• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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    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 »

Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Sites

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

 


Other Attractions

Boone Hall Plantation
843-884-4371

Charleston Museum
843-722-2996

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
843-852-4200

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
843-881-5930

South Carolina Aquarium
843-720-1990

For more information on the Charleston area, please contact the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Did You Know?

Fort Sumter as seen from the water.

Fort Sumter's island was constructed with a foundation of over 70,000 tons of granite and other rock. For over a decade contractors from as far away as New York and the Boston area delivered this material by ship and dumped it on a shoal in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC