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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Oh say can you see!!!

The site of our battle with the British which inspired FRANCIS SCOTT KEY to write our Nation... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greg S
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Pensacola
Good memory refresher

Had been to fort years before, but do not remember it as well presented as it was on our recent... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David L
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Houston, Texas, Usa
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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 2 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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

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Reviewed 5 days 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 5 days 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank specialed2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sun was out at the last day of November so we had a lovely walk around the fort. I found the exhibit very well constructed and educational. The staff and volunteers were very friendly and helpful, explaining interesting details that one might otherwise overlook.

Thank Sigrid T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend some time here it’s worth it. About 2 hours will do. Unlike many other forts around the east coast, This landmark is perfectly preserved and many of the structures have either been maintained or have been reconstructed. You can even go into the magazines...More

Thank Penguinator13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth going here once because of its historic significance. The downside is the fort is rather barren. There are a few cannons and small exhibits, but otherwise not much to see. The surrounding Baltimore harbor / Chesapeake Bay area is industrial, so there...More

Thank poirot8345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re into history, you will like it. They have kids activities too. Fantastic view of the water and nice grounds. If you’re staying local, you can run or walk by the water for free. Benches there too and people having picnics. I think it’s...More

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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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