- Ramps used to access the ferry can vary based on tides and adverse conditions. Due to this, the ferry departing from downtown Charleston or Patriots Point is not always fully accessible. To ensure that your visit will be fully accessible, we recommend that you contact the concessioner, Fort Sumter Tours, on the day of your visit at (843) 722-2628.
- Please note that copies of the vessels narration are available to visitors with hearing impairments. Braille copies of the park’s brochure are available to individuals with sight impairments.
No Elevator Service at Fort Sumter
- The museum, museum bookstore and top level of Fort Sumter are only accessible by climbing stairs. For more information, visit the link below or please call (843-) 883-3123. Visit the National Park Service’s page on accessibility to learn more.
Restrooms at Fort Sumter
- Restrooms at Fort Sumter are closed during the 9:30 boat visit from Liberty Square. Please plan to use the restrooms located on the boat during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.