explanations
    • Route from stop to stop
    • List of stops along route
    What's not included
    • Food or drinks
    • Transportation
    • Parking
    • Entry to paid attractions
    • Vehicle rentals
    Where

    5831 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg, MD 21782, USA

    Meeting point:
    Please start your experience at Dunker Church Rd.
    What to remember
    • This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The Action Tour Guide app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one
    • Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person
    • After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the Action Tour Guide app and a unique password to access the tour within the app
    • This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists
    • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms
    • This tour is valid forever - from the moment of booking. You don't need to change the booking if your travel plans change
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    Provider
    ACTION TOUR GUIDE LIMITED
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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