Fort Sumter is only accessible by a concession-operated ferry or by private boat. Learn more about operating hours and visiting Fort Sumter.
Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square
340 Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401The Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for New Years, Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.
1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482Fort Moultrie's grounds, historic fort, and parking area are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except for New Year's, Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. The Visitor Center is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during non-Daylight Saving Time. America the Beautiful passes are available for purchase in the visitor center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.
1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482The park headquarters for Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site is located next to the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center and is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except for federal holidays.
Last updated: March 20, 2019