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
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Rated 5 by John S

October 24, 2021

John S

Great 2 hour visit

Great place, easy walk. They had signs explaining a lot and the fort is well maintained. Just walking around the area was nice. The museum at the entrance had some good stuff too.

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Rated 5 by abigalen

October 20, 2021


Peaceful fort

We loved spending the morning here. Hard to even imagine war in such a lovely, peaceful location. The park Rangers were very helpful. The guide dressed in period clothing was enthusiastic...

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Rated 5 by Q5993OOak

October 16, 2021



Had a super good time . We had a volunteer name john Sewell who was absolutely wonderful. We learned a ton, we really enjoyed his presentation

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