Guided Tours

A Ranger unfolding a very large American flag with the help of visitors wearing tee shirts, hats, and general tourist clothing
Unfolding the flag to be raised over Fort Sumter

NPS Photo/ R. Claussen

Fort Sumter

The Rangers offer a 10 minute program for every boat that arrives to Fort Sumter. Private tours are NOT authorized to take place on park grounds.Visitors on the first ferry out to Fort Sumter have the special opportunity of assisting Rangers in raising the US flag over the fort. Visitors on the final ferry out to Fort Sumter assist the Rangers in lowering the flag and folding the colors.

A ranger speaks with visitors on top of a battery in Fort Moultrie
Visitors can see a great view of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter when standing on top of Battery McCorkle at Fort Moultrie.

NPS photo/N. Boyd

Fort Moultrie

Guided tours are offered daily at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm, based on staff availability. Visitors are invited to self guide at their own pace.Tours for educational groups, military personnel, and specialty groups may be arranged in advance. Please call the Fort Moultrie visitor center at 843-732-5020 for more information.

Last updated: January 28, 2023

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1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482


(843) 883-3123

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