Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center
Daily ranger programs are available depending upon the season. Space for each program is limited and offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Other outdoor activities include:
All other activities including events, commercial filming (photo or video), and etc. require a Special Use Permit. Contact the Special Use Permits Office at (843) 883-3123 x25.
Did You Know?
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