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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March 13, 2019
Paul S
We started in the Visitors Center and saw the film of the historical battle that took place here in 1814 that led to the lyrics of the US National Anthem. The film was very well done, and gave a...
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March 12, 2019
Did not know too much about the history of the Fort apart from link to Star Spangled Banner. Was fortunate enough to arrive at time of flag raising and it was a memorable experience to be part of...
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March 6, 2019
Cheri D
We visited on a cold February day and only spent a little time here because of the cold, but felt it was worth the short visit. The park is not large as are most National Parks, but the waterfront...