Visitor Center

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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 (East All Saints Street Parking Garage at 125 E. All Saints Street, Frederick, is the closest parking garage to the Frederick Visitor Center)
  • 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 with welcome bags 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