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
Description
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.
Hours
Daily, 9am-5pm; Summer: 9am-6pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
Amenities
ADA Accessible
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July 11, 2019
GallosTravels
A crown jewel in the park service’s repertoire. We arrived for the flag raising ceremony which was probably the best part of the day. A park ranger gave an excellent speech before. The exhibits are...
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July 10, 2019
Angie_P_OH
Before touring, be certain to watch the video in the visitor center all the way to the very end! You could easily spend a couple of hours here!
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July 9, 2019
Allegany
In addition to offering a lot of History, Fort McHenry has spacious grounds to walk and enjoy the activity of the Baltimore harbor. The Information Center has a short film that helps you understand...