Patriots Point lets SC residents pay what they can

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina residents who want to

see the USS

Yorktown are getting a special break on the admission


This weekend, the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum on

Charleston Harbor

in Mount Pleasant is letting South Carolina

residents pay what they can afford for

admission to the attraction

that features the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown.

Parking is normally $5 a vehicle and admission is $18 per

person. South Carolina

residents must bring proof of residence to

take advantage of the promotion that

continues through Sunday.

As always, military personnel in uniform and children younger

than 6 are admitted


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