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USS Midway Museum: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Located in downtown San Diego, the USS Midway (Museum) was America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century. Today, the interactive museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family as guests walk in the footsteps of the...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
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From start to finish this visit will keep you fascinated and thrilled. Take your time and enjoy each nook and cranny. With the figures positioned in different sections of the ship wearing the original uniforms, it's so easy to capture how it was to serve...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HertzVon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

23usd buys one an entrance to this post world war 2 ship which has seen action in the gulf. It is a aircraft carrier, now retired after 60yrs of service. The deck shows variety of aircrafts. Old deck hands lecture about how an aircraft is...More

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Reviewed yesterday

You could easily spend more than a day here. I started out by immediately going to the top to do the tower (they call it the island) tour, where the ship's caption, navigator and everyone who monitors the ship is located) because there can often...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Andy R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was doubtful about this museum But it is great, a lot of stuff a lot of stories, real stories, and the audiotour is great, you can take it at your time. Its a Must, and you should take your time, because it is busy,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Being able to see how the Navy lived and operated was amazing. I could not believe how much of the ship they let you into!! Volunteers were very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We went early and ? off season so didn't need advance tickets necessarily...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must see museum when visiting San Diego. Allow at least two hours and more if you like to read/listen to the various descriptions of aircraft and areas of the aircraft carrier. We were lucky that on the day we visited, former crew members were on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Volunteers were extremely helpful and informative. The audio tour was one of the better ones out there. A must see when in San Diego!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank W6556POheleng
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In town for business and I had a few extra hours one afternoon. Thoroughly enjoyed the self guided tour through th this amazing ship. Fascinating to see how the crew would preform all of the complex tasks to carry out their missions. All before smart...More

Thank T-Pow17
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband worked on this ship during his time in the Navy. We spent 5 hours touring the ship and took in almost every lecture or movie they had on board. The day we went there was a lecture on catapulting the planes from the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank EmmyKay40
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to learn about an amazing piece of military history. Free listening tour is easy and very informative. The “yellow hats” are full of great, real life stories and add a ton to the experience. Takes 2-3 hours depending how much you want to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Swe O
29 September 2019|
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Response from maddiedean17588 | Reviewed this property |
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4 September 2019|
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Response from Longlegsmn | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have limited wheelchairs to use. Remember part of the ship will not be able to access with a wheelchair.
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17 July 2019|
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Response from db7477 | Reviewed this property |
He would enjoy it. They have elevators to facilitate access to the main deck and the hanger deck.
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