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.
ADA Accessible
Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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February 6, 2019
John S
Finally had a place to let the kids go crazy in Baltimore and learn something as well. We bought the park passes and gave them to relatives (they could use them many times in the year). Awesome...
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February 3, 2019
I have sung the National Anthem at a large variety of events, and have often heard the flag-folding story about how Francis Scott Key, watching the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War...
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February 3, 2019
Joe M
History buffs could spend a lot of time here. Well maintained. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Regular events. A little out of the way, and the entrance path is very long.