Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine Photo
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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2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Concessions
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by Alicia_JA

April 06, 2024


Incredible History on the Patapsco River

What amazing history! The grounds are beautiful and the fort is well maintained. The NPS rangers were friendly and the visitor center is comfortable and has a great museum and gift shop. By chance...

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Rated 5 by CatherineCello

April 04, 2024


Absolutely wonderful, even for young kids

I was looking forward to going here and it was so much better than I expected! The visitors center is very nice and they have interactive guide books for the kids that were fun. The kids also get a...

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Rated 5 by glN4724DX

March 29, 2024


Learned A Lot

I went during the last week of March so the cherry blossoms were in bloom which were beautiful. They had a video in the visitor center and then I went on a 30 minute tour which was included in the...

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