• Fort Washington

    Fort Washington

    Park Maryland

Operating Hours & Seasons

Historic Fort and Visitor Center

The Visitor Center and Historic Fort are open daily.

The first Sunday in April through the last Saturday in October the buildings are open 9:00-5:00. The rest of the year they close at 4:00

The park grounds are open 8:00-sunset at all times.

Closed January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25

Did You Know?

The guns at Battery Decatur could hurl a shell seven miles.

Battery Decatur is named for Stephen Decatur. In 1804, Decatur led a small crew of sailors on a mission into Tripoli. The crew burned a US ship that had been captured by pirates and escaped without a loss of American life.