Fort McHenry
National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland


The park calendar of events offers a listing of special events and programs. A schedule of daily programs can be found here.

Please note that all programs and special events are subject to change due to inclement weather, staff availability, and adjusted park hours of operation.

The park's historic Star Fort is open daily, 9:00AM - 5:45PM. Fee collection for access to the historic fort has resumed and will ONLY utilize the online service-

The park's grounds and parking lot are open daily for recreational visitors (free). Park gates open at 8:00AM and close at 6:00PM. Visitor Center restrooms are open daily, 9:00AM - 5:45PM. The park gift store is open daily 9:00AM - 5:00PM.

A visitor service tent outside the back of the Visitor Center will be open daily from 9:00AM - 4:30PM. Park maps, brochures, Junior Ranger books, and passport stamps are available at the tent. Rangers and volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide needed assistance.

We are currently not able to sell America the Beautiful passes (Annual, Senior, and Access). Those passes must be ordered online-

Exhibit areas in the Visitor Center will remain closed at this time and no public programs will be held.

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Last updated: July 18, 2021

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Mailing Address:

2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230


(410) 962-4290 x250

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