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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
+1 843-884-2727
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to walk around and see the sights from the waterfront. City did a great job creating a beautiful park, tribute to our Veterans and a playground for the kids! Oh and forget to mention a great place to walk your dog too! I’ll...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank born2travel21
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see during any trip to Charleston, SC. The "Fighting Lady" has been sank twice, and still managed to kick but all the way into Vietnam!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joesellscharleston
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I really enjoyed Patriots Point. We arrived around 10am in heavy fog and sh carrier was BARELY able too be viewed from the shore. That was something cool to see! A very well done exhibit and the volunteers were great. We toured...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank One2soarhi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an awesome adventure today! The self guided tours allow you to look through everything at your own pace. Although it was a little chilly out we spent the entire day here looking at all the cool things the museum has to offer. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 334elizabethmo
Reviewed 4 days ago

worth the time and effort to see this ship and others next to it that fought mighty battles against the Japanese

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank reascue7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First of all, prepare to spend the better augerpart of a day touring the three vessels and the Vietnam exhibit. There is also a lot of walking and stair navigation to see everything (or almost everything in my wife my experience). That being said, it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rjk2nd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was so interesting and well worth the ticket price. I’m not a huge history buff and I thoroughly enjoyed it. To be fair, I think I liked the smaller ship and submarine. The main ship was a little overwhelming!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MelissaK4068
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got deal on tickets at visitor center, had to pay to park car but the money goes to support the museum, Lots of history, different types of planes, review of aircraft carrier history plus other classes of ships and how crew worked. More to look...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific floating museum of naval history. We spent almost 4 hours touring all three vessels and left appreciating the sacrifice and hard work of our military personnel and admiring more those who see combat and have the courage to endure. The staff were very helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HersheyRed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very important landmark I wanted to visit and I wasn't really positively surprised and impressed I would recommend to everybody

Date of experience: February 2019
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6 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.
4 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.
21 June 2018|
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Response from Waltzallnight | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a elevator on the Yorktown.