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 boat schedule, ticket prices and planning your visit.
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 inside the Visitor Center. The Fort Moultrie annual pass and all America the Beautiful passes are accepted and available for purchase in the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center. Passes are available for purchase from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. See below for more details.

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.

2020 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 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Saturday, April 18 - First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
  • Saturday, June 27 - Sunday, June 28 - Battle of Sullivan's Island Commemoration*
  • Tuesday, August 25 - National Park Service Birthday
  • Saturday, September 26 - National Public Lands Day
  • Wednesday, 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: February 21, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482


(843) 883-3123

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