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Patriots Point offering half-priced admission to furloughed employees

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (WCSC) - Patriots Point is offering discounted admission to federal employees affected by the recent government shutdown.

Furloughed employees and their families will receive half-priced admission throughout the furlough period, according to a release from Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.

"This is just a small way we can reach out to those visitors whose day-to-days have been suddenly altered," Executive Director Mac Burdette said in a statement.

To obtain the discount, furloughed employees must show a federal ID card.

Patriots Point is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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