Fort Mchenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, Near Baltimore, Maryland

Fort Mchenry National Monument and Historic Shrine does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


As of March 31, 2021, visitor access will increase in a phased approach. Fee collection will resume via only. The historic area and visitor center restrooms will be open Wed-Sun, 9AM-4:45PM. The trail has many points of entry and exploration along its auto route and water route. The visitor center at Fort McHenry serves as the trail's headquarters and visitor center. A short 10-minute orientation film is shown two times per hour. Restrooms, exhibits and a gift shop are also located in the building.

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