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Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619-544-9600
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this real...
The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this real naval aircraft carrier offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for everyone. Guests of all ages can enjoy a self-guided audio tour featuring 60 exhibits highlighting this “city at sea” and 25 restored aircrafts. Explore galleys, officer’s country and sleeping quarters of a 69,000 ton ship, naturally located in Navy Town USA, a visit to the Midway is uniquely San Diego!
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I talked my reluctant wife into a visit to the Midway, on the condition that we'd leave after 90 minutes if she was bored. Four hours later we left the ship, driven by sore feet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I talked my reluctant wife into a visit to the Midway, on the condition that we'd leave after 90 minutes if she was bored. Four hours later we left the ship, driven by sore feet and hunger rather than lack of interest. They have a well-done and no glitch audio head phone system, and four or 5 separate routes through... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

visited many times and have taken visiting relatives also. always something new to learn and see. very informative and interesting for all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This was one of the must do things while we were in San Diego. I was completely impressed by the size of this ship, had no idea of how big it was actually going to be. We all walked around everywhere we could while enjoying every minute of it. I personally think the best part is all the retired planes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My initial response to visiting the USS Midway was Pish Posh. But, we were there and, why not? Right? Well, I have to admit that this was an AWESOME tour and experience. It was all brought home to me when we visited the rooms where Operation Desert Storm was planned. The staff is extremely knowledgeable, most are Navy vets who... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is one of the few historical places to see that you actually get the feeling of what it was like to be in the Navy in WWII. The tour is with a taped recording through all of the areas and there are many volunteers along the way that you can stop and ask questions. As you make your way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The USS Midway Museum is a very interesting and interactive attraction. It is possible to visit a real aircraft carrier, play with the simulators and take a lot of pictures

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great day out in San Diego. We stayed not far from this huge monument and enjoyed visiting it and the surrounding area on a perfect summer day. Also took a harbor tour from the marina adjacent.

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Good tour with lots of tour guides. It is easy to get to from downtown hotels. The tour does require a lot of climbing stairs and narrow passages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I took my 4.5 year old to the museum, I knew he wouldn't really understand it much, but he loved seeing the airplanes, especially any of the ones you can go in. He loved running around through the different parts of the ship. And overall gave a chance to talk to him and teach him about some of it's history,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The USS Midway is truly a floating city displaying the majesty of the US Navy...a must visit for all ages..young and old...it was very interesting to see how the Navy personnel's quarters and living areas and glimpses into their lives..parking was convenient, the online ticket purchase made entry a breeze with no wait times...the staff was courteous and helpful...keep in... More 

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Address: Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619-544-9600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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