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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic properties...
Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic properties located in Charleston and Fort Sumter.
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For History Buffs

Steeped in history, and old southern charm, it is a must see for all. When visiting the island, be sure to watch the weather if bringing little ones!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Swansboro, North Carolina
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Swansboro, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Steeped in history, and old southern charm, it is a must see for all. When visiting the island, be sure to watch the weather if bringing little ones!

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We hadn't planned to visit Fort Moultrie until we went to Fort Sumter. After hearing about how Moultrie we had to visit. There was a fun but kind of silly movie to watch in the museum across the street. But it does a good job of explaining the history of the fort. It's a good place to visit for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited several years ago but found it to be fascinating how a brave American Patriot force was able to prevent the British from capturing Charleston in its first attempt. The fort was then constructed of palmetto logs whose spongy insides acted as shock absorbers to the British fleet's cannonballs. That combined with a Patriot counterattack prevented the fort's destruction... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very well displayed and easy access with free parking. Also beach access , but no swimming because of rip currents. Enjoyed all of it. Bring lots of water if it is warm and take a minute and walk out to the beach it is well worth the small walk.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Parking was free, which is always a plus. We entered and were notified that it was Carolina day (June 28) and therefore admission fees were waved. We watched the video, which was very interesting. We didn't have enough time to explore the fort, but I would recommend it to anyone that is interested in learning.

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Newport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Well it was a rain on the radar type of day and we were on the motorcycle so tried to stay with things that offered cover in case it down poured on us. But that said we had done Ft Sumter the day before and thought this would be a good addition to that history. And it is, also cheap... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visit Fort Moultrie every time we are in Charleston. There is so much history there to tell. They have done a wonderful job telling the history of the Fort. This Fort served from the Revolutionary War to WWII. While touring the fort, there are wonderful views of the harbor. There is also a path around the WWII section that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I did not know anything about this fort before our visit. Wow, I'm so glad we stopped. They have done a great job telling the history (1776-1947) of this National Monument. You must go in the visitors center (museum) and watch the documentary they show on the hour. We both love history and truly enjoyed this National Monument.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lots of history. Lots of cannons. Cool tunnels in the fort. Great views. It was really hot but there were some shady spots to catch a breeze. It was free for us. Not sure if they charge or not. Lady was on the phone talking to someone about history stuff they have there. She never asked us to pay or... More 

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lasndale pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My son (19) and husband really enoyed Fort Moultrie. My daughter (22) enjoyed the visitor center but could have skipped the fort. Too oppressively hot and humid. Only need about one hour for outside area. Movie at beginning of tour Ned's to be updated. We we t there evening before to watch the sunset and it was magnificent . Would... More 

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Additional Information about Fort Moultrie National Monument

Address: Address: 1214 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
Phone Number: 843-883-3123
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Sullivan's Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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