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Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

71 locals recommend
Location
2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone+1 410-962-4290
Websitenps.gov
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM
Credit Cards
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Tips from locals

Laura
Laura
June 18, 2019
Another cool historical site to check out.
Amy
Amy
April 21, 2019
For McHenry is a historic American coastal pentagonal bastion fort located in the locust point neighborhood of Baltimore. It is best known for its role in the war of 1812, when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy from the Chesapeake bay on September 13-14,…
Victor
Victor
March 31, 2019
Anyone interested in a key piece of American history should visit Fort McHenry. It has a very good visitor’s center describing the central event — the British attack during the War of 1812 — that spawned the National Anthem. Excellent videos and descriptive exhibits continue in the barracks within…
Tricia
Tricia
February 09, 2019
Home of the Star Spangled Banner. A short 10-minute orientation film is shown every half hour beginning at 9:05 am. Restrooms, exhibits, and a gift shop are also located in the building.
Ronald
Ronald
January 02, 2019
Historical landmark rich with storied background and significance