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.
The official park brochures for Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie are not available for download, but you can download text versions in PDF format by clicking on the brochure of your choice below.
If you would like to receive a park brochure by mail, please contact us. Make sure to tell us which brochure(s) you want. Quantities are limited due to the cost of printing these high-quality color brochures.
The following supplemental site bulletins on specific topics and resources are also available for free download:
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