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
Admission/Tickets Required
Concessions
Family-Friendly
Free Parking
Pet-Friendly
Weddings

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August 20, 2019
yardranger
If you go to Baltimore you have to go to Fort McHenry. They had men dressed up in period Uniforms giving a musket demonstration along with live Fife and Drum. You can buy flags in the gift shop to...
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August 18, 2019
twilhelm24
I visited with a buddy of mine the other weekend. We took a water taxi that gives a unique view of the harbor. The park is huge and well cared for. I suggest following the tour schedule as the...
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August 18, 2019
R C
Perhaps because of the history, Fort McHenry is a favorite national monument (I've been here at least 3 times). This time, I noticed that the film shown in the visitors' center had been updated to...