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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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 really enjoyed our museum tour. Talked with many of the docents which was really interesting because some had served on the Midway and some on other ships. There was a lot of interesting history displayed/shown on the Midway. We purchased tickets...More

Thank rpver
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the USS Midway and expected to just spend about an hour looking around, but we ended up spending 4 hours and loved every minute of it! There is so much to learn about and see, and the docents are incredible and informative. Take the...More

Thank ideal21
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have toured many historical sites but this was one of my favorites. Not only was it interesting to actually tour an aircraft carriers but it was humbling to listen to the veterans that have actually served aboard it and other warships...the true heroes.

Thank Barb E
Reviewed 2 days ago

very nice place to see, great views of the naval ships across the bay and very friendly staff.. Had lots of fun and will visit again

Thank shamrock172
Reviewed 2 days ago

Aside from being impressive in size, just to realize that some did not return is sobering the sacrifise made by some to keep others free. Sounds corny , but true. Airplane displays were great and going thru the ships quarters did give you the real...More

Thank WebsterFoodie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Volunteers that are ex navy and super helpful allow the reliving of there heroism and makes for an incredible experience.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a stop you must make if you have time in San Diego. A piece of floating history that is often overlooked.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

USA Midway is an Post World War Two Aircraft carrier which served the nation with distinction for decades.Presently,it has retired from service & is converted to Museum.Very educative visit on how armed forces of the nation serve to protect the integrity of country.Large no of...More

Thank Harendra P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great visit. I have been to several ship museums but this was by far the best. The veterans were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The entire place was well kept and clean. Very good tour. Active Military and Law Enforcement enjoy complimentary entrance. Set aside a...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The veterans are funny and engaging. The stories on all the guided audio make this tour so informative and interesting. An absolute must stop. We mostly focused on flight deck and the captains tour. We really liked this place and so glad the vets are...More

Thank Adam S
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melonpanna
15 November 2017|
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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 ! (:
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TravelinManCalgary
12 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
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TravelinManCalgary
11 October 2017|
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Response from pscollard | Reviewed this property |
5 hours at least
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