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USS Midway Museum

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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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A wonderful experience and a history lesson to remember. You can spend a whole day on board and still not see everything. It's a real insight into every aspect of a ship life at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

A wonderful experience and a history lesson to remember. You can spend a whole day on board and still not see everything. It's a real insight into every aspect of a ship life at sea. Re come d the virtual simulation ride. My sons face as he stepped out after it was a picture!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The USS Midway was a great way to spend a few hours to get an insight into the US Navy. Make sure you do the audio tour, which is very long if you do all of it but you can do selected parts too - just check the map you are given. Also don't skip the film about the battle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Stood in line for only a few minutes to get our tickets, I would recommend 3 hours plus to see everything! The self guided tour is fantastic and the sailors on board sharing about the ship adds so much value to the tour...It was just incredible...we also had the privilege of seeing a "Change of Command" ceremony which was impressive.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Visited this museum yesterday--what an experience! We owe so much to our military men and women--I was honored to pay a visit.

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Cerritos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Great historical venue. A tribute to veterans of WWII. The museum is fascinating and provides a great perspective to what soldiers deal with in times of war.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

It would be perfect for air-plan and military fans, personally I didn't enjoy it that much. but it was a change.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Took our family of 4 aboard the USS Midway. Bought tickets ahead of time on Costco's site and printed off at home before heading to California. Saved money this way. Very cool carrier with alot of interactive exhibits. Audio tour included. WWII vets on board to tell their experiences. Parked block away from museum as the parking lot for the... More 

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Ehningen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful part of history. The employees and volunteers are top notch. Very educational and a must see for San Diego.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Our family decided to go to this monster of a museum. We didn't know that this carrier would be that big. Pictures really do not do justice to this excellent piece of Naval history. The amount of aircraft on deck was amazing. Being able to see and sit in cockpits, simulators, and touring inside the helicopters was a really great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

As a group we only had time for one sightseeing trip and selected this as our groups' choice. Very educational and interesting. We went in the afternoon and the place was not crowded but we could have spent more time. Make sure you bring student ID if you are student. We walked from our hotel so didn't need parking. After... More 

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Additional Information about USS Midway Museum

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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