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Very worthwhile stop. Very interesting, well maintained. Good experience for family visit. Good... read more

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If your a history buff you will enjoy the tour of the The USS Lexington. The self guided tour is... read more

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Beemerjockey
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French Camp, California
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very worthwhile stop. Very interesting, well maintained. Good experience for family visit. Good displays , presentations and attractions. Well worth the time

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your a history buff you will enjoy the tour of the The USS Lexington. The self guided tour is roped off to 5 different tours which can all be seen from any where to from 2 to 4 hours depending on how much you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Beemerjockey
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time at corpus and first time at a ship museum very big as it’s a aircraft carrier was very surprised there is a lot to see the videos and information boards give all the knowledge you need to have a great day we spent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank iportsmouth07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved touring the boat, all the displays & history & excellent volunteers to help. Spent 4 hrs there very well spent, excellent gem to visit. The views of the bay is incredible from the ship, they have a shop & great cafe. Very wonderful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 260myriamm
Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed this much more than expected. There are lots of interactive exhibits that are fun for all ages and an impressive number of aircraft to look at. Particularly good is their exhibit detailing WWII.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank quinnmccolly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Be sure to pay for a tour $25. Don't miss the captains quarters. Parking $4. Lots of good restaurants nearby, try Blackbeards.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank landyachty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Lexington is an great place to visit, with a good selection of exhibits. I liked the cutaway aircraft engines, as well as the planes themselves. Some very good exhibits chronicling the battles the ship was in. I do wish the engine room was open...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 927stuarth
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved seeing the inside of an actual carrier, even if it was old. Everyone was fascinated. It can be a pretty grueling trip because it is so large, so beware if you have mobility issues.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank f8jfncnc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the two of us and not much time to spend...definitely worth it! There is a lot of road construction in the immediate area so follow your navigation directions carefully! Parking is slim right now and only 3 handicapped spaces and they were full even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dontlikesnow44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to see naval history, great pic site. Kids love it. Good fishing spot along side of ship, with a jetty which holds trout sometimes.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Joe L
22 January 2019|
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Response from Sergio P | Reviewed this property |
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barnesrev
20 January 2019|
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Response from traveller60532 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 65 years and over. Not positive as i did not have to avail this discount.
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Darwin M
26 December 2018|
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Response from Rod E | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, you can take pictures from all over the ship.
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