Patriots Point Donates 50 Day Passes To PTSD Treatment Program

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum has donated 50 day passes to a VA mental health program that helps veterans recover from Post Traumatic  Stress Disorder (PTSD). The program is called Prolonged Exposure Therapy.  Basically, veterans undergoing the treatment participate in activities that they have avoided because the activities remind them of the trauma […]

The 2014 Hemmings Motor News Great Race To Stop At Patriots Point

Photographs of antique Autos with Scrappy

Friday, June 27th more than 100 vintage, antique and collector cars participating in The 2014 Hemmings Motor News Great Race will roll into the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, landside of the USS YORKTOWN. These very rare cars are all model year 1972 or older.  They will be on display from 4 p.m. to […]

Patriots Point D-Day Symposium A Huge Success

More than 300 people came out to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day Friday evening on board the USS YORKTOWN at Patriots Point. The Naval and Maritime Museum’s symposium featured two guest speakers, one who was onboard the USS LAFFEY the day of the attack, and an Army Ranger who landed on Omaha Beach.   Hundreds […]

USS LAFFEY Crew Reunites Onboard Their Former Ship

Several former crew members of the USS LAFFEY are back onboard their former ship.  The men will be spending the next few days walking in the footsteps of their past at Patriots Point. The LAFFEY, nicknamed the “The Ship That Would Not Die”, is the most decorated WWII-era destroyer still in existence, and one of […]

Tickets to Patriots Point’s Fourth of July Fireworks Blast Now on Sale

Celebrate the Fourth of July on board one of the most historic warships in the United States, the USS YORKTOWN on the Charleston Harbor at Patriots Point.  Tickets for the Fourth of July Blast are now being sold on the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum’s website This year Patriots Point is offering two […]

Patriots Point Is Awarded a Certificate of Excellence

Mount Pleasant, S.C. –The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the travel website The recognition is based on the consistent high reviews given by the museum’s visitors.   This is the second year-in-row that the museum has received the award.  It is currently ranked as the number […]

Join Patriots Point in Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is commemorating the special 70th anniversary of D-Day by hosting a symposium that will feature two guest speakers, one who was on board the USS LAFFEY the day of the attack, and an Army Ranger who landed on Omaha Beach. The admission-free symposium will start at 7 p.m. […]


Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum crews have started painting the newest addition to the Vietnam Experience Exhibit. The Kaiser Jeep M725 was the ambulance version of the M715 US military vehicle.   This series was based off of the Jeep Gladiator, and was produced for about two years starting in 1967.  During that time many […]

Letters from the Front Memorial Day Observance

On May 26, 2014 Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will observe Memorial Day with a special event titled: “Letters from the Front” USS YORKTOWN, Hangar Bay III 9:30 AM-10:30 AM The public is invited to bring and read aloud authentic letters written by and for service men and women killed in the line of […]

Aviation Summer Camp Takes Flight Aboard the USS YORKTOWN

Your students are out of school, and you are both looking for something cool to do in the off months. The Patriots Point’s Flight Academy Summer Camp will help them hone their STEM and leadership skills while using cutting-edge and immersive flight simulators and control tower technology. Patriots Point has devised an abbreviated version of […]