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 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...
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November 10, 2019
sallynicol
A great sense of history . Excellent museum , film show and an ability to take a tour or wonder around at your own pace. Accessible by a local community bus that is free of charge
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November 9, 2019
Chelsea M
This is a fort from 1812 that is beautifully maintained. The video you watch before to the fort was informative and interesting. I recommend coming here to explore and learn about nation's history...