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USS LEXINGTON

2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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If you luv nautical check it out!! This ship is worth exploring. Plus lots of angles to take pics... read more

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Visited with my father in law, a Korean / Vietnam veteran.

Our visit was too short. We were there about 2 hours. to see it all would have taken another hour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ken M
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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 and Flight Simulator. National Historic Landmark located on North Beach.Elevator from the Hangar Deck to the Flight Deck is now available.Welcome Aboard!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you luv nautical check it out!! This ship is worth exploring. Plus lots of angles to take pics of cargo ships entering port!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our visit was too short. We were there about 2 hours. to see it all would have taken another hour and a half. the site is well lighted, the exhibits are well maintained and there is adequate explanation. there are volunteers on board that will...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I planned on spending a couple hours touring the Lexington and ended up spending almost 4 hours here, and could have easily spent a couple more hours, but we had to move along. This was a very enjoyable, well put together museum...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had went to a hockey game the night before & stayed the night in Corpus. We were not sure what to do Sunday but was sure we didn't want to head back home. So my Husband took us to the USS Lexington. We had...More

Thank Bobbi D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 - 4 hours on this ship reliving the history of the past 75 years. Besides the history of the ship, the presentations parallel the events of the day from WWII to 1991 when the ship was de-commissioned. It is a floating museum...More

Thank Splicebar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a spare day so we made the 2 hour drive from San Antonio to see the Lexington. Most exhibits are below decks which was good as it was a rainy windy day. There are a lot of planes on display from WWII through...More

Thank Goriders99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly blown away, wow, what an experience. Multiple classic planes, access to below decks, this place is amazing

Thank AEZ22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best attraction in town! Love walking around this ship, seeing the exhibits and walking where men fought and died in defense of this nation.

Thank revdale2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several years ago, my wife and I visited the Lady Lex. The deck is large and in the summer -- very warm. Below decks, the hanger or major event area is spacious. If you like tight spaces, you can crawl through hatches, up ladders, and...More

Thank jduggan620
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lex is a must-go when visiting Corpus Christi. It has been maintained quite well. Everybody on board is pretty friendly. They have all kinds of attractions, after all it was Pearl Harbor's movie set! You can arrange an over night stay with your scouts...More

Thank Gabriela R
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martinhouse68
23 August 2017|
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Response from JMart22 | Reviewed this property |
I've never done a guided tour on the USS Lexington. There are some great exhibits and plenty of signs to guide you through. Save time for the IMAX theatre as well.
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Kate V
10 July 2017|
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Response from russellbW1191YD | Reviewed this property |
The only A/C that I encountered was in the theater.
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Ramon M
9 June 2017|
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Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
I believe their was a sign as you walk the ramp to the ship and it was a NO.
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