Things To Know Before You Come
Pets are welcome on the fort grounds, but not in the historic area. This area is defined by the wooden fence which surrounds the fort.
Both the Visitor Center and the fort are accessible to wheelchairs. The Accessibility link offers more details.
Did You Know?
Fort McHenry was built prior to the War of 1812. The fort is named for James McHenry, Secretary of War, 1796-1800.