• 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.

Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Areas

Antietam National Battlefield - 80mi

Catoctin Mountain Park - 70mi

Gettysburg National Military Park - 60mi

Greenbelt Park - 30mi

Hampton National Historic Site - 20mi

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - 70mi

Monocacy National Battlefield - 50mi

Other Attractions

Hancock's Resolution - 25mi

The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum - 4mi

The Maryland Historical Society Museum - 8mi

Todd's Inheritance Historic Site - 15mi

USS Constellation Museum - 3mi

Visit Baltimore - it's not so much a place as an experience. And after close to three hundred years of history, this city can deliver more fun-filled family days (and romantic evenings) to make any vacation an absolute winner.

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.