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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Got to watch the video

Really a great visit and amazing views of the harbor and great museum as well with great artifacts... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
SG_MD2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Fort Henry is a history buffs paradise that pulls at the patriotic strings in your heart..It was a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
James S
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Norman, Oklahoma
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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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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Really a great visit and amazing views of the harbor and great museum as well with great artifacts, etc. I really encourage both adults and kids to watch the video, worth the wait in my opinion, especially if it's a nice day

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Fort Henry is a history buffs paradise that pulls at the patriotic strings in your heart..It was a very en-lighting and beautiful day spending time remembering all that came before adn the sacrifices made..

Thank James S
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I strongly encourage all to visit Fort McHenry and try to time it so you can see, and perhaps even take part in, the flag raising cerimony. Interesting reminder of our history and the birth of our national anthem some 202 years ago. The grounds...More

Thank 1984TM
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Baltimore for a quick weekend getaway. Took the water taxi to Fort McHenry. Great place to learn about the war of 1812 and the history of the American Flag🇺🇸

Thank SLS105
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Took the water taxi to visit the park. There is an entrance fee if you want to go into the fort (which we didn't feel we needed to do). It was a nice clean and spacious park. History buffs will love this park. Would recommend...More

Thank danamp
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The very informative movie on the British attack on Fort McHenry is a must see. There was also a talk on the American Flag which is another must see. Beautiful place to walk on the water. Take the water taxi out there from the harbor

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for something fun and patriotic to do on the 4th we found our way to Fort McHenry at the downtown harbor in Baltimore. They had plenty of parking . I think it was free. The renenactments and costumes were fantastic and the tour of...More

Thank susanlX2981TS
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It's a great place to walk around with the kids, took a 3 & 8 year old, and they had a blast wandering through the buildings and pretending they were making plans. there isn't a ton of interactive things, but they loved it anyway. perfect...More

Thank Christy N
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Start at the Visitors center with 10-minute film then take a self guided tour and explore the birthplace of the American National Anthem. This American coastal fort was especially interesting to me as an Midweterner.

Thank IrishLady8
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Give this venue the time and place in your heart it so richly deserves. The Star Spangled Banner lyrics are wholly understandable given when you'll see, and F.S. Key's query to us these years later. America almost ceased to exist here, and this place is...More

Thank Mark G
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GIRLJP
22 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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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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