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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Highlight of our visit to Baltimore

So glad we took the time to visit this site so important to the history of our nation. Loved... read more

Reviewed yesterday
44statesandcounting
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Westchester, NY
Very moving!

Made our way to see Fort McHenry from the water taxi. You do not have to purchase a ticket to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
924lesaw
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Texas
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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
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+1 410-962-4290
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Reviewed yesterday

So glad we took the time to visit this site so important to the history of our nation. Loved touring the fort and reading all the information panels. Stayed for several presentations by re-enactors, very well done. Even brought a picnic lunch with us and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Made our way to see Fort McHenry from the water taxi. You do not have to purchase a ticket to experience most of the Fort. Watch a free film which was excellent and then when they raised the screen, there was our beautiful flag waving...More

Thank 924lesaw
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed our morning at Fort McHenry - well worth the $10/pp. I learned so much from the multiple exhibits and enjoyed walking about the grounds. Watching the flag changing ceremony at 10am was enjoyable as well.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great oak! I help clean it twice a year with the aquarium conservation team. It’s beautiful and great for learning some history.

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went off season but the cherry blossom trees where in full bloom! Our kids loved walking around the grounds and by the water. Great memories for first time area visit.

Thank 0Amy0
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Baltimore with our family recently and the big attraction on our agenda was Fort McHenry. It was well worth the $20 we paid (10 for adults, kids free). Do not skip the movie in the beginning. We learned a lot about Baltimore’s role...More

Thank Jackiefro
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Baltimore harbor, we made the trip to Fort McHenry. We took the docent led tour. It was a wonderful experience. The docent was knowledgeable and extremely interesting. The tour took about an hour but we would have stayed twice that long if offered....More

Thank P7455EPthomasw
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every history buff has their "must see" locations they want to visit. When we moved to Baltimore in 2001, Fort McHenry was on my list. Since we first moved here, I've visited this site numerous times. It seems every time, I find something I had...More

Thank F9657CYrobertt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View the film first. It is very well done and depicts an accurate view of why The Star Spangled Banner is so important to our country. I had the privilege of helping (along with 35+other volunteers) unfurl and raise the large flag over the fort...More

Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Baltimore April 9-13. 2018. Fort McHenry was not originally on my list of sites to see, but a friend I respect recommended it. I was simply overwhelmed at the display and the history and at how much I did not know about...More

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NANCYBRADFORD
18 February 2018|
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Response from mdaley2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the fort is open today. Normal working hours
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NANCYBRADFORD
18 February 2018|
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Response from rmacdonald115 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, don't know.
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GIRLJP
21 May 2017|
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Response from Scabshouse | Reviewed this property |
To visit the Fort is $10 per person. However we only visited the Visitor center to see the exhibit and watch the video and the grounds and that is free.
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