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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Very Informative with modern amenities

Since we were in Baltimore for a day before flying home, we braved a light snow storm and visited... read more

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A must stop!

Very interesting and educational experience with the family. Under 16 free. All ages will... read more

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

Since we were in Baltimore for a day before flying home, we braved a light snow storm and visited the fort. The main video presentation was very informative - please sit and be awed by the dramatic ending. There were various modes of presentations (videos...More

Thank Disneylovers
Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting and educational experience with the family. Under 16 free. All ages will appreciate the historic location. Moving inspirational film showing every half hour. Definitely worth a stop when in the area and worth driving in from outside too!

Thank Rebecca349
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend visiting the Fort McHenry National Monument. Would love to come back in spring when they do re-enactments.

Thank NeneDeb
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place really is worth a visit if you are in Baltimore - to see the place which inspired the national anthem - impressive even for a Brit like me

Thank AlanP00le
Reviewed 1 week ago

The site of our battle with the British which inspired FRANCIS SCOTT KEY to write our Nation Anthem! A must see for every AMERICAN!

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been to fort years before, but do not remember it as well presented as it was on our recent visit. Guides were excellent at explaining events leading up to writing of our National Anthem. Building displays can great picture of what life was life...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend the day learning about the important history of our country while taking in gorgeous views on the water. Wander around the fort exploring while talking to guides in period dress. The soldiers will answer questions about the uniforms and firearms. Watch the cannons go...More

1  Thank u2girl612
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved visiting here. What a wonderful historical site. Very sobering to realize what took place here so long ago in our history. Plan to take as long as you can and enjoy it. Friendly folks. Nice gift shop.

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived in the Baltimore area for over 25 years, I finally went to check it out. It's not like a lot of people have recommended going but since it is full of history and nearby, I finally wanted to see for myself. If history...More

Thank Columbia_Ted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This places a lot of fun if you don't mind walking. I really like the cannons and the wonderful view.

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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.
11 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
27 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.