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Fort Moultrie

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1214 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482-9748
+1 843-883-3123
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Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic properties located in Charleston and Fort Sumter.
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1214 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482-9748
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+1 843-883-3123
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"revolutionary war"
in 84 reviews
"visitor center"
in 76 reviews
"minute movie"
in 19 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 48 reviews
"informative movie"
in 9 reviews
"national park"
in 17 reviews
"lots of history"
in 26 reviews
"charleston harbor"
in 36 reviews
"spanish american war"
in 8 reviews
"park service"
in 8 reviews
"great history"
in 21 reviews
"small museum"
in 16 reviews
"piece of history"
in 12 reviews
"walk around"
in 16 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 9 reviews
"love history"
in 8 reviews
"take your time"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the stop. Definitely take the time to watch the introductory film to understand the long history of this fort. Easy to follow tour plaques and arrows showing the way through the fort, along with an informative map. Beautiful views of Charleston and Fort...More

Thank Melissa W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Sullivans Island fort commands the entrance to Charleston Harbor. In June of 1776 the British meant to take control of Charleston sending a large naval force to penetrate the harbor. Fort Sullivan(now named Fort Moultrie) commanded by Colonel William Moultrie was out gunned with...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on Sullivan’s Island, the history of Fort Moultrie, from the American Revolution to World War II, depicts America’s struggle for independence for all its people; then and now.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday with our 4 kids, ages 5-13. The younger kids did the Jr. Ranger program, which helped them enjoy the tour, and they always love the swearing in and receiving their badge. :) This park covers so much interesting history! Loved...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the tour. It was very informative. Learned a lot about the history. Very interesting. Tour guide was very informative

Thank Wanda J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it here - watching dolphins at play just 10 feet off the water's edge - watching container ships coming and going - perhaps a hundred feet off the water's edge - a place where kids bring the pizza and sodas to get some rays...More

Thank bigcheeser
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small but well done visitor center gives info on the fort and it’s role in the Revolutionary War. Also the sad history of slavery in SC, some history of this fort and Fort Sumter in the Civil War. Also a well done 22 minute film...More

Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy history. I think its only $5 for a family. My wife and I are seniors and it was only $1 each. The visitor parking is free. It is a lot of walking. Many old cannons on display. If you walk down to the...More

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was so interesting and friendly. Learned so much about the history of the Fort and surrounding areas including Fort Sumter.

Thank Debrobbins
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, let me say the kids will love this place because there is a lot to see and explore outside. There is also a fabulous visitor center with displays and many artifacts on the fort's history, military life, and the slave trade carried out on...More

Thank Evelyn C
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Mary Jane M
October 14, 2015|
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Response from Kissme2x | Reviewed this property |
It was super cheap. Whole family can get in for (from what I recall) about $5.
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Hektor1977
July 21, 2015|
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Response from Sabrena F | Reviewed this property |
If you are taking your own boat then it shouldn't be a problem, the issue you may have is if you take the harbor boat over. It is more thane a 2 hour boat ride round trip and even though the dog would be allowed on the fort... More
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