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. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman. NOTE: Operations may be impacted by COVID-19, please check website for more info.


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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 Aerowing

September 08, 2021


Wonderful Place To. See

This fort is a great piece of American history. Everyone should be able to get a chance to visit it at least once in their lifetime. It’s easy to get to,, actually there’s a free bus that stops in...

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Rated 5 by An0nyMs

September 08, 2021


Visitor Center open, bring/buy your flag for the flagpole

The visitor center was open the day after Labor Day. Don't miss the exhibits inside... they give a meaningful and inspiring intro to the fort. If you bring your own US flag or buy one in the gift...

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Rated 5 by 990abbym

September 02, 2021


Wonderful fort to visit

Loved it there. So much history, the short video was wonderful and the fort was awesome. You can buy the tickets from the gift shop inside the visitor center for $15 each or purchase online. There’s...

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