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

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November 11, 2019
Margaret W
Twice a day there is a flag ceremony, one in the AM and one at 4 PM to change out the flags. The docents give people the opportunity to participate in lowering and raising the flags and do a live...
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November 11, 2019
j-264
My husband has a senior pass from the National Parks so we figured we were going to use it today after viewing the grounds & seeing this historic park which one could & some do use for jogging around...
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November 10, 2019
GV27OCMD
Home of the 1814 battle that gave birth to our national anthem, but because it was re fortified as an active military installation during the civil war and the surrounding land even used as a medical...