Entrance Fees- We encourage visitors to buy it online before visiting at www.Recreation.gov
The park’s historic Star Fort is open daily from 9:00AM - 5:45PM. Fee collection for access to the historic fort has resumed. Visitors are encouraged to purchase the 7-day entrance fee pass online prior to visiting at recreation.gov
The entrance fee to the historic area of the park is $15.00 for adults 16 years of age and older; children 15 and younger are free. The entrance fee provides the visitor with a 7-day entrance permit to Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. It is strongly suggested that visitors print their passes for Fort McHenry or save them on their mobile device prior to visiting. Connectivity onsite is limited.
We are now able to sell some passes in our gift shop. Passes available for purchase are America the Beautiful Annual pass, Fort McHenry Annual Pass, and the 7-day park entry pass. All other passes must still be ordered online at USGS Store.
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 from 9:00AM - 5:45PM. The park gift store is open daily 9:00AM - 5:00PM. Exhibit areas in the Visitor Center will remain closed at this time and no public programs will be held.
The following digital park entrance passes are available on recreation.gov:
Fort McHenry 7-day pass ($15 - valid for pass holder only)
Fort McHenry Annual Pass ($45 - valid for one year from month of purchase)
If you wish to purchase any of the following passes, please visit the USGS store:
America the Beautiful Annual Pass
America the Beautiful Senior Pass (Annual and Lifetime)