Patriots Point Institute of History and Science to Offer Recertification Program for SC Teachers

For the first time ever, the Patriots Point Institute of History and Science is offering a special recertification program for South Carolina teachers aboard the USS YORKTOWN. This program, written by educators who have been in the classroom, is designed to inform teachers about multi-faceted programs that are available to assist them in and out […]

Museum Study to Reinvent USS Yorktown Visitor Experience

Changes are on the horizon for ‘The Fighting Lady’ at Patriots Point. The Patriots Point Development Authority Board has awarded a contract to develop a Museum Experience Master Plan for the USS YORKTOWN to MUSAIC Design Group. The project will revitalize visitors’ experiences aboard the YORKTOWN and will bring the ship to life at an […]

Fourth of July Blast Flight Deck Tickets Sold Out Two Weeks Early!

Lowcountry residents and visitors to Charleston are abuzz with excitement for the Fourth of July Blast at Patriots Point. With two weeks remaining until this annual celebration, Patriots Point Executive Director Mac Burdette has announced that Flight Deck tickets are officially sold out. Although tickets to the Flight Deck are sold out, there is still […]

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 […]