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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August 14, 2019
We only had about 1.5 hours to experience the fort. I definitely want to go back again to see the rest of the guided tours. Movie was informative and we managed to get the flag tour which was...
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August 12, 2019
I had like 90 minutes to enjoy this historic fort and need to go back. Do watch the movie - I learned a lot in 10 minutes. I won't tell you how it ends but it is striking and very different...
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August 10, 2019
We took our kids here for a little picnic. Beautiful grounds and great view. Great for kids to play and run around. The gentle breeze provided relief on what was a very hot day.