Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-962-4290

Baltimore City

Central Maryland
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.
Daily, 9am-5pm; Summer: 9am-6pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
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December 3, 2019
Scott B
This was much larger than I expected, and had a lot of nicely presented materials about how Baltimore was protected from England, the Star Spangled Banner, and most of the original buildings were...
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November 20, 2019
Gary F
What a great experience this was. Good video explaining why Fort McHenry is significant. Then the screen opened up to a view of that beautiful flag snapping in the breeze while the National Anthem...
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November 19, 2019
Although there isn’t that much to see or do, it’s still a very interesting place to visit especially for young children or adults. It’s significance to the future direction of this country speaks...