Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square
The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30am to 5:00pm, and admission is free. Closed New Yearís Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. This state-of-the-art facility is the primary departure point for visitors to Fort Sumter, serving as an interpretive education center for the National Park Service to communicate the significance of Fort Sumter and its history. Exhibits provide an overview of events leading up to the Civil War.