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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Great museum

This is a different way to learn from history. Stepping on it! It has 5 areas (tours) within the... read more

Reviewed today
Mission, Texas

My husband and I enjoyed touring this ship. There was an veteran volunteering in the engine room... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Reviewed today

This is a different way to learn from history. Stepping on it! It has 5 areas (tours) within the carrier to visit and a 4D small movie theater. Our family and I spent a very good time.

Thank LuisCp_07
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed touring this ship. There was an veteran volunteering in the engine room that was very informative and answered our questions. In the hot summer months, you'll want to go as soon as they open. Even though there is air-conditioning in...More

Thank Maharaney
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I liked the museum and going through the history of it. But it was tiresome after a while. The main places had ac but when going throu ladders and corridors it got hot. Other than that I loved the experience.

Thank jessica d
Reviewed yesterday

We had a good time exploring the areas with accessibility but found many were sectioned off to public plus a retirement event was happening on the day we visited and we had to walk around the function area. We didn't have time to do one...More

Thank T D B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Almost $45 for 3 people. My teenagers were very excited about visiting the attraction, however, they lost interest very quickly. One lost 50 cents in the telescope that didn't work. And the 43 minute 3D video only provided a nap opportunity. The tour was self...More

Thank LaRhonda W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited during noon hours, and was great except too hot. Try going as soon as it opens! We needed to kill time before getting the keys to the condo we stayed at and was great, we all like it.

Thank Mayra P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was very educational. The staff is very helpful. They will make suggestions for you and answer all questions.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit to an aircraft carrier. Wow! One big ship. There's a lot to see and a lot of walking to do. There are several aircraft on the flight deck and in the hanger to view as well as below deck tours....More

Thank hwr2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's impressive in size and the flight deck is amazing . It is blazing hot during the summer in Corpus Christi and it was unbelievably hot in the ship . Many parts of the ship were closed off to tourist and only a limited things...More

Thank DAN P
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have a son who is a bit of a historian. He loved going thru the ship. Wife is an engineer who worked in industry; she enjoyed the engineering (boiler room, machine shop) department

Thank DennisKilian
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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.
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.
Sondra T
2 June 2017|
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Response from Pooky225 | Reviewed this property |
It is a floating museum, it's not a cruise ship or a ship you stay on. It's a WWII battleship. Very interesting, a great day out.