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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

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Awesome Aircraft Carrier and Vietnam Experience!

Patriots Point is an easy drive or water taxi from downtown Charleston. We parked at the lot in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karen T
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Great value - humbling

Definitely worth going! Both for the history and opportunity to be humbled by the men and women who... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Patriots Point is an easy drive or water taxi from downtown Charleston. We parked at the lot in Mt. Pleasant, toured the Aircraft Carrier, then took the water taxi over to Charleston for lunch and just walking around. Came back in the afternoon and went...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth going! Both for the history and opportunity to be humbled by the men and women who serve our country.

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This USS Yorktown naval boat tour is worth every penny of ticket. I've been 3 times now and it never gets old. Top deck has a bunch of airplanes and second floor has a Nasa space capsule that you can sit in, a fighter jet...More

Thank LynnPhipps
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the tour on the aircraft carrier...what a cool ship! Also toured the destroyer. The sub was closed to tours the week we were there. The guides on both ships were veterans and were very informative! This is a must see! 🇺🇸

Thank R E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The U.S.S. Yorktown is here which is a carrier. You can see almost every place on the ship. There are many planes inside with the history of what they accomplished. There are movies to watch. The space capsule from an Apollo mission is also on...More

Thank spellb0und7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came to visit for a couple of hours (this is NOT long enough and you need at least 3). But nevertheless we crammed in as much as possible. The USS Yorktown was a fantastic exhibit. There are several “tours” you can...More

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The USS Yorktown itself had 5 different areas to tour plus the Medal of Honor exhibit. It is an interesting piece of Naval history. There is also a Destroyer you can walk through, a submarine to look at from the dock and a Vietnam exhibit....More

Thank mob0206
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves history and we really enjoyed our visit. It was hot and a lot of walking but well worth it.

Thank vjsumerduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to take the fort Sumter tour. Enjoyed seeing the uss yorktown from a distance. We ran out of time to do the uss Yorktown tour. Friendly staff. Really enjoyed the Fort Sumter tour.

Thank tkdbati7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband took lots of pictures will visit again next time we come beautiful wonder place to visit and a lot of history

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trapper13hd
3 August 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.
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snowcat54
21 June 2018|
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Response from Maryellen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a elevator on the Yorktown.
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Karen W
18 April 2018|
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Response from Jimmy M | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I spent about 6 hours touring the Yorktown, submarine, and Vietnam area. We would have probably taken longer, but it was chilly and the wind was blowing very hard. We couldn't stay out on the flight deck very... More
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