January 25, 2013
Patriots Point Institute Naval & Maritime Museum invites the public to attend a special symposium entitled, “Internment in Times of War.” This symposium is the third in Patriots Point’s WWII 70th anniversary series, “Ordinary people doing extraordinary things” and is free and open to the public. For those not able to attend in person, the symposium will be streamed live into Charleston County School District classrooms and on the Patriots Point website (www.patriotspoint.org).
January 20, 2013
Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum invites the public to visit on Sunday, January 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for the first “Open Cockpit Sunday” of 2013. This is the fifth Open Cockpit Sunday Patriots Point has hosted since the program began in 2011. Normal admission rates apply for this special event.
January 18, 2013
Unless otherwise noted, all board meetings take place aboard the USS YORKTOWN in the Ward Room at 9:30 am. Meetings are open to the public and staff is available to direct you to this location, should you wish to attend.
January 5, 2013 – January 6, 2013
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host its popular ‘Pay What You Can’ Weekend January 5-6. For this weekend only, normal parking and admission fees will be waived and visitors will be invited to explore the museum for any price they can afford.
December 31, 2012 – January 1, 2013
Brightsound Entertainment will host the first-ever aircraft carrier ball drop on Monday, December 31, 2012. This special event will feature live performances inside the Hangar Bay and on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown.
For more information and tickets, please visit: http://yorktowncountdown.com/
(Please note: this event is for ages 21 and up only)
On New Year’s Eve, the last ticket will be sold at 2 p.m. and the museum will close at 3:30 p.m. The museum will resume normal hours of operation on January 1.
Happy New Year!
December 25, 2012
Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas! Please note: the last ticket will be sold at 2 p.m. and the museum will close at 3:30 p.m.
December 24, 2012
In honor of Christmas Eve, the last ticket will be sold at 2 p.m. and the museum will close at 3:30 p.m.
December 16, 2012
Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum invites the public to visit on Sunday, December 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for the return of “Open Cockpit Sunday.” This is the fourth Open Cockpit Sunday Patriots Point has hosted since the program began last year.
For one day only, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the cockpits of some of the museum’s most popular aircraft, including the SBD Dauntless, F-9 Cougar, H-1 Huey, S-3 Viking, H-3 Sea King, F-18 Hornet and the A-6 Intruder. Patriots Point staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions and to share the unique histories of these historic aircraft. Normal museum admission rates apply.
December 8, 2012
Patriots Point will kick of Pinewood Derby Races aboard the USS Yorktown! This special program will be offered to overnight campers each month and is one you won’t want to miss!