Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 Get Directions
Phone: 410-962-4290
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
Description
The Fort's successful defense during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814 inspired the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Film, interpretive programs, living history, special events.
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 2660 reviews
July 26, 2017
stephp1508
Be sure you do the intro video because this is a must before you go see the fort. The flag raising at 10 was an absolute must see. Ask questions and watch the videos through the exhibits in the fort...
July 26, 2017
Loriebri
Wow! For a person who even knows the bare minimum of the United States' history, this place is a must see! It is the site where Francis Scott Key witnessed the flag still there that prompted the...
July 25, 2017
Cammy56
It is a small but very historic fort. Many activities going on and very interesting. The history behind this great battle and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner is well worth trip.