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

10:15 a.m. Flag Change
11:15 a.m. Fort McHenry Through the Ages
1:15 p.m. Battle of Baltimore
3:15 p.m. Flag Talk
4:15 p.m. Fort McHenry Through the Ages
5:15 p.m. Flag Change


Flag Change Programs occur twice daily all year. These are presented at 10:15 a.m. and 5:15 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.

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