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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 »

Operating Hours & Seasons

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

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Park grounds: 9 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 9 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 9 am – 5 pm

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Park grounds: 9 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 9 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 9 am – 5 pm

Monday, September 8, 2014

Park grounds: 9 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 9 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 9 am – 5 pm

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Park grounds: 7:30 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 7:30 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 7:30 am – 5 pm

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Park grounds: 6 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 8 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 8 am – 5 pm

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Park grounds: 8 am – 8 pm

Visitor Center: 8 am – 8 pm

Historic Star Fort: 8 am – 8 pm

Friday, September 12, 2014

Park grounds: 8 am – 8 pm

Visitor Center: 8 am – 8 pm

Historic Star Fort: 8 am – 8 pm

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Park grounds: 8 am – 10 pm

Visitor Center: 8 am – 8 pm

Historic Star Fort: 8 am – 5 pm

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Park grounds: 7 am – 8 pm

Visitor Center: 7 am – 8 pm

Historic Star Fort: 7 am – 8 pm

Monday, September 15, 2014

Park grounds: 9 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 9 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 9 am – 5 pm

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Park grounds: 7 am – 5 pm

Visitor Center: 8 am – 5 pm

Historic Star Fort: 8 am – 5 pm


Memorial Day - Labor Day: 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.


Regular Hours: September 2, 2014 - May 24, 2015

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.

Closed: Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1.

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...