Phoenix Shot Tower (1828)

801 E. Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202 Get Directions
Phone: 410-605-2964
Phoenix Shot Tower
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Built in 1828, the tower was the tallest building in the U.S. until 1846 and annually manufactured 2.5 million pounds of "drop" shot.

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 20 reviews
November 9, 2016
2005-travel-lover
This is a quick side-trip but you should stop and read the plaques because it is so unusual. After seeing it from afar so many times, it was nice to go up and take a good long look.
October 22, 2016
Wanderlust777
Truly fascinating story is well presented inside -- about how the tower was constructed, how it was used to make shot, and how the city rallied to save it from demolition in the 1920s. This is a...
March 26, 2016
bLiselotte
We walked by this afternoon after visiting the flag museum. It reminded me of a round red Washington monument. It stands over the Police memorial. Unfortunantly it was not open.