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.
Fees & Reservations
There is no entrance fee for Fort Sumter. However, the fort is on an island that is only accessible by boat. For information on ticket prices to take the the concession-operated ferry, please visit the concessioner page.
Please note that the ferry concessioner does not accept America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes, National Parks, Golden Eagle, Golden Age or Golden Access Passes.
There is an entrance fee for Fort Moultrie. The site is accessible by car at 1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island.
**All organized groups (schools or otherwise) visiting Fort Moultrie require advance reservations regarless of size. Only groups from bona fide educational organizations visiting Fort Moultrie as part of an established curriculum may qualify for a fee waiver. Please call (843) 883-3123 x 20 to make a reservation. Requests for reservations by e-mail are not accepted.
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