• Aerial View of the Star Fort by William A. Bake

    Ninety Six

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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    Effective 9.29.13: Visitor Center is CLOSED Mondays & Tuesdays. Wednesdays - Sundays, the Visitor Center will be OPEN 9 AM - 4 PM. Star Fort Pond is CLOSED 9 AM Sundays – 9 AM Tuesdays. Park grounds open dawn to dusk. Gates lock at 5 PM.

  • Holiday Closures

    The park (including parking lot and restrooms) is closed on the following upcoming holidays: Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Indoor Activities

The Park's Visitor Center in shade

The Park's Vistor Center

Ninety Six National Historic Site

Welcome and come on in!

Begin your park visit at the visitor center. Here, you will find information on the park, the settlement, and the battles. Rangers or volunteers at the information desk are glad to help you.

Experience our award-winning twenty-two minute live-action theater film, "Crossroads of a Revolution" (shown on request). View our historic oil paintings of the 1781 Battle for Star Fort and Revolutionary War leaders located in the theater. They are on loan courtesy of the Ninety Six Chamber of Commerce.

Walk through the colorful museum combining informative text with original artifacts and weaponry. Also in the visitor center is a bookstore (operated by Eastern National) offering visitors over 100 publications and theme-related items for sale on the battle and the Revolutionary War.

Public Restrooms are located opposite of the visitor center.

Become a Junior Ranger. Kids who complete required activities in the Jr. Ranger booklet receive a certificate and badge.

Did You Know?

Map of South Carolina

Ninety Six got its name around 1730 because it was believed to be 96 miles from here to Keowee, which was a Lower Cherokee town, near where Clemson, SC is today. You can view the remnants of the Cherokee Path & many other historic roads at Ninety Six National Historic Site.