• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities include daily flag changes, weather permitting; interpretive programs; living history (seasonal); star fort and grounds, self-guided. Please inquire at the Visitor Center desk for current information.


Daily Program Schedule

9:30 a.m. Flag Change
10:00 a.m. Flag Talk
11:00 a.m. Ranger Talk
1:30 p.m. Flag Talk
2:00 p.m. Ranger Talk
3:00 p.m. Ranger Talk
4:20 p.m. Flag Change

Flag Change Programs
occur twice daily all year. These are presented at 9:30 a.m. and 4:20 p.m., weather permitting. Help a ranger raise/lower a reproduction of the Star-Spangled Banner flag.

All programs are subject to change - please check with the front desk upon arrival to confirm activities.

Did You Know?

A view of the Hampton Mansion

Hampton National Historic Site is within 19 miles of Fort McHenry. Combine a visit to both parks for a great day in Baltimore. More...