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Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center

Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center Tours and Activities

Fort Sumter is an iconic name in US history, for it was here that Confederates fired the first shots of the Civil War in 1861. The fort was reduced to rubble by shelling over the ensuing years of war.

The Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center is located at the ferry terminal for trips out to Fort Sumter. It’s well worth taking some time to learn more about the Civil War and the role Fort Sumter played, before catching your ferry to the fort.

Rangers can answer questions, and visual displays put the history into context.

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Open daily 8:30am - 5pm. Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1
Liberty Square, Charleston, SC 29401

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center hours of operation?
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Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center hours of operation: Open daily 8:30am - 5pm. Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center costs USD 4.97. Guided Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center tours start around USD 4.97 per person. See all Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center tickets and tours on Viator.