• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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  • No Elevator Serivce at Fort Sumter

    The museum, restrooms, bookstore, and top level of Fort Sumter are only accessible by climbing stairs. For more information, visit the link below or please call (843) 883-3123. More »

  • No Water or Restrooms at Fort Sumter

    Due to a break in the Charleston water line supplying Fort Sumter, restrooms and drinking water are not available at the fort. Please bring drinking water with you if you plan to visit. Water and restrooms are available aboard the ferries.

Fort Scavenger Hunt

Fort Sumter

There are four different versions of this scavenger hunt, two starting at Liberty Square and two starting at Patriots Point. These have been designed to start and end on the tour boat.We recommend you divide in to groups of no more than ten students plus an adult. You can make as many copies as are needed. Email us for the answer key. Please click the link below to access the scavenger hunt. Be sure to click on your place of departure.

Liberty Square

Scavenger Hunt 1

Scavenger Hunt 2

Patriots Point

Scavenger Hunt 1

Scavenger Hunt 2


Fort Moultrie

There are four different versions that can be used to navigate students around the fort. These are recommended for groups of not more than 10 students plus one adult. Please e-mail us for the answer key.

Scavenger Hunt 1

Scavenger Hunt 2

Scavenger Hunt 3

Scavenger Hunt 4


*Please note that limited numbers of the scavenger hunt are available on-site. Please print prior to your arrival.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please feel free to e-mail Sydney Schneider.

Did You Know?

15-inch Rodman cannons at Fort Moultrie

Fort Sumter National Monument has one of the best collections of 19th century seacoast artillery anywhere in the United States. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC