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
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 2374 reviews
January 9, 2017
Lauren S
Fort McHenry is a great place to see a beautiful view of Charm City while learning about the Battle of Baltimore & FSKey's penning of the National Anthem! This site is well-kept, educational, & fun.
January 7, 2017
We live in the area but hadn't visited in a long time. Enjoyed everything about the monument, from the informative visitor center, touring the fort and strolling the grounds. I actually relearned...
January 6, 2017
Bernardo F
A great historical stop for sure. If you're in the area, or are a fan of historic forts, this one is a nice one. Lots of history, it's well maintained and lots of green space and indoor information...