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Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
Phone Number: +1 619-544-9600
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this real...

The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this real naval aircraft carrier offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for everyone. Guests of all ages can enjoy a self-guided audio tour featuring 60 exhibits highlighting this “city at sea” and 25 restored aircrafts. Explore galleys, officer’s country and sleeping quarters of a 69,000 ton ship, naturally located in Navy Town USA, a visit to the Midway is uniquely San Diego!

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A MUST SEE MUSEUM

We visited the USS Midway Museum with family and friends, what a wonderful day! We spent over three hours walking above and below decks admiring the exhibits and the vintage... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Arthur Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the USS Midway Museum with family and friends, what a wonderful day! We spent over three hours walking above and below decks admiring the exhibits and the vintage aircraft. We appreciated talking with the volunteer veterans who served aboard her (THANKS FOR SERVING!) over the years and learned a lot of nostalgia. We've toured all four of the... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the Midway! Such an exciting tour. Quite an experience to see how the people lived on the carrier

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Thank redee2retire
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The aircraft carrier itself is amazing. However, it was the staff on board who did the guides and demonstrations who impressed me the most.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The only problem we had was we went on our last day and wasn't long enough. It's amazing how they have maintained and brought the ship to life and to listen to stories of how the ship was ran and to tour all the areas. You need a good 4 or 5 hours to go around properly and for $20... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was incredibly crowded when we visited this 'must see' place in San Diego. It's definitely worth the wait, finding parking, and being surrounded by crowds. It's amazing to see this ship from World War II and many other battles up so close. You'll need a few hours to look back at the amazing history of this giant ship and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a fantastic self tour with audio. I was so impressed with the ship and the exhibitsame, and it made me respect the armed forces more than ever before. ALloyd of the exhibits were well documented and interesting. I would recommend it to everyone.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the USS Midway today and enjoyed every minute of it! Great experience, history and we highly recommend!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you never visited a aircraft carrier, if you are in San Diego go visit the USS Midway. You'll leave with a lot of good memories and also with a lot of historic information.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The grandsons (age 3 & 6) especially enjoyed sitting in various aircraft trainers on the Hangar Deck. Go at your own pace audio tour is included in admission. Exploring the Engine Room and the Fight Deck were highlights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is too much to write. We visited on a gorgeous day and enjoyed everything. The flight deck is the best. Save 30 minutes for a guided tour of the bridge. Lots of walking!

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