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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Excellent -great history

The National Monument is located in the park. Access to the park is free apart from the visit to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Amazing place to visit!

This is a definite must when visiting Baltimore. It is an awesome educational experience. We took... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The National Monument is located in the park. Access to the park is free apart from the visit to the Fort -but that's the main event and very much worth $10. You will see a short film about the forts history and the origins of...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed yesterday

This is a definite must when visiting Baltimore. It is an awesome educational experience. We took the water taxi, only draw back is long wait during busy season. Great interaction with actors portraying "characters" from the time period. Very moving and patriotic. Really appreciate our...More

Thank Cubfans
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful patriotic site to visit. It's well preserved. There's an informative movie to watch in the visitors center before you go on and explore the Fort. You learn the history of the Star Spangled Banner and the war of 1812. It is fascinating to walk...More

Thank SusanS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fort McHenry is a gem just ten minutes from downtown Baltimore. Besides being a beautiful spot with great harbor views the history is amazing. The staff brings the story of the fort and the bravery of the defenders to life. This is a must see...More

1  Thank G6021SImarkb
Reviewed 4 days ago

THis was our first tourist stop when coming to visit my sister who lives here. We brought 2 adults and 3 kids (ages 14,12 and 5). THE MOVIE IS A MUST SEE. You will never listen to the Star APangled Banner again without thinking of...More

1  Thank searching_simpsons
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here from England. Learnt a lot about history. The grounds are worth a visit. We travelled there by public transport.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were glad that we took the time to visit this place. It is a must visit to feel and experience the history of the founding of the Nation. We would definitely visit it again, as their were parts of the Fort that were being...More

Thank phil1450
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must do visit for anyone with even a remote interest in our national heritage! Take a guided tour to best understand the history. Watch the movie to understand the national significance. Walk the grounds to experience the solace of a personal connection.

Thank pmully
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful place to enjoy for all ages. You take a water taxi to reach it and stay as long as you like. Just seeing it and learning all about what happened there is awesome.

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a nice place to visit to soak up some history. The location itself is wonderful and fun to visit.

Thank goingbeachy
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22 May 2017|
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Response from bjanavice | Reviewed this property |
Purchase a National Parks Pass for $10.00 if you are over 62 years of age. Gets you and up to 4 additional guests (I think) into every National Park for free. Best ten bucks we ever spent!
12 March 2017|
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Response from Latrish J | Reviewed this property |
3 hours is plenty of time. we were there for about an hour.
Dorothy M
28 February 2017|
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Response from Christina T | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't have any scooters, or motorized vehicles. I to have problems getting around. I have taken my power chair there. It gets into most of the places, but it can't get into some parts of the fort.