Things To Do
Fort McHenry offers many things to do. Places to go include the Visitor Center with a video and exhibits, followed by a walk to the fort and many more exhibits. Outdoor activities feature daily flag programs, weather permitting. Kids can work on the Junior Ranger and earn a badge and certificate. The Schedule of Events is always full of activities each year. Nearby attractions are numerous in the Baltimore metro area.
Daily Program Schedule
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.
Did You Know?
During the Civil War, Fort McHenry served as a prison for both political and military prisoners of war.