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Wonderful historical experience

Great place to take the family for a historic experience of flag-raising, cannon fire and time... read more

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Great history experience

Very well presented. Strongly recommend viewing the 10 minute movie and changing of the flags... read more

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Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.
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2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to take the family for a historic experience of flag-raising, cannon fire and time period dress. In depth details of the significance of Ft McHenry and the battle.

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Reviewed yesterday

Very well presented. Strongly recommend viewing the 10 minute movie and changing of the flags. Displays and history of fort for 200 years. Must do on your visit to Baltimore.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The rangers are accessible and knowledgeable. The fort is very well preserved. The exhibits and intro film are very well done.

Thank ghengiscon27604
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you go to visit the monument, do not skip the visitor center. Inside you will watch a short film about the Battle of Baltimore. Just when I thought it could not be more patriotic, the screen lifted and it showed the flag waving on...More

Thank Lawdrum
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the video with the story behind the Star Spangled Banner. Several of the displays looked interesting, but I was tired by the time I got there and failed to really look at them.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at Fort McHenry. It is a definite must do if you like history. They had a fun drum demonstration going on while we were there.

Thank Zien28
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way from Philadelphia to DC we decided to stop off at Fort McHenry and were pleasantly surprised. It is nicely restored and comfortable to walk around and thru. There were interpreters around to explain the guns and signage was helpful. The video presentation...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly enjoyed visiting Fort McHenry. Beautiful grounds, watch the movie, learded something new about the history of the USA.

Thank hawaii481
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the train from our hotel to the inner harbor then caught a city bus to the fort. We got there in time to help with the raising of the 1/2 size replica of Francis Scott Key's "Star Spangled Banner" Totally moving experience for...More

Thank Taildragger-J3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking the paths that are a part of our history always gives me a shiver. But, here, at Fort McHenry, the film takes you back to the pivotal era of the war of 1812, the history behind the Star Spangled Banner, and then the screen...More

Thank Jeff E
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Response from mdaley2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the fort is open today. Normal working hours
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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.