• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • 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 »

Fees & Reservations

Fort Sumter
There is no entrance fee for Fort Sumter. However, the fort is on an island that is only accessible by boat. Learn more about visiting Fort Sumter.



Fort Moultrie
There is an entrance fee for Fort Moultrie. The site is accessible by car at 1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482.

Adults $3.00
Seniors (62 and up) $1.00
Children (15 and under) Free
Entrance pass holders Free*
Educational Groups with a reservation Free**

*Visitors to Fort Moultrie who have the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass are admitted free of charge according to the provisions of the pass. All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.

**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?

A portion of the 33-star United States flag, also known as the Fort Sumter garrison flag

On April 14, 1865, Maj. Gen. Robert Anderson came out of retirement to re-raise the same U.S. flag over Fort Sumter that he had lowered in surrender four years earlier. This flag is now on exhibit at the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC