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Fort Sumter Admission and Self-Guided Tour with Roundtrip Ferry

Duration: 2 hours



Taxes and fees will be calculated at checkout


Visit historic Fort Sumter with the only operator in Charleston providing Admission to Fort Sumer National Monument and Round-Trip Ferry Transportation from Liberty Square or Patriots Point. Cruise by top Charleston sites from your ferry such as Rainbow Row and Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. For those departing from Patriots Point, experience views of the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier from up-close. Explore the grounds of Fort Sumter and stand where America’s deadliest war began at Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park. The first shots were fired here, igniting a conflict that saw more than 700,000 casualties. Experience the opening battle of the American Civil War and explore its origins with a National Park Ranger who will greet you upon arrival. Your approximate 1-hour visit to Fort Sumter allows ample time to explore well-preserved fort ruins and browse Museum Store souvenirs. Then enjoy the beautiful views of the city as you ride the ferry back to Charleston.

Ticket Options

2 Options Available

Departing Liberty Square : $33

Departing Patriots Point: $24.38

Ticket Information

  • Mobile or paper ticket accepted
  • One per booking

What's Included

  • Access to the Fort Sumter Museum, Bookstore, and Souvenir Shop
  • Experience the opening battle of the American Civil War with a National Park Ranger
  • Admission to historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1-hour Self-Guided Tour to explore Fort Sumter and its well-preserved ruins
  • Round-Trip Ferry Transportation from Liberty Square or Patriots Point (30-minutes each way)

What's not Included

  • Food & Beverages (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities

Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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