Fort Mchenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Site Pass

Fort Mchenry National Monument and Historic Shrine


An entrance fee is required to enter the historic Star Fort. Access to the parking lot, the seawall trail, Visitor Center and movie are free.  

All visitors 16 years of age and older are required to pay an entrance fee to enter the historic fort.. Children 15 years of age and younger are free. Please be prepared to show your physical pass or digital pass on your mobile device. This pass is only valid for entrance fees at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

Groups - Before you purchase individual entrance fees, please visit the Group Arrangements web page to review all necessary pre-trip information. and complete the online group reservation form.

The historic Star Fort, the visitor and education center and restrooms are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The orientation film plays every 30 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.