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History, museum & self guided tour - educational for all in the family getting to see parts of... read more

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History on the dock.

Toured this ship with a friend that was stationed on this class of carrier back in the 60's. Also... read more

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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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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
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History, museum & self guided tour - educational for all in the family getting to see parts of history and honoring the men and women of the military. You will appreciate your normal daily life after seeing what these people had to live with on...More

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Toured this ship with a friend that was stationed on this class of carrier back in the 60's. Also had another friend that trained on the Lexington. That made it special.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must visit. So much history. Can spend 3 to 4 hours easily. The aviation portion was the highlight!!

Thank shrutis1989
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The exhibits were informative. The self guided tours were clearly laid out; no getting lost below deck.

Thank swished
Reviewed 2 days ago

This carrier is big and full of history. I have only been on one other carrier and that was in San Diego. This ones seemed about the same. It is really neat to get to see everything and all the places to walk through, especially...More

Thank spike9090
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit lots to see. Kids will really enjoy this. Best to view on a sunny day. On a rainy day the flight deck is a bit wet.

Thank frank r
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So she’s right on the beach, easy to walk to if you stay at North Beach, and very photogenic. They light the ship up with blue lights at night, to reflect her nickname as the “Blue Ghost.” There’s a jetty you can walk out on...More

Thank 99evand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience! Did the LiveAboard program with Cub Scouts and it was fun! I've been aboard before for a normal self-guided tour and thoroughly enjoyed it too!

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a few hours and go back i time when the battleships fought wars. GreAt shop to buy military souvenir items. Call the ship to see if there’s special rates or free for servicemen or veterans around veteran’s day. Check for special ceremonies honoring servicemen...More

Thank Rosemary K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I loved touring the ship! Just so much history to take in! We will definitely go again next time we're down there!

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Adults $16.95, Seniors $14.95, Children (4-12) $11.95
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Adults $17, seniors $15