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. NOTE: Operations may be impacted by COVID-19, please check website for more info.
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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June 27, 2020
The visitor center is still closed, but the grounds were open to walk the trail and enjoy the beautiful day. You can see the outside of the fort area, but are unable to enter the fort or visitor...
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June 11, 2020
Good tour, good history, hands on experience. Great place to spend an afternoon with a date, or even you family!
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March 14, 2020
We all get goose bumps with" the rocket's red glare" portion of the nation anthem. It happened right in Baltimore inner harbor.... The whole shebang!!! The fortress is a national historic site and...