Accessibility Ramp at Fort Sumter Out of Service Friday, July 11
The ramp will be out of service for maintenance starting the morning of Friday, July 11 for maintenance until at least 12:00 PM. Visitors with wheelchairs should plan on taking a later boat. For the latest information, call (843) 883-3123.
No Elevator Serivce at Fort Sumter
Only the original parade ground level of Fort Sumter is accessible. Accommodations are made for disabled visitors traveling to Fort Sumter from Liberty Square. For more information, visit the link below or please call (843) 883-3123. More »
Fort Moultrie Field Trip
Your students may explore the historic fort via a self-guided tour and view an educational film during your visit. We show our 22-minute film every 30 minutes starting at 9:00 AM with the last show at 4:30 PM. From Labor Day to Memorial Day, we also have ranger programs available on a limited basis.
Reservations must be made prior to the day of your visit to Fort Moultrie. To ensure adequate staffing and to avoid conflicts with other groups' schedules, please make your reservation as soon as possible. To make a reservation, please call (843) 883-3123 x 20.
An entrance fee is charged to visit Fort Moultrie. However, bona-fide educational organizations with a reservation and visiting as part of their regular curriculum may qualify for an academic fee waiver. Ask a ranger about a fee waiver when making your reservation.
Fort Moultrie is enjoyed by young and old alike and is a great place to teach the importance of conservation. Please explain the following safety rules to your group. This will both help you to have a safe visit and also help us to preserve the site for the enjoyment of future generations.
To schedule your group to visit Fort Moultrie, please call (843) 883-3123 x 20 and speak to a ranger.
Did You Know?
The palmetto tree has been a symbol of South Carolina since June 28, 1776 because the first Fort Moultrie was built of palmetto logs. The battle of Sullivan's Island was the Revolutionary War's first decisive victory of American forces over the British Navy. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC