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USS Midway Museum

910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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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 225,000 young men who served on Midway. Visitors explore a floating city at sea, the amazing flight deck and its 29 restored aircraft, flight simulators, and are inspired in the Battle of Midway Theater, included with admission. Admission also includes a self-guided audio tour narrated by Midway sailors in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese, French and German. Visiting Midway is a once-in-a-lifetime experience in San Diego, known around the world as "Navy Town, USA."
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910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was fascinating to walk in a true retired air craft carrier that has seen actual war times. The staff seem to be all mostly vets that enjoy speaking of this great hero of a boat. The day I visited another active nuclear air craft...More

Thank Snipor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Attended an event with over 700 ppl and the Midway did an amazing job. Such an incredible history with exhibits that transport you back to when the Midway was actively used by the Midway. Flight simulators that have you feeling like a fighter pilot. Really...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed yesterday

This museum is informative and really well done in every aspect. Definitely recommended and wonderful for children.

Thank Roger F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Right in the middle of downtown - - easy walk from hotels and the Santa Fe depot. San Diego is an historic Navy Town, so many of the volunteer staff have great stories to share.

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great for a family, with small children, as well as for adults. Lots to take in, great interactive displays and we learnt to much. Fun for the kids room who enjoyed climbing in planes and cockpits

Thank kathrynlovestravel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This and other aircraft carrier tour around the country are a great change of pace. The Midway exhibit was very interesting. We enjoyed the movie presented and the various tours (especially the bridge). We decided to split a tasty but pricey sandwich in the snack...More

Thank DGWatters
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting to see the aircraft carrier and see the history. The docents were the best! So very friendly and well informed. There are several docent tours and audio tours, all included in the price. I want to thank all the docents for their service...More

Thank DSG1953
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can not only tour the Carrier now, but you can have lunch on the aft deck overlooking the water and watching all the Military ships come and go. We were able to see carriers and other ships while enjoying a very nice lunch. Reasonable...More

Thank Reesa D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great ship to visit. Lots of interesting sites and tons on history. Well done. Great volunteers. A fun experience.

Thank ted194716
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a few hours to kill so I decided to take a tour of the USS Midway Museum. It's the actual aircraft carrier. You get to tour the entire ship, they have a number of different types of fighter jets and aircraft for you...More

Thank Warren R
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14 November 2017|
Response from Mutahir R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are no lockers on the ship as far as I know. But the guys/staff there are super helpful and I think if you tell them your ordeal, they are going to find a way! Hope you enjoy the tour ! (:
11 October 2017|
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Response from NinaW2000 | Reviewed this property |
Tour the bridge first. That takes about 30 minutes. With the remainder of the time stroll by the planes on top deck. If you have time left, walk through the other sections labeled in yellow 1-33 with the headset and stop... More
11 October 2017|
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Response from pscollard | Reviewed this property |
5 hours at least