We were not able to go out to the fort but did go through the museum. The rangers were awesome and the told us some of the history while we viewed the exhibits. The flag was there from the fort and that was pretty cool...More
About Fort Sumter National Monument
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First the pointers - booked online for $21/ea (still have to stop at the ticket counter to check in at the national monument museum which is up the steps to your right as you enter Liberty Square. take water with you, yes water is free...More
We departed Patriot's Point (which charges $5 to park) at 1030. The ferry ride to the fort was nice, there was a naturalist on board along with a recorded narration of sights to see along the way. We passed Pinckney Castle and Fort Moultrie. There...More
This was a nice tour. It includes a boat ride out to the monument and about the perfect amount of time to wander the monument on your own and visit the museum or listen to the guides narrative.
We got the evening trip out to the fort that comes with food as part of the deal. The food was ok but nothing to rave about(after all your there to see the fort the foods a bonus ) . There was also a live...More
The museum during the wait and the tour was very interesting and informative. You get some great views of Charleston during the ferry ride as well! I would definitely recommend it if you're interested in the history of the start of the American Civil War.
This was the start of the Civil War and it looks like it very old and not much left standing. The Island in the bay looking out in the Bay is beautiful. However, the cruise over was very peaceful and I dozed off it was...More
We took the first boat over to visit the fort and enjoyed it very much. You queue in a museum style display that gives you context about the history and sets the scene for the trip. There is a lot to see there so if...More