Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Park Closed During Government ShutdownDue to a lapse in federal appropriations, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine will be closed to all visitation during the government shutdown.
Fall and Winter Hours Effective September 4Seasonal Fall and Winter hours will take effect beginning on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The main gate, parking lot, and grounds will be open 9 am - 5 pm. The Star Fort and Visitor Center will be open 9 am - 4:45 pm.
Motorized Scooters Not Permitted in ParkFor the safety and protection of visitors and park resources, motorized scooters are not permitted within the park. Any vehicles (scooters, bicycles, etc.) that are part of a ride-share program may not be left behind for pick up inside the park.