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?
Each Fort McHenry Tattoo honors a distinguished person from the area, bestowing upon that individual the title "Honorary Colonel of the Fort McHenry Guard."