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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Great!!

I understand why this is number 2 out of best things to do! Loved it! My husband was here for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TeressaSamSawyer
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Must see if you're in Baltimore

Whether you were born here, great...and if not, that's great, too! I encourage one and all to spend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bkingjay
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Boston, Massachusetts
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
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+1 410-962-4290
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I understand why this is number 2 out of best things to do! Loved it! My husband was here for business so while he was at work I visited here!

Thank TeressaSamSawyer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whether you were born here, great...and if not, that's great, too! I encourage one and all to spend a morning (or afternoon) at this most historical location. You won't regret it. Great history happened here...and it's presented in a very nice way!

Thank bkingjay
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of the stops for our vacation. It is a few miles from the inner harbor so we opted for an Uber to take us there. We had a National Park Pass so were able to enter with no troubles. You can walk...More

Thank CheriD_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a video to watch and if the curtains in the room work, once the video is over, open up to the flag and it's quite powerful. On several occasions though, it didn't happen and I had built up "a surprise" to my guests....More

1  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a group of 50 tourists to visit the Monument. We watched the video, participated in a Ranger Talk, and the Flag Changing Ceremony. What a way to end our first day of touring the area. We also were supported by the admissions people...More

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not stay very long here and we are from the UK so I feel the patriotism was lost on us. I thought it was touching that the flag was half mast and everyone paid their respects

Thank Dawn V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan on spending some time here to see everything, and do some walking. There are ranger programs at predetermined times, but we did self guided. Given the age of this site, there is quite a bit main. tainence going on. Much of this is outside...More

Thank claborns
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love to travel. We love food, escape rooms, and history. Fort McHenry was a great place not only for the inspiration for the Star Spangled Banner, but also for the bravery of the men that manned the fort during its bombardment....More

Thank spdrprime .
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family made a day trip to Ft. McHenry with my granddaughter. It was on the July 4 and there a lot of festivities. We all had a great time.

Thank D3419FWtiffanys
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Fort McHenry late in the day, and took the last tour scheduled. After a very interesting lecture by a park ranger, we toured the fort. A highlight was the lowering of the large U.S. Flag, assisted by the assembled tour group, and...More

Thank Roysgirl2014
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GIRLJP
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!
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Lizajane22
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
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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