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Coming Up At Patriots Point


  • Jun10
    Everything You Need to Know for the Patriots Point Firework Blast

    Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will continue the tradition of being the Lowcountry’s destination for patriotism this Fourth of July. If you’re interested in attending, here’s what you need to know as you make plans to celebrate the birth of American independence with us! This year’s celebration will be a ticketed event happening aboard the USS Yorktown. There will be no activities on land or in the parking lot of Patriots Point. Get exclusive access to this year’s fun and festivities aboard the historic USS Yorktown. The 4th of July Fireworks blast will include live music, food vendors, beer […]

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  • May24
    Memorial Day Weekend at Patriots Point

    Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will be the destination for patriotism this Memorial Day Weekend. SATURDAY, MAY 25 The Medal of Honor Museum at Patriots Point will reopen to visitors following a six-month renovation. The museum, located aboard the USS Yorktown, showcases the stories of our nation’s heroes, Medal of Honor Recipients. Designed to bring the Recipients’ stories to life, the all-new immersive exhibits will take guests back to the Civil War through the War on Terrorism to highlight select Medal of Honor Recipients. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Patriots Point visitors can meet Medal of Honor Recipients […]

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  • May21
    A Place of Peace: New Ship Library Exhibit Open Now

      An exciting new exhibit is now open, the USS Yorktown Ship Library. The exhibit promises to captivate history enthusiasts and military history buffs alike, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to delve into the rich historical significance of naval exploration and its impact on global affairs. It offers visitors a unique look at what life was like on board the ship. A noted American novelist and radioman on the 1966 cruise, Allan Gurganus, recalled, “It was a beautiful retreat. A demilitarized zone in the middle of a warship. The Library was a moment of sanity.” “It was a beautiful […]

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