• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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  • No Elevator Service 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 »

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?

Composite photos of Maj. Anderson (left) and Gen. Beauregard (right)

Union Maj. Robert Anderson, commanding Fort Sumter, and Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, commanding Charleston's forces during the first battle of the Civil War, knew each other since the 1830s. Anderson was Beauregard's artillery instructor at West Point. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC