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. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman. NOTE: Operations may be impacted by COVID-19, please check website for more info.
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine Photo


Daily, 9am-5pm
Summer: 9am-6pm
closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.


2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore MD 21230
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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 3 by Jimbo18slice

November 23, 2020


Good for a quick walk

Fort is closed due to covid, can only walk around with underwhelming views of the fort and dirty bay water packed with big ships. Would love to go back and go inside the fort.

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Rated 5 by jessiema54

September 12, 2020


Learning and having fun

We took the grandkids here last fall. We had so much fun learning about the history of Baltimore and Fort McHenry. The boys loved seeing the cannons and jail. We enjoyed the videos and seeing the...

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Rated 2 by Signs123

September 09, 2020


Huge Disappointment

Visitor center was closed. Well in to the month of September and people are still having to put up with this foolishness. A huge disappointment and total waste of time. Vice President Pence recently...

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