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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Excellent to visit on a sunny day

Go walk around this beautiful park on a sunny day, lay in the grass, take in the historical... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Kelsey H
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Baltimore, Maryland
One of Baltimore's Best Kept Secrets

Fort McHenry is always a great visit, whether you tour the Fort or just walk the grounds. There's... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Richard B
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Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Go walk around this beautiful park on a sunny day, lay in the grass, take in the historical markers, look out over the water, etc. It's a very relaxing park, never too crowded, always worth the trip.

Thank Kelsey H
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Fort McHenry is always a great visit, whether you tour the Fort or just walk the grounds. There's always a breeze, as the Fort juts out into the harbor; so, it's a great escape on hot summer days. The Parks folks are really knowledgeable, and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place has a wonderful view of the bay , you can take the water taxi into Baltimore if you want and there's lots of History here Great learning experience .

Thank jimhalethorpe
Reviewed 30 August 2016

So glad we spent an afternoon touring Fort McHenry. Very educational whether you are a history buff or not. I highly recommend that this is the first thing to see when in Baltimore. Touring this historic site brought tears to my eyes. Make sure you...More

Thank Precocious
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Good short intro movie before walking the actual grounds of the Fort. Photos, artifacts and stories all contribute to a wonderful awareness of moments of our nation's development. children help with the raising of the great American flag with people in period costumes. Actual remains...More

Thank 918margaretmm
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Anyone who loves history and the history of our country should definitely stop here! The view are awe inspiring and you get chills thinking about all the history of our country that happened there!

1  Thank Eapenn2232
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a must see attraction. The tour by park rangers alone is worth the visit. The massive flag they use is eye opening and the hands on experience brings it all home. In the visitors center they have the best multimedia presentation you'll ever...More

1  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Fort McHenry is a must stop when in Baltimore. The history and background of the fort is extremely interesting and there's a lot of it shared here. To truly know history you should walk the same path...lots paths to walk and lots of knowledge to...More

1  Thank ArielleVW
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This site and its museum and exhibits tell a wonderful story of the fortress. Make sure to go up to the fort and see the buildings and view from the walls.

1  Thank Sami L
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great place to visit. The history is well presented with different presentations. The culmination of the film portion ends with the curtains opening to show the American Flag flying in all its glory over the fort. I never felt as American as I did at...More

1  Thank Phylzy
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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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Lizajane22
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.
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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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