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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

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The history of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum began in June 1975 when the legendary aircraft carrier USS Yorktown entered Charleston Harbor. A few months later, the USS Yorktown was dedicated as the first ship of the Naval & Maritime Museum...more
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40 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
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We purchased combo tickets - not sure how aircraft carrier would be. Trip to Fort Sumter was great. The Yorktown was just as interesting. Lots of information - plus for those of us who have never been on a ship - great. The submarine reminded...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Norm S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Overall a very good trip. Our Cub Scout pack stayed overnight. Lots of neat stuff to see and explore on the aircraft carrier, destroyer, and sub. They've done a great job with the exhibits, even the food was pretty good. Kids had a great time....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LanierGolfer
Reviewed 3 days ago

I totally enjoyed my trip here. It was great to learn about WW2 and Vietnam. Purchased my tickets on groupon, way better deal then on their website

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank josephcC2021XJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

Outstanding - true genuine nations goal and Nation spirit- people in the information desk, volunteers, Veterans and Chris - salute to them without their help things would not be great- person who helped to bring the cart -what not she does not expect anything -very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank saisriorl
Reviewed 6 days ago

a wonderfully patriotic site with many excellent displays. the USS Yorktown is huge! there is an elevator for those unable to use the narrow stairways so most exhibits are accessible.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marj M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the museum to see the Yorktown. It was beautifully preserved and had interesting displays. We spent hours on the tours and enjoyed it. Lots of walking and climbing so you’ll be tired and hungry when done. But wow, was a great museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Javisdad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nifty. It's a bit pricey, but pretty well worth it. The ticket includes access to the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, the destroyer USS Laffey, and the submarine USS Clamagore. The Yorktown has 5 self-guided tours throughout the ship that go below deck...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adrianne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Patriots point...tix were reasonable...the huge USS Yorktown was unbelievable...the. Submarine and destroyer also on site were just as awe-inspiring...i do not see how our veterans did all they did to protect our freedoms that so many take for granted...its a must see

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChristineR1995rn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here with kids 4, 6, & 8 as a return visit from High School. They loved it and it kept their attention all day. This is a 6+ age attraction in my mind. There are planes, submarine, war engagement simulations, and general life...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lclimber
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Patriots Point Naval History Museum and spent at least 6 hours wandering around. We focused our time on the USS Yorktown and USS Laffey, as the USS Clamagore (sub) was closed due to extremely high winds/tides. The Yorktown has plenty to do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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5 October 2018|
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Response from Kerenelise | Reviewed this property |
5 and under free. 6-11 are $16, 12-61 are $24, and 62+ are $19.
3 August 2018|
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Response from Waltzallnight | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there is no overnight parking for RV's. Sorry.
20 June 2018|
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Response from Waltzallnight | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a elevator on the Yorktown.