Laundry Exhibit To Open Friday, August 30

For the first time ever, Patriots Point visitors will have the opportunity to visit the laundry room of the USS Yorktown, where roughly 360 loads of clothes were washed per day.  Thanks to a grant from the Society for Industrial Archeology out of the University of Michigan, Museum Services staff of Patriots Point has spent […]

91-Year-Old Pilot Brings History To Life At Patriots Point

In honor of SC Aviation Week, Patriots Point is recognizing long-time volunteer Bill Cart, a former World War II, Marine Corps Dauntless and Corsair pilot.  Cart, a Charleston native and resident of Mt. Pleasant, left the Citadel his sophomore year in 1942 to join the V-7 Navy program, which made him an aviation cadet.  Cart […]

Employees of the Month Named at Patriots Point

Congratulations to Justin Waldron, a new member of the Hull Maintenance department, for being named Employee of the Month for July at Patriots Point.  Justin demonstrated creativity and cooperation that truly exemplifies the spirit of team work necessary in the operation of a first-class education program. He was given an educational tool, and asked to […]

Forty-two SC Teachers Attend Recertification Program at Patriots Point

The second annual teacher recertification program at Patriots Point was a success with 42 educators from 16 districts across South Carolina attending.  The teachers received 20 recertification hours/one semester hour, two full days of professional development training, a book with program curriculum, meals, and the option to stay overnight aboard the ship.   For more […]

Bluffton Boys and Girls Club Visits Patriots Point

Thirteen kids from the Bluffton Boys and Girls Club got a fun experience this week by visiting Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mt. Pleasant, SC.  The boys and girls are took part in the museum’s history and science program and even spent the night aboard the USS Yorktown!  This opportunity for the kids […]

246 Army Band To Perform at Patriots Point

Patriots Point is excited to announce that as part of the SC Army National Guard Summer Concert Series, the 246 Army Band will perform on board the U.S.S. Yorktown this week. The concert begins at 2pm Friday, July 19th on the Yorktown and will end about 3:30pm.  Regular parking and admission to Patriots Point still […]

PHOTOS: Fourth of July Blast at Patriots Point

A big “thank you” to all who came out and made our Fourth of July Blast at Patriots Point such a hit.  Here are some photos for you to enjoy.  If you captured an awesome shot, we’d love to see it!  Just email it to  We may share it on our Facebook, Twitter or […]

Patriots Point to Host Second Annual Teacher Recertification Program

The Patriots Point Institute of History, Science and Technology will host the second annual Teacher Recertification Professional Development Program aboard the USS Yorktown August 7-8, 2013.  This year’s seminar features the theme, “Informal Learning to Expand Beyond the Classroom,” and will refresh and renew teachers as they prepare for a new school year.  For $50, […]

Patriots Point Announces Weekly Ticket Give-Away for Fourth of July

They’re the hottest tickets in town and Patriots Point wants to give everyone a chance to win.  Every week from now through July 4, the museum will give away two tickets to celebrate the Fourth of July from the Flight Deck of one of the nation’s most historic warships, the USS Yorktown.  To enter, participants […]

Fourth of July Blast – Important Information / Frequently Asked Questions

We are looking forward to celebrating the Fourth of July at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum – home to some of the nation’s most historic war ships.  Along with the most spectacular fireworks display in the Lowcountry, we will be offering two different viewing areas – the Flight Deck  of the USS Yorktown (tickets […]