It's been a few years since we visited but we loved the visitor center and walking the paths the CW soldiers fought on
About Monocacy National Battlefield
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We found this Civil war battlefield to be somewhat small but it's importance to the war was important in that Washington the Capitol at the time had been left unprotected and the confederate move to take the Capitol was thwarted here and a big Union...More
Civil War buffs with a couple of spare hours shouldn’t miss this place. The museum is well-maintained and interesting - a variety of exhibits - and the quick auto tour gives you insight into an interesting Civil War battle. Our family enjoyed it.
This is a great way to see how they fought the war-- walking from field to farm, across rivers and hills. Wonderful historical park, well curated
A surprisingly important battle and a nice battle to follow on this battlefield tour. We did the driving tour using our phone to hear the narration. There are hiking trails at some of the stops and short walks to places to view the site. Well...More
The museum in the Visitors Center is nice. It closes at 5PM, and there is no entrance fee. We recommend buying the CD for an audio tour of the rest of the battlefield. I recommend allowing two hours for your visit.
It is an interesting tour. The bottom floor has the park rangers and a bookstore. The top floor has exhibits, maps and pictures with narratives. There are walking trails available.
We stopped on our way into dc. Rest stop! Lots of history, well done visitors center. I don't remember reading about this battle in history in school but we loved it! Had no idea how it changed history! Driving tour is well marked with info.