• 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.

Accessibility

The Visitor Center is accessible to people using wheelchairs and features a closed-captioned orientation film. The fort is mostly accessible. The fort interior features repeating messages activated by motion detectors. You may call the park on TTY through Maryland Relay 1-800-735-2258 or (within Maryland 711).

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.