Worth the money, very nice boat ride and educational. We enjoyed the fort with its history and views.
About Fort Sumter National Monument
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I suggest arriving early for the first boat ride to Fort Sumter. This gives you the opportunity to participate in the flag raising on the monument. The site is well maintained by the National Park Service. It includes access to many of the ruins of...More
Informative tour about beginning of civil war. One hour time allowed at the fort is not quite enough time absorb all the details. Park guides well informed.
I went there with imagine in mind of what it should look like, I was disappointed for the imagine in mind was what it looked like pre civil war. It is no longer a three story structure, it is one to one and a half...More
Firing on Ft. Sumter started the Civil War. We were on the first boat out and were honored to help raise the flag that flies over the fort. The boat ride over and back was great. We enjoyed the ranger's narrative before the ceremony explaining...More
On the way out, you'll hear a narrated history of Ft Sumter, as well as some geographical orientation. The island is mostly self guided, with plaques around the perimeter and a museum, but there is a park ranger talk, and he was available for questions....More
We brought a friend who was visiting from TX and our youngest children. It really was a great day, expecially if you understand history and the significance of the location. We went in mid July, mid afternoon - yes, it was hot! Be sure to...More
We took the boat out to Fort Sumter last weekend. The weather was great, and it made for a pleasant ride out to the Fort. Along the way, we saw dolphin in the harbor. After about a thirty minute ride, we arrived at the Fort...More