Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Overview / Map of Fort McHenry

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine? Fort McHenry is located in Baltimore, Maryland. Click for directions. How long should I plan for my visit? A visit usually takes two hours. Are pets permitted in the park? Pets must be leashed and attended or otherwise physically restrained at all ...

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In A Nutshell

Operating Hours & Seasons Grounds: Daily, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Fort and Visitor Center: Daily, 8:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M. Summer Hours (May 31 to September 1, 2008): Park: Daily, 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Star Fort: Daily, 8:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M. Visitor Center: Daily, 8:00 A.M. ...

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Visitor Services

Visitor Centers Fort McHenry Open Daily, 8 A.M.-4:45 P.M. Summer Hours (June 2 - September 3, 2007): Daily, 8 A.M.-7:45 P.M. Phone 410/962-4290 Location Near the park entrance. Exhibits Exhibits, model of the Star Fort and a movie theater featuring the film, "The Defense of ...

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Planning Your Visit

Welcome Visitors to Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine should begin at the Visitor Center. A short orientation film, The Defense of Fort McHenry, is shown three times per hour: on the hour; twenty minutes after the hour; and twenty minutes till the hour throughout the day. Restrooms, exhibits ...

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