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Patriot's Point

40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464 USA

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“home of the USS Yorktown!”

Patriots Point is home to the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.Patriots Point Development Authority was established in the mid 1970's to develop a naval and maritime museum on Charleston Harbor with the center piece of the museum being the World War II aircraft carrier, the USS YORKTOWN. Patriots Point has become one the state's major tourist attractions with more than 270,000 visitors each year. The YORKTOWN boasts one of the largest education and overnight camping programs in the nation, with more than 40,000 school age children attending these programs each year. The Patriots Point Development Authority Board also oversees the stewardship of over 350 acres of property on Charleston Harbor, much of which is currently under lease for a golf course, a hotel, and a collegiate athletic complex. 

Patriots Point, on the Charleston Harbor in Mount Pleasant, SC, is home of Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and a fleet of National Historic Landmark ships, including the USS YORKTOWN, Cold War Memorial and the only Vietnam Support Base Camp in the U.S. Patriots Point is also headquarters to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and the agency's official Medal of Honor Museum. As an agency, the Naval and Maritime Museum strives to preserve the living history of our nation's bravest men and women while telling their stories in honorable,
educational and engaging ways.

THERE IS A FERRY LOCATED AT PATRIOT'S POINT THAT WILL TRANSPORT VISITORS TO FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT. FOR TRIP PLANNING TO FORT SUMTER, PLEASE ADD PATRIOT'S POINT.

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Reviewed by
TrackedOut

  • 3 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
February 18, 2015
Rated 4.0

Kids enjoyed climbing in and out of ships, imagining what it must have been like to be stationed on one of these ships. Definitely made us appreciate sacrifices of our military men and women. Lots of climbing steps and ladders, narrow hallways, low ceilings, and uneven floors, so not really little kid or stroller-friendly. Can spend a couple hours here.

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puenteje

  • 10 Reviews
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February 28, 2016
Rated 5.0

Wonderful piece of history. A unique experience for the entire family! We spent several hours touring. Audio sets were available for self guided tours.

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Patriot's Point

40 Patriots Point Road
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
29464 USA

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