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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
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
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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
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
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!
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
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!
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