• 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

    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 »

Plan Your Visit

2013 Image of Fort Sumter from the tour boat.

2013 Image of Fort Sumter taken from the tour boat.

Photo:NPS/Everitt

Fort Sumter
-Visit Fort Sumter by Tour Boat
-Visit Fort Sumter by Private Boat

 
Fort Moutlrie with Cannon Row in the foreground.

2013 Image of Fort Moultrie with Cannon Row in the Foreground

NPS/Everitt

Fort Moultrie
Visit Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island

 
Teachers
Visit the For Teachers section for information on bringing your school group to Fort Sumter or Fort Moultrie.

Safety
All visitors should review the safety rules before visiting.

Contact Us
If you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact the park with your questions.

We look forward to seeing you in the parks and we hope you enjoy your visit!

Did You Know?

South Carolina state flag

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