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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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Not being a fan of museum visits or having a great interest in naval history I reluctantly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
United Kingdom
Emotional visit.

It is just incredible to be able to walk around the ship and imagine what it took to make it all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
West Suffield, CT
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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
+1 843-884-2727
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Reviewed yesterday

Not being a fan of museum visits or having a great interest in naval history I reluctantly accompanied my husband on this tour. Having said that, I really enjoyed it. Such a great insight into life aboard the mighty vessel when she was operational. As...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It is just incredible to be able to walk around the ship and imagine what it took to make it all work. I found it to be emotional to be immersed in the environment.

Thank TrishWestSuffield_CT
Reviewed 2 days ago

No question the Yorktown is worthwhile. But, it's worth checking out the submarine and destroyer moored at the dock. My 11 year old son (and history nut) was fascinated by the Vietnam War replicas and enjoyed them immensely. Very fun historical journey.

Thank jpscherer2
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been looking forward to this visit for a few years now, and now that I've made it all I can say is "Wow!" Frankly, all I knew about Patriots Point prior to purchasing my ticket was the USS Yorktown. And the Yorktown alone was...More

Thank thomaslV2808SQ
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been on a battleship before, but I've never toured a destroyer. All of it was amazing, and the interior displays were really cool. Do not miss the turret on the destroyer. There's a video and light show inside that recreates a battle. Really amazing...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went over a long weekend in October and the weather was perfect to spend several hours exploring history. My 12 and 9 year old children were both entertained and informed the whole time we were there. The Clamagore was a bit cramped and didn’t...More

Thank Benjaminksmith
Reviewed 5 days ago

Truly enjoyed going aboard the USS Yorktown and seeing many exhibits on board. What a historic and important ship. Great history with so many planes from different eras. Wonderful to see these planes up close, including a B25 bomber like those launched off the USS...More

Thank SusieMilwaukee
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a very interesting and educational experience. We learned a lot and got to see some very neat things! Highly recommend!

Thank ashleywilliams5051
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I spent about 2 hours at Patriots Point and could have stayed there all day - we were on a time schedule and underestimated all there was to see. So much history and interesting military history. When I return to the Charleston...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent all day at the Patriots and did not see everything! Very impressive submarine,plane carrier.the only negative thing I can say is that is was very hot that day and although there were many fans, it was very hot down inside the carrier.

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