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Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

. Description:  The defense of Fort McHenry was witnessed by Francis Scott Key, who penned the "Star-Spangled Banner" afterwards.  Today the fort is open for public tours
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How to find: 
Address:
2600 E Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Contacts
Phone 410 962-4290
Alt Phone 410 675-2900
URL
National Park Service   www.nps.gov/fomc/

Patriots of Fort McHenry  http://www.patriotsoffortmchenry.org/
Hours:
Dates 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun 2-Sep 3 Fort & Visitor Center
(Grounds 8-8)
8 - 7:45 8 - 7:45 8 - 7:45 8 - 7:45 8 - 7:45 8 - 7:45 8 - 7:45
Sep 7 - Jun 4 Fort & Visitor Center
(Grounds 8-5)
8 - 4:45 8 - 4:45 8 - 4:45 8 - 4:45 8 - 4:45 8 - 4:45 8 - 4:45
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

good for 7 days
As of  JUL 2007
under 16  Free   17+ $7    
Special Fees: 
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: View film and tour Star Fort and grounds, Ranger-led tours weekday afternoons in summer.  
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1814 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Visitor Center, museum, fort
Interpreters: Ranger led tours in summer Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes
Vending/
Snacks
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Contact
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Bed & Breakfast

 
Scarborough Fair B&B 1 E Montgomery Street
Baltimore MD 21230
410 837-0010
Abacrombie Badger B&B 58 West Biddle Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410 244-7227
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Baltimore MD 21231
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Ann Street B&B 804 South Ann Street
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410 342-5883
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Baltimore MD 21231
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410 276-8252
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Baltimore MD 21217
410 728-1179
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Baltimore MD 21217
410 235-8600
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Baltimore MD 21202
410 625-1300
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Baltimore MD 21201
410 576-1000
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Baltimore MD 21202
410 234-0550
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Baltimore MD 21201
410 685-3500
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Baltimore MD 21202
410 528-1234
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Baltimore MD 21201
410 962-0202
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Baltimore MD 21230
410 727-3400
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Baltimore MD 21202
410 547-1200
Sheraton 300 South Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410 962-8300
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Last Update:
01/09/2010

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