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.
Daily, 9am-5pm; Summer: 9am-6pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
ADA Accessible
Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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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...
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March 7, 2020
Visited the Baltimore area during President’s weekend, as the kids wanted to go to the aquarium, but us parent’s made them come to Fort McHenry first. This is a national treasure that will make...
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February 27, 2020
My 13yo son said "I feel so happy that I know so much more about our flag and the history there." Movie is a must see and give yourself time to walk around--even on a wet day we were so glad we went!