Patriots Point Earns Top Honors from TripAdvisor

In recognition of its exceptional traveler ratings over the past year, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – with an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5.  As of June 18, Patriots Point received an exceptional 208 ‘excellent’ ratings and 73 ‘very good’ ratings out of a [...]

Patriots Point Hosts Youth Leaders for Annual Conference

For the 13th year in a row, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host the Military Order of the World Wars’ (MOWW) Youth Leadership Conference (YLC). The conference, scheduled for June 19-22 aboard the USS YORKTOWN, brings together students from the Southeast to expand their knowledge of patriotism, the Constitution and free enterprise. This [...]

USS Yorktown to Host International Rescue and Emergency Care Technical Rescue Competition

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host 49 first responders from South Carolina, California, Texas and Louisiana for the International Rescue and Emergency Care’s (IRECA) Technical Rescue competition.  The competition is open to the public and will take place from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on June 21 and 22 aboard the USS YORKTOWN.  [...]

Patriots Point Scholarship Programs Sponsor Camp Hope Participants

On Thursday, June 14, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host Charleston-area youth participating in the Camp Hope program for a special visit to the USS YORKTOWN’s Piccolo Spoleto exhibit, ‘Art & Music in Times of War.’ Students will be sponsored by the Patriots Point Institute of History and Science scholarship program, and will [...]

‘The Fighting Lady’ Joins the Fight Against Cancer

With a history of service spanning nearly three decades and including participation during World War II and Vietnam, the USS YORKTOWN, affectionately known as ‘The Fighting Lady,’ is no stranger to fighting for what’s right. On Friday, June 8, the YORKTOWN will again take up the fight – this time against cancer – by hosting [...]

Patriots Point Offers Summer Education Programs

Patriots Point’s Summer Educational Camps, offered in partnership with the Town of Mount Pleasant, kicked off today aboard the USS YORKTOWN.   The week-long camp provides structured curriculum focused on living history and marine science while providing campers with an ‘all access pass’ to explore the USS YORKTOWN – Charleston’s largest floating classroom. This week’s summer [...]

Patriots Point Marketing Video Earns National Honor

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum earned national recognition this month for the innovative new video, “Bringing History to Life.” The three-minute video, produced by Rawle Murdy, earned a bronze Telly in the Travel/Tourism Category for its promotion of overnight camping programs aboard the USS YORKTOWN. Telly awards honor the finest film and video productions, [...]

USS YORKTOWN To Host First Round of South Atlantic League Home Run Derby

The 53rd Annual South Atlantic League (SAL) All-Star Game will make a grand debut in the Lowcountry this year.  For the first time ever, the RiverDogs will host a classic Home Run Derby beginning aboard the flight deck of the USS YORKTOWN on Monday, June 18 at 11 a.m. and wrapping up at Riley Park [...]