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Fort Moultrie National Monument

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Address: 1214 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482-9748
Phone Number: 843-883-3123
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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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Guide was knowlegable and fun.

Nice afternoon with a little education thrown in. I would recommend it for kids and adults. Be aware; it's a fort and some of the walking areas are not level.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bonnie M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice afternoon with a little education thrown in. I would recommend it for kids and adults. Be aware; it's a fort and some of the walking areas are not level.

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North Canton, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. There is a lot to see you can spend hours there. It's very interesting, wear sun block and you can look for Pokemon too.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Moultrie is definitely a stop you want to put on your trip if you are interested in in the history of the United States, the Revolutionary War or the Civil War. The South Carolina Patriots built the fort to guard Charleston from the British. It was used by both Federal troops and Union troops in the civil war. You... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love that we could get a family of four into the fort for $5. We really enjoyed touring the fort with our 15 year old and ten year old children. We also enjoyed the breeze and the view from The Rock Point on the outside of the fort near the ocean. We learned a lot of things today we didn't... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits in Fort Moultrie are mostly concerned with its long history in coastal defense. Unfortunately it's most dramatic moments, in the revolutionary and civil wars, are better covered in the Fort Sumter exhibits. This place does have a 20 minute film that was either done a long time ago or intentionally done to look a little cheesy. It Does... More 

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Okeechobee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never get tired of visiting our National Monuments. It's been over a decade since we had visited so we decided to stop in again. This time we watched the film which was humorous and educational. The Rangers were friendly and helpful.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learn about an important piece of history without spending a bunch of money. Great for older kids. Our tour guide provided an excellent history of the fort.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of history to see! Self paced tour of the fort. Loved seeing the set up of three forts in the immediate area and learning how they worked together. Wear tennis shoes, jump down to the beach for a great view. Don't forget the sunscreen!

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Brevard County, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed touring Fort Moutrie. Narrow pathways, well preserved, well maintained. Lots of memorabilia, artifacts, cannons on display. Nice view of river.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonable ticket price, and good amount to see, especially if you are a history and/or military buff. I like that it is accessible by car (vs ferry for ft. Sumter- 1 hour tour) which means you can stay as long as you like. It's not super huge, but between the indoor museum and outside grounds you can easily spend 1... More 

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