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We booked a grey lines bus tour as they had "exclusive" access to Fort Sumter as part of the tour. Skip the bus tour. It was one of the worst we have ever been on. We went at the height of tourist season and there...More
You get to visit historical spot so that’s good I guess. Arrive by ferry that is wickedly Overpriced and then get 4 minute overview my ranger.... lame Gift shop. Would have liked to spent my valuable time elsewhere! Oh well....not worth the money.
Fort Sumter is a wonderful experience for those interested in history, as the site of the beginning of the US Civil War. Your ticket ($23) includes a small museum, a 40-minute boat ride in each direction to get to the location, an hour at the...More
We booked this tour online and took the barcode on my phone for the 9.30 sailing. Quite a large boat, bigger than we expected took us steadily to the Fort. As first tour of the day we participated in the flag raising ceremony, informative and...More
We took a 4 and 2 year old on this trip. The boat ride on top was slightly chilly so we moved down to the bottom and stood. We bought tickets at 10:25am for the 10:30am ride. We left from Patriots Point ($5 parking for...More
You visit Fort Sumpter by booking a short ferry ride to the island where it sits. National Park Rangers greet you and give you a lot of information about the fort and the history that took place there, then are on hand to answer questions...More
We were on the early ferry and able to assist in the flag raising - quite a large flag and very memorable. The ranger's presentation was excellent. He really gave a perfect picture of exactly how the events led up to the first gun shot...More
Visited this yesterday & for the 10:30 tour, boat ride out past Castle Pinckney to fort Sumter seeing dolphins was neat too. Nat. Park Ranger James Dross, gave an outstanding presentation of the Fort upon our arrival there. It was extremely interesting & I wish...More
The land side museum as well as the visit to the fort is a well done interesting activity. Enjoyed the story in the museum. Talks of lead up to the battle and the state of affairs during this time frame. Boat ride is actually nice...More