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Relax In Boutique Baltimore, MD Hotels Near Fort Mchenry

Go back in time and immerse in American history at the Fort Mchenry. History buffs are in for a treat when they visit the historic site that led to the heartfelt lyrics of America's national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott. Soak up beautiful views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor as you learn about the British attack during the war of 1812 and its success in defending Baltimore. Tour the museum and watch an informational video about the fort bombardment. Catch the changing of the flag ceremony at 4pm where you'll also be able to listen to a historical account before it begins. Wear comfortable walking shoes to walk around the grounds and take advantage of the ample photo opportunities. Bring the family or your loved one to enjoy the site's fun things to do for free if your children are under 15.


Prices -

Adults (16+): $10; Children (Under 15): Free

Hours -

 Open from Monday - Sunday 9am - 5pm


  • Star-Spangled Spectacular Reception
  • Defenders' Day Weekend
  • 6th Annual Fort McHenry Crab Feast


  • Self-guided tours
  • Picnics
  • Flag ceremony
  • Museum
  • Scenic walks
  • Events


  • Are there any places to eat at Fort McHenry?

    No, however, you're more than welcome to pack a lunch and enjoy a leisure picnic in the designated picnic areas near the main entrance gate. There are vending machines outside the Visitor and Education Center where you can buy snacks and drinks.
  • Is there anything to do near Fort McHenry?

    Make a day out of visiting Fort McHenry by also visiting nearby attractions including the Flag House & Star Spangled Banner Museum, the Maryland Historical Society Museum, and the USS Constellation Museum when you're in the beautiful harbor of Baltimore.

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