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Fort Moultrie

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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“visitor center” (76 reviews)
“minute movie” (19 reviews)
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LOCATION
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"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great visit. We walked down to the beach after we toured the fort. We were disappointed that we couldn't get in the water but I did collect some seashells. Lots of beautiful houses on Sullivan's Island

Thank DPenn_11
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Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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.

Thank Gasunflower
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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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Mary Jane M
14 October 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
22 July 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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