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An Amazing Ship - Don't be in a Hurry

We stayed at a beach hotel very close to the Lexington. We got to see her in the daylight and also... read more

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FunTravelerOhio123
Go early!

This is an awesome place to visit. Our family includes kids from 9 to 15 and all were thoroughly... read more

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Tawanna R
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Open from 9am to 5pm. Visitors can tour the most highly decorated Essex Class aircraft carrier of World War II.The 16-story "Blue Ghost" displays military artifacts and more than a dozen aircraft. 5 Tour Routes,3D MEGA Theater,Ship's Store,Mess Deck...more
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at a beach hotel very close to the Lexington. We got to see her in the daylight and also lit up at night. A beautiful site. Please take your time and see all parts of the ship. There are a lot of tutorials...More

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

This is an awesome place to visit. Our family includes kids from 9 to 15 and all were thoroughly interested. Go early so you can see it all! Tours are self guided so you can set your own pace but we arrived about 1pm and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tawanna R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely a must see when you are in the Corpus Christi area!! Very friendly, knowledgeable volunteers always available for questions or just to visit. Steep stairs so wear appropriate shoes/clothes. Very informative and well thought out!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank flsd101
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Lexington museum was very well done. There are knowledgeable volunteers all over the place. It is well signposted. There is plenty to see and the displays of the various parts of the ship were very well done. This is the best ship, submarine, airplane...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EricSmd
Reviewed 5 days ago

We greatly enjoyed the museum! The sheer size of the Lexington requires comfortable shoes, alternating sweater/no sweater. What a great look at the sacrifice and lifestyle of our amazing military. I would go back again....with better shoes than I wore this time. And take water!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went early morning during spring break and there were only light crowds. Our kids loved going up and down the stairs, discovering the different rooms, checking out the planes, and running the guns with sound effects. We did have a small snack there and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tedesco6
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a blast! Tons to see and a lot of walking; great for getting in those steps. The whole experience is well worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 502juliee
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tour could easily take up a week if you were to visit AND read all of the exhibits. Very informative and interesting with great staff to assist.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thunder E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent walk through history on this amazing vessel. Much larger than it looks from the highway. Good trip with teenagers.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank toddp943
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent seven hours touring the ship. We ate lunch at the mess deck. As a Navy guy I loved everything about it.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Joe L
22 January 2019|
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barnesrev
20 January 2019|
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Response from traveller60532 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 65 years and over. Not positive as i did not have to avail this discount.
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Darwin M
26 December 2018|
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Response from Rod E | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, you can take pictures from all over the ship.
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