Fort Sumter Tours, the official concessionaire for the National Park Service, offers the only tour to stop at historic Fort Sumter. Enjoy a narrated tour of the harbor on your way to the island Fort where the Civil War began. Step back in time as your walk the in the footsteps of Confederate and Union soldiers. Tours depart conveniently from the Patriots Point Naval Maritime Museum in Mt Pleasant and from the Fort Sumter Visitor’s Center at Liberty Square in downtown Charleston. Don’t miss this visit to one of Charleston’s most iconic landmarks.