There are no restrictions at any of our facilities on bona fide guide animals with credentials. However, there are restrictions on pets:
Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center (340 Concord Street, Charleston)
Pets are permitted on the grounds while on a leash. Pets must not be left unattended.
Pets are not permitted at Fort Sumter or on the ferry. Pets accompanying private boaters must remain on the boat, and must not be left unattended.
Fort Moultrie (1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island)
Pets are welcome on the grounds while on a leash. Pets may not be taken inside any building (including the fort) or left unattended.
Did You Know?
The first human death of the Civil War occurred on April 14, 1861, the day after the battle of Fort Sumter ended. Private Daniel Hough died when the cannon he was loading (for the Union's 100-gun salute to the U.S. flag) discharged prematurely. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC