Virtual and Self-guided Tours

Check out the virtual tours of Fort McHenry!

Large flag flying above the star fort

Our newest virtual tour! This self-guided tour connects the Star Fort to the surrounding landscape and its past defenders. As you virtually walk through the fort, you will learn about 1814 soldier life, the bombardment of Fort McHenry, and other interesting times in the forts history such as hospitals and taverns. The tour can be done onsite or offsite and from a computer, mobile phone, or "OnCell" app.

Inside of Visitor Center with Ranger and two visitors at desk and
If you are unable to visit the exhibits found in our Visitor Center, you can take a virtual tour! Our exhibits provide a wealthy overview of the forts importance, along with providing opportunities to learn about the people who lived, worked, and fought here.
Image of the inside of a brick building with a statue standing behind a desk.
Our 3D virtual tour provides an opportunity for visitors to explore the buildings of the historic Star Fort in 3D. For this interactive tour, you can learn more about the Star Fort's history and see artifacts that are currently on display. This tour is best viewed on a desktop or laptop computer.
Image of the grounds just outside a brick fort with an inset aerial map on the left.
The Chesapeake Conservancy also created a tour of the park. Similar to Google Street View, this virtual tour takes visitor along some of the park's trails to explore the grounds and Star Fort!

Last updated: March 27, 2021

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