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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June 22, 2019
acostajorge44
I thought that this place was a little boring. The area you walk is large and not too interesting. The surrounding bay is not that pretty either.
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June 19, 2019
Audr112
Interesting part of history, where the "Battle Of Baltimore" was fought from during the 1812 War, which was the inspiration of the song "The Star Spangled Banner." The grounds were well kept and...
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June 19, 2019
happygeelucky2
We are geocachers and this national park was on the Cache across America (CAM) list which prompted our visit. Ft McHenry is a pentagonal fort where the War of 1812 defense against the British Navy...