Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

40 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Walk in the steps of heroes at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, home of the USS YORKTOWN, and South Carolina’s most unique attraction. With fresh exhibits, educational programming and other one-of-a-kind events, Patriots Point is the only Charleston-area historic attraction that offers exciting new experiences all year long. It appeals to visitors of all ages and gives everyone a hands-on glimpse of maritime and military life aboard a true piece of American history. Whether you are a visitor or a local, a military veteran or a family on vacation, at Patriots Point there is always a NEW way to walk in the steps of heroes.

Patriots Point is just a quick two hour drive from Myrtle Beach, making it the perfect day trip!

Museum Exhibits and Activities

– 3 Vessels (Aircraft Carrier USS YORKTOWN, Destroyer USS LAFFEY, Submarine USS CLAMAGORE)

– 28 Historic Aircraft

– 3 Acre Vietnam Experience Exhibit

– Apollo 8 Capsule

– Over 40 Interactive Exhibits

– our newest exhibits include YORKTOWN Engine Room and the LAFFEY Combat Information Center.

– Audio Tours

– Various Guided Tours

– Flight Simulators

– Helicopter Rides

We offer special rates to groups of 10 or more, every day of the week. Group rates vary depending on the age of the group members and whether any tours are purchased. We offer both day group programs and overnight youth camping programs.

The USS YORKTOWN Flight Deck, Hangar Deck and certain pier-level exhibits are accessible to those with mobility challenges.

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

40 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Sunday - Saturday: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

Attraction Types

  • Museums


Price Range: < $10 per person