• 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.


Star Fort


8 A.M.-4:45 P.M.




Within 200 yards of the Visitor Center.


Exhibits of historical and military memorabilia, electric battle map, restored barracks, restored flag pole. New exhibits include the Commander's Quarters, Guard House, Powder Magazine and the Enlisted Men's Quarters.

Available Facilities

Restrooms are located in the Star Fort.

Did You Know?

Fireworks blasting over Fort McHenry.

Fireworks are featured each year during the Flag Day and Defenders' Day celebrations at Fort McHenry. Evening programs present music, military displays and conclude with the fireworks.