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Fort McHenry National Monument

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
+1 410-962-4290
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Impressive Monument

We took the water taxi to Ft. McHenry during our recent first stay in Baltimore to attend a... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Portland, Maine
Very interesting

and easy to get to by ferry. Make sure you take the ferry over because if you don't you can't take... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Terry M
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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
+1 410-962-4290
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We took the water taxi to Ft. McHenry during our recent first stay in Baltimore to attend a wedding. The monument has a very informative visitors center with helpful, pleasant staff. It was especially impressive at the end of the video about Ft. McHenry when...More

1  Thank jcmillhouse
Reviewed 25 August 2016

and easy to get to by ferry. Make sure you take the ferry over because if you don't you can't take the ferry back.

1  Thank Terry M
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great period drum and bugle show. Lots of room to walk but very little shade so be prepared. Period activities for the children like games of colonial times and kite making. If you're introducing youngsters to American history there's nothing better then standing in the...More

1  Thank GGWags
Reviewed 24 August 2016

History fans will love this monument. Please make time to view the video in the visitor's center before walking the grounds. You will be glad you did.

Thank Davidgbowman
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went to Fort McHenry in the summer of 2015 & went back again two weeks ago to see it again. There is so much to see & learn, with awesome knowledgeable to answer any questions.

Thank hockeymom921
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I hadn't been to Ft McHenry since the 4th grade. It reminded me about how much American history I've forgotten. Very interesting, educational and I have to say that I enjoyed it much more this time. Great for families with kids and / or history...More

Thank Jim1st2003
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It was clean and nicely kept Fort. I liked the Ranger talk, he had a great sense of humor and tried to make it entertaining. The Fort was small and not much to see, can spend max an hour.

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've lived in Baltimore since 1979 and May 2016 was my first time here--what took me so long?? This is a must for history buffs since it was a pivotal place in the War of 1812. The Visitor's Center provides a good overview of the...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great historical site to visit. It is well-maintained. The staff and volunteers are very knowledgeable. There are numerous demonstrations throughout the day which are enjoyable to view and participate in. I would highly recommend visiting this historical monument and park.

Thank kwesterlund
Reviewed 23 August 2016

DO NOT miss the opportunity to visit the historic origination of the Star Spangled Banner and the continued success of our nation created and sustained by God. Historic facts come to life.. Only time US was invaded by foreigners, God's miracles withstood the battle. 200...More

Thank Dan M
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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.