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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
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
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
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! 🇺🇸
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
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
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
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
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 long!
I'm not sure how long the Fort tour is.