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USS Midway Museum: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I (visiting from London) visited the USS Midway as part of a visit to San Diego. We spent 5 hours being enthralled by getting a tremendous insight into what life was like on an aircraft carrier. It was quite humbling to hear...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

It was quite impressive to see this large ship with helicopters and small aircraft aboard. This ship must have been a wonder while sailing,

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago 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

Thank Ajeet N
Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago

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 3 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 3 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 3 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

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Swe O
September 28, 2019|
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Response from maddiedean17588 | Reviewed this property |
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September 3, 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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Departure36885440709
July 16, 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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