• The Garrison Flag flies over Fort McHenry.

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Reg. Hours Hours: May 24, 2014 - September 1, 2014

    Park: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Star Fort: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Visitor Center: 9 a.m. - 5:45 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?

A prisoner at Fort McHenry.

During the Civil War, Fort McHenry served as a prison for both political and military prisoners of war.