Pry House Field Hostpital Museum

Keedysville, MD

Where are we going?

Pry House Field Hostpital Museum
18906 Shepherdstown Pike
MD 21756


What is there to do?

You really are walking through the pages of history at Pry House Field Hospital Museum in Maryland.

Located on the Antietam National Battlefield, the Pry House Field Hospital Museum tells the story of a home that became the headquarters and a hospital during the single bloodiest day in US history: September 17, 1862.

This was a day during the Battle of Antietam, which raged within view of this property belonging to the Pry family. It was decisions that were made on this very property that shaped the lives of the soldiers, surgeons and civilians.

Do you want to learn about emergency medicine evolved during the Civil War and impacted the soldiers? Then a visit here is a must!

The Pry House Field Hospital Museum also hosts fascinating events across the year, just as living history weekends, and events that spotlight specific notable figures that lived the battle

A great insight into such an infamous moment in US history, the Pry House Field Hospital Museum is where history comes to life through seeing, feeling, smelling, and learning, which is so much more than kids could get out of reading a book. Visit and learn first hand, on the very spot that history happened!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $5

Children: $5

Discount: Free for members


Need a little extra help?

NPS considers the site to be handicap accessible.


When can we go?

11am - 5pm:

Open Thursday to Sunday from May to October, then weekends from November to December 1


Any top tips?

Photography is welcome, just turn off your flash.

I’m Hungry!

No food or drink is permitted in the property, but you can always grab something in the area or take food to enjoy after your visit - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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