Please note that programs are designated on your reservation form and are scheduled to start promptly. If you should have a delay en route, please contact Shirl Knight at (843) 971-5044.


You are more than welcome to bring a bag lunch. If the weather is nice, picnic tables are available. There are also indoor accommodations. Food at the Snack Shack is available for purchase onsite or, through prior arrangement, they can prepare sack lunches. Lunch arrangements can be confirmed upon program registration.


Once on site, you may pick up your group tickets at the ticket window, located next to the Ship Store. If you ordered in advance, please have your confirmation number with you.

Note that parking is free for Motorcoach and school busses. Other vehicles are $5 at the entrance to Patriots Point.


Our educational programs take place in a variety of locations, between historic naval vessels and the beach. Please wear comfortable shoes and indoor/outdoor weather appropriate clothing. Your safety is VERY important to us so please hold onto handrails, watch your head, and do not run!

We would love to see your photos! Share them with us online on our Facebook | Twitter | Instagram accounts.

Don’t forget to visit the Ship Store on your way out, located landside. There you can find military memorabilia, books, apparel, local Charleston products, and more.

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COVID-19 Notice

Due to health safety measures related to COVID-19, structured, in-person education programs have been suspended. Please consider booking a guided or self-guided tour for your group.

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COVID-19 Notice

Due to health safety measures related to COVID-19, our overnight camping program has been suspended. Please consider joining our exclusive list to be among the first to learn when the program relaunches.

Interested in booking a day group visit to see our museum? Discounted rates for 10+ people.

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