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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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What a great learning place for children and an inspiring place for those who are grateful for freedom.

The park is beautiful and invokes so many emotions. It gives you a true sense of what men endured... read more

Reviewed today
JAB43
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Jackson, Tennessee
Great way to spend an afternoon

Who could imagine such a beautiful and peaceful place located in the city? I was so pleasantly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ejoellem
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Baltimore, Maryland
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2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
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Reviewed today

The park is beautiful and invokes so many emotions. It gives you a true sense of what men endured to protect our country. They endured hardships of many types to give us the freedom we take for granted today. Many reproductions show us what life...More

Thank JAB43
Reviewed yesterday

Who could imagine such a beautiful and peaceful place located in the city? I was so pleasantly surprised on my visit to Fort McHenry and really blown away by the views of the water and the walking trail and beautiful land. I took my dog...More

Thank ejoellem
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even if you have a significant history background this place brings to history to life. Being able to walk the grounds and imagine the battle of 1812 going on. This Fort had been a significant part of our history not only with fighting the British...More

Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you haven't been to fells point! You must go ! They have tons of great bars , restaurants , people etc great environment to be in !

Thank daychearam
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was awesome, when you'er there you stop and think about all the historical significance of Fort McHenry you can't help but be amazed

Thank Shari F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Full of history. Exciting to be there. You could feel the past. Kids love it. Large place for them to run around. It was a great day.

Thank D505JCdiag
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time visiting Fort McHenry. It was neat to learn so much about Francis Scott Key and the Star Spangled Banner. We really enjoyed walking around the fort and seeing all of the cannons and the bunkers. It made you stop and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the site where the Star Spangled Banner was written. The Fort has a long line of history from the time of The War of 1812 to present so if you like historical places this will be good place to visit. The flag pole...More

Thank Guy M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's our history! The Flag and our Song! Who knows that story? We all should. Our kids visit D.C. Yet they don't visit here. Don't come to Baltimore and miss this important stop! Be sure to watch the video!!

Thank Scabshouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seriously. Watch the movie. It's about 10 minutes long but the memory will last forever. It almost brought me to tears. Beautiful. The fort itself is beautiful and well worth the visit and 10 bucks. An important piece of American history and very educational.

Thank ExplorerStanley
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GIRLJP
What does Fort McHenry cost
22 May 2017|
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Response from meggiegem2 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The price on the website says $10 for people 16 and up and free for 15 and under. I'll also add that the ticket is good for 7 days and you can go as many times as you want within the 7 days with the same ticket. Also... More
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Lizajane22
How much time should we budget for our visit? Is 3 hours enough? Also is there food there? Thx.
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.
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Dorothy M
I am a Senior who walks using a cane and cannot walk great distances, even though there are benches for resting. Are there any "vehicles," that would provide a tour? Some sites have "golf carts," employee driven and charge, which I would be very happy to pay for? Thank you.
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.
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