All park sites will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 28), Christmas Day (December 25), and New Year's Day (January 1). This includes Fort Sumter, the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center, and Fort Moultrie.
Be A Junior Ranger
A Junior Ranger Program is available for children age 12 and under. If you visit Fort Sumter by ferry from the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square, you can pick up a program before you go. If you visit by private boat or by ferry from Patriots Point, you can get a program from a ranger at Fort Sumter.
Upon completion of the program, see a ranger at the fort or at the visitor center at Liberty Square. You and the ranger will go over your program sheet, and you will receive a Fort Sumter Junior Ranger badge!
Fort Moultrie Junior Ranger Program
A Junior Ranger Program is available for children age 12 and under. You can pick up a program at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center. When you finish the program, see a ranger at the visitor center. You and the ranger will go over your program booklet, and you will receive a Fort Moultrie Junior Ranger badge and certificate!
Did You Know?
Fort Moultrie is the only unit of the National Park System where the entire 171-year history of American seacoast defense (1776-1947) can be traced. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC