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 21 reviews
March 24, 2017
tressed
We walked to the Shot tower because we could see it from everywhere. Well, heck! It sure is tall! And - really interesting "what is it." I'm not going to tell you - but - read. Again: I was not...
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...