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. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.
Daily, 9am-5pm; Summer: 9am-6pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
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February 20, 2020
Kerry G
I travel for work and try to see the sights. Even in the off season it is a great trip. I started in the Visitors Center and saw the film. At the end of the show the curtain rose, revealing the Fort...
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January 18, 2020
I walked from the Inner Harbor to Fort McHenry but missed a transition and ended up seeing Domino Sugar and Under Armor. So by the time I got to fogged-in McHenry, I almost didn’t pay the $15 to see...
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January 12, 2020
Stopped here on our way passing thru Baltimore, and so glad we did. The history of this place is amazing. Very well presented, and superb preservation. Park Rangers are very friendly and...