Fees & Passes

Fort Sumter

There is no entrance fee for Fort Sumter. However, the fort is on an island that is only accessible by boat and there is a fee for the concession-operated ferry. Learn more about the ferry boat schedule and ticket prices.
Inside the powder magazine at Fort Moultrie
Inside the powder magazine at Fort Moultrie

Dale Powell

Fort Moultrie

This is a recreational fee area that allows park visitors an opportunity to visit the park and enjoy the facilities including the visitor center, historic Fort Moultrie, the picnic area, and public dock. The site is accessible by car at 1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482. Tickets can be purchased at Recreation.gov. Fort Moultrie is currently not accepting cash for entrance fees. The Fort Moultrie annual pass and all America the Beautiful passes are accepted.

Current Fee Schedule
Adults (16 and older) $10.00
Children (15 and younger) Free
Fort Moultrie Annual Pass (covers card holder and up to three adults) $35.00
America the Beautiful Federal Lands Pass Holder Free*
Educational Groups with an approved academic fee waiver (eligibility and conditions apply) Free

*Visitors to Fort Moultrie who have the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass are admitted free of charge according to the provisions of the pass. All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

All organized groups (schools or otherwise) visiting Fort Moultrie require advance reservations regardless of size. For reservations, call (843) 883-3123 x 221 or x 248

Requests for reservations by e-mail are not accepted.

2021 Entrance Fee Free Days for Fort Moultrie
The cost for the concession-operated ferry to Fort Sumter is still charged on the free free days.

  • Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Saturday, April 17 - First Day of National Park Week
  • Saturday, June 26 - Battle of Sullivan's Island Commemoration*
  • Wednesday, August 4 - Great American Outdoors Act Signing Day
  • Wednesday, August 25 - National Park Service Birthday
  • Saturday, September 25 - National Public Lands Day
  • Thursday, November 11 - Veterans Day
*This fee free day applies to Fort Moultrie only. Other fee free days listed apply to all National Park Service sites that collect entrance fees.

Last updated: March 19, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482


(843) 883-3123

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