The dominant attraction is the Yorktown, an Intrepid class aircraft carrier converted into a museum ship. One of the best museums of its kind, it allows tours of the interior of the ship, has dozens of period air craft, the Apollo 8 capsule, and the official Medal of Honor museum. There's also a theater showing historical pieces including 'the fighting lady', a WWII documentary shot onboard, and a nice little snack area directly underneath a suspended B-25 bomber. There's also several other ships nearby including a submarine and the Laffey, a WWII destroyer, as well as monuments to the cold war submariners and a recreation of a Vietnam helicopter base. The gift shop is large and well fitted, and tours of Fort Sumter leave every two hours from a nearby pier. Very nice location, compares well with any military museum I've seen, including the Air and Space in DC.
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