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    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Special Operating Hours during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014

    The park will have special operating hours during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014. Please visit this link for more information: More »

  • Road Closures and Mass Transit options during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014

    There will be road closures during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014. Mass transit will be required & all visitors will pass through a security checkpoint prior to entering Fort McHenry. Please visit this link for more information: More »

A New Visitor Center - Track the Progress

The building exterior is nearly complete.
The building exterior is nearing completion.
 

Briefing Statement - Fort McHenry’s 5,700 square-foot visitor center was built in 1964 to accommodate 250,000 visitors annually.

A Star-Spangled Groundbreaking - On April 27th, key elected officials, NPS leaders, architects and construction contractors, poised, shovel ready, to break ground for a new visitor center.

Photo Gallery - View the construction progress of the new Visitor Center.

Did You Know?

The honorary colonel reviews the troops.

Each Fort McHenry Tattoo honors a distinguished person from the area, bestowing upon that individual the title "Honorary Colonel of the Fort McHenry Guard."