Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 Get Directions
Phone: 410-962-4290
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.
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Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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August 14, 2018
I enjoyed my visit to Fort McHenry very much, the park service did just about everything right here but I am a tough grader and there wasn't much chance of them getting a 5 because of the limited...
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August 13, 2018
The War of 1812 is often lost between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, but it is significant on its own. Visiting the fort helps to fill in the blanks in historical knowledge. The park...
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August 12, 2018
I have visited several Revolution and Civil war Forts over my lifetime, and many of them are the same. What sets this one apart is the story/film you learn about how the star spangled banner was...