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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April 17, 2019
Great historical site. I was utterly amazed at this place and the historical significance. Beautiful scenery, great video at the start of the self tour- video is only about 10 minutes but is really...
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April 15, 2019
Can't tell you how much we enjoy Fort McHenry. No trip to the Inner Harbor is complete without it. Now that they charge a fee, we don't always enter the Fort, itself, but rather walk around the...
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April 14, 2019
The museum is small but free. There is a nice video/movie to watch that gives a great overview of the battle etc. there is a cost to go to the fort. Children 16 or u see are free. There is a ton of...