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Fort Moultrie National Monument

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Address: 1214 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
Phone Number: 843-883-3123
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Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic...

Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic properties located in Charleston and Fort Sumter.

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Lots of military history for a great price

Great place to go if you only have a few hours to do something. Price was great for a family just $5. Lots of military history. That also had a muzzleloader firing demonstration.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Grandville, Michigan
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Grandville, Michigan
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to go if you only have a few hours to do something. Price was great for a family just $5. Lots of military history. That also had a muzzleloader firing demonstration.

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our group of 8 ranged in age from 2-63 years old and there was something for everyone to do. For children, be sure to get the Junior Ranger workbook at the desk in the Visitor's Center. This workbook gives the children a reason to closely examine the exhibits and learn more about the fort's history. Begin your visit to the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, lots of history from 1776 to 1940's. Both the American Revolution and the Civil War. Be sure you go on a nice day was there are a lot of outside walking. There is some museum space but the actual Fort takes walking and climbing stairs. You can also access the beach.

Thank Deborah D
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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215 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Moultrie is technically a part of Fort Sumter National Monument, but in a sense is even more interesting. This fortification, the third one built at this location on Sullivan's Island, tells a story ranging from June, 1776, to August, 1947. The remaining structures, memorials, walking trails and visitors center are well worth a side trip from downtown Charleston.

Thank mavmed
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

History in a great location!! For $5 a family or $3pp it is really a bargain and no charge parking!! Allow a hour to 3 hours to cover this piece of history. See Revolutionary war to WW2 history here all while taking in the harbor and Atlantic Ocean views!! Across from Fort Sumpter in the Harbor keep an eye out... More 

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Belmont, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the visitor's center where you can view a film on the history of the fort. There is also a collection of artifacts and a small gift shop at the visitor's center. The fort and grounds can be walked in about an hour and are very interesting for all ages. Tours are self guided. The cost is $3.00 for... More 

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Fruit Heights, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction is well preserved and parts date back to the revolution, although little remains of those days. Being outside and having many large cannons this could entertain younger families. For those who are looking far a more historical experience that is available also. The history of the fort is given from revolution days up until after WWII. Cost of... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Moultier is well maintained and a good source of history about our shore defenses over the years. Good place to see when you are in Charleston.

Thank Carl E
Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I came to to Fort Moultrie as a part of an Army staff ride. Each team member had to brief a portion of its history. The site is well kept and a great place to visit. This place is also great for families and a terrific location for home schoolers to learn history.

Thank Stephan B
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We didn't really think about going here until a local told us about it. It is located on Sullivan Island, so you have to drive there. However, it is more intact than Ft Sumter, but it has been adapted for the multiple wars over the years. Highly recommend the 20 minute movie they offer to give you the history. Lots... More 

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