Visitor Center


Information & Services

  • Less than an hour from Washington, DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg and Antietam Battlefields
  • Easy access from I-70, US 15 and I-270
  • Short-term visitor parking directly behind visitor center
  • Out of county visitors receive 3 hours of free parking in nearby parking garage
  • Bike racks
  • Souvenirs available for purchase 
  • Restrooms & water fountain
  • Downtown Frederick gift cards available for purchase at the Frederick Visitor Center
  • Accepts Mastercard, Visa, Discover & American Express for purchases

Exhibits, Film & Information

  • Beautifully renovated circa-1899 industrial warehouse boasts 2,200-square feet of interpretive exhibits
  • State of the art theater featuring our award-winning multi-screen orientation film, “A Turn of the Wheel”
  • Maps, guides and information on regional attractions and events
  • Friendly, knowledgeable Visitor Center Hosts can help suggest sites and attractions to suit your interests.

Visiting groups can take advantage of the following:

  • Designated short-term motorcoach parking directly in front for loading and unloading
  • Spacious restrooms
  • Assistance with group tour itinerary planning
  • Contact us in advance and we can provide your group a welcome bag including area maps and information

Accessibility Features

  • Orientation film is captioned and hearing assist devices are available for the film’s audio
  • Accessible parking
  • Building, including bathrooms, meet ADA guidelines


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