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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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We didn't even realize it but we got there right before 9am and we got in for free!! We have two teenagers and a 10 year old and they too loved this awesome attraction! A must see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We didn't even realize it but we got there right before 9am and we got in for free!! We have two teenagers and a 10 year old and they too loved this awesome attraction! A must see experience..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful experience. If you have the time, do it! Great history lesson and view of life at sea on an aircraft carrier. Static aircraft display to tour on the flight deck is also available. 1. There is a lot of walking; therefore, wear comfortable shoes and clothes. They have some disabled accessible areas; however, to get to many areas of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This venue has many possibilities for parties. I attended a business sponsored event and while the food was fair,...the atmosphere was very pleasant. However, be prepared that you will more than likely have other events occurring on the ship as there are several sites on the ship used for receptions and events. The ship was extremely well maintained

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

One of the most enjoyable museums in the nation. A must when in San Diego. Plan on 4 plus hours, even with the self guided tour. Get hungry, eat a good lunch at the fantail cafe but be careful walking there through the gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Super awesome place to go! You will spend at least 4 hours here, start at 10 when it opens, and less busy and get the headsets. First, there are veterans that work and volunteer there and have truly amazing stories to share! They have gone to great lengths to bring the ship "to life," like the dryer running in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I've walked by the Midway several times when I've been in San Diego, but it was always too early, too late or I didn't have time to visit it. This time I was able to visit it and take the audio tour. Although there are numerous displays throughout the ship, the free audio tour really added a nice dimension with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Visiting the USS Midway was my husband's treat before we went and did the stuff the rest of us wanted to do. So it came as a surprise to find it so interesting and enjoyable. We went on a Sunday - there's plenty of conveniently close parking, and the queues for tickets moved quickly. The staff offered a very friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best military museum/exhibitions that I have been to. I'm ex-Army so didn't expect to find it as interesting as I did. There is so much to see,do and learn on board. All of the exhibits and memorabilia have been laid perfectly. It really is a step back in time. If you really want to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Loved our trip to the Midway. Particularly loved the veterans and their super interesting stories. Definitely worth seeing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

As a military and aircraft buff, ships like the Midway bring history to life. The rich tradition of the Midway during WWII is a rewarding way to spend a day or more, especially older children and younger adults who were not alive during the War. The collection of aircraft is outstanding. The ship is not terribly accessible for the disabled,... More 

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