Fort Sumter Ticket Information

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Tickets and Reservations
Tour boats to Fort Sumter are provided by Fort Sumter Tours, the authorized concessioner of Fort Sumter National Monument. There are two departure locations at Liberty Square (340 Concord St., Charleston) and Patriots Point (40 Patriots Point Rd., Mount Pleasant). Each tour lasts approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. The National Park Service highly recommends purchasing tickets prior to the day of your visit. For more information on the park concessioner, visit: Please review safety regulations and pet policies prior to your visit.

Accessibility is limited at Fort Sumter. The museum, restrooms, bookstore, and top level of Fort Sumter are only accessible by climbing stairs. Please call ahead if you have any questions about the Fort's accessibility (843) 883-3123.

We encourage you to bring your own water/water bottle while visiting Fort Sumter. They can be refilled at water bottle filling stations at Liberty Square, on the ferries, and out at Fort Sumter. Bottled water is available for purchase on the ferries.

Boat departure times for Fort Sumter
**This boat trip makes a brief interim stop at Liberty Square before and after fort tour.
Tour boat Schedule is subject to change and cancellation at anytime.

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Tour Boat Prices
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Rates for Fort Sumter Tours

Rates are subject to availability and can change without notice. For more information call Fort Sumter Tours (843)-722-2628.

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National Park Pass Program

The America the Beautiful or National Park Passes and Federal Recreation Lands Passes apply only to entrance fees (These include the Senior Pass or Golden Age Pass, Annual Pass, Military Pass, 4th Grade Pass and Access Pass). Passes do not apply for the tickets required by Fort Sumter Tours to the Fort. Fort Sumter National Monument does not charge an entrance fee.

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Last updated: November 2, 2017

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1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482


(843) 883-3123

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