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 Dodgersfan78

July 15, 2024


Beautiful piece of history!

We visited the fort because we love US history. It was a beautiful experience! The video at the beginning is great, and all the exhibits have great information. In spite of the record-breaking heat...

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Rated 5 by kelliplansitall

June 12, 2024


Very Cool Historical Site

The museum & fort are both really cool to explore. There is an uphill walk between them, so be prepared for that. The fort has lots of indoor and outdoor areas to explore and has a great view of the...

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Rated 5 by williamrU6309HK

May 29, 2024


Oh say can you see?

If you're an American you must visit Ft McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Flag raising ceremony every mourning at 10 AM. Park Rangers give a talk and are available for questions. Be sure...

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