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USS LEXINGTON

2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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A unique history.

The first thing that struck me was how close to the shore this iconic vessel was, that and here... read more

Reviewed yesterday
garygeorge3
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Lightwater Uk
This is a Part of History

This is my second time on the Lex. The tour has more to see, and the ship is used for special... read more

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sabledad
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Miami, Florida
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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

The first thing that struck me was how close to the shore this iconic vessel was, that and here sheer size. It's an easy walk up to the ship from the ex Blue Angels Skyhawk on guard at the gates, for those with limited mobility...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is my second time on the Lex. The tour has more to see, and the ship is used for special events, which were occurring at the time of our visit. You can spend a few hours here, or an entire day - there is...More

Thank sabledad
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Lexington on a recent trip to Corpus. It was interesting to see, walk around and be on deck. Beyond that I really don’t have an interest in aircraft carrier history so I didn’t get a lot out of it. Having said that...More

Thank beach4me42
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and knowledgeable about their class. Provide great coffee and pastries for snacks. Classroom atmosphere was comfortable. Great new exhibits. Recommend touring the engine room. If you go, be sure to say howdy to Rusty.

Thank Alfonso C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well my son and husband are war buffs and we spent most of the day here. It is incredibly well done and the audio helps you around the various exhibits and areas of the ship to give you a deep insight to how it must...More

1  Thank Janne H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibits and photo ops were nice. The ability to stand next to so many types of military aircraft and stand in a gunnery tower priceless. the climb up and down standard aircraft ladders and stairs was difficult for me. it was very close quartets...More

1  Thank Radine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do in Corpus Christi. A historical place that is presented very well. Climb up the ladders to the bridge.

1  Thank Henry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An American treasure of naval history, a kamikaze hit, supposed ghosts, site for TV and Movies, the history is deep and so are the legends, the deck has hosted school dances as well as other events, enjoy the theater and simulator.

Thank Josh F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an experience of a lifetime, extremely educational. What a way to honor all those who have laid their life on the line.

Thank b31s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good look at the history of the ship and other craft of the world war. Well presented and worth the vist.

Thank chernobog1
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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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