Fort Sumter Tours

Fort Sumter has been voted by Conde Nast Readers Choice Awards as a #1 Top US Destination. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fort Sumter is located at the entrance of historic Charleston, South Carolina's harbor and celebrated its 150th Anniversary in April 2015. Best known as the site upon which the shots that started the American Civil War were fired, a visit to Fort Sumter is an authentic piece of American history.

Fort Sumter Tours is the only authorized Concessioner of the National Park Service docking at the Fort and offers two convenient departure points. Board the Fort Sumter Tour Boat from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, SC adjacent to the USS Yorktown. Or, launch your Tour from The Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square on downtown Charleston's harbor. A destination in itself, you will enjoy informative, interactive exhibits. Once at Fort Sumter, you will be welcomed by friendly, knowledgeable National Park Service Rangers who will provide narrations and question/answer sessions. Experience the patriotic and memorable 2 1/4 hour tour with about an hour at the Fort. There is also a great gift shop at Fort Sumter! Take home an interesting book, DVD or souvenirs! Beginning March 15, 2018, visitors can choose from 7 Fort Sumter Tour Boat departure times.

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