• The Garrison Flag flies over Fort McHenry.

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Reg. Hours Hours: May 24, 2014 - September 1, 2014

    Park: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Star Fort: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Visitor Center: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Visitor Centers

Fort McHenry


, 9 A.M.-5:45 P.M.




Near the park entrance.


New interactive exhibits and movie are featured.

Available Facilities

The gift shop is owned and operated by the Evelyn Hill Corporation. For gift shop information call (410) 625-2330 or write Evelyn Hill Corporation, Fort McHenry NM&HS, 2400 East Fort Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21230-5393. Restrooms, water fountain, light refreshments and a public phone are available.

Did You Know?

The Wonderful Human Flag

On September 12, 1914, the 100th anniversary of the British attack against Fort McHenry, 6500 local school children cloaked in red, white and blue, formed a giant replica of the Flag, which was appropriately named, “The Wonderful Human Flag.”