• The Garrison Flag flies over Fort McHenry.

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Reg. Hours Hours: September 3, 2013 - May 24, 2014

    Park: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Star Fort: 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Visitor Center: 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

For Kids

Kids can have a great time at Fort McHenry. One very popular activity is earning the Junior Ranger badge and certificate.

Plan to spend two hours with this activity.

Did You Know?

Fort McHenry Guard fires a cannon.

The Fort McHenry Guard fires a cannon for park visitors. This group of volunteers garrisons the fort on summer weekends. More...