Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, Home of the USS Yorktown

40 Patriots Point RD

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464


Phone: (843) 884-2727

City: Mount Pleasant

Region: Coastal & Islands

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, Home of the USS Yorktown

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, only five minutes from Downtown Charleston, is home to the aircraft carrier USS YORKTOWN, WWII's Fighting Lady. The museum also includes the destroyer LAFFEY, the submarine CLAMAGORE, a recreation of a Vietnam Naval Support Base, 28 historic military aircraft, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Museum, numerous displays and exhibits. Climb aboard the Navy Flight simulator for a five-minute ride on an F/A-18 in flight. The mission is to seek and destroy Scud missile launchers inside Iraq. A FREE Visitor Guide and Map are provided for self-guided tours. Physically disabled visitors can access the hangar bays and flight deck via elevator and also view a video tour of the aircraft carrier YORKTOWN. Volunteers are available for informational tours.

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