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
On-site Motorcoach Parking
Student Group-Friendly



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July 16, 2019
Lots of history that we tend to forget and it's great to get reminded. We rode the boat taxi to the Fort. There was a great presentation and then we walked the fort and visited where everyone...
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July 16, 2019
Attended the Saturday afternoon musket demonstration. Was very informative and fun to see. They have a 10 minute movie before you enter park grounds. Nice experience.
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July 15, 2019
Dana W
We took the water taxi to Ft. McHenry. Watch the video in the visitor center before you tour the grounds. Refresh your grade school memory on the story of how our National Anthem came to be and be...