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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
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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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BEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER MUSEUM

in our country so when in San Diego plan to spent 2 or 3 hours there. People in wheel chairs can see some things on the hangar deck and flight deck using the elevator, but by no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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montana
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

in our country so when in San Diego plan to spent 2 or 3 hours there. People in wheel chairs can see some things on the hangar deck and flight deck using the elevator, but by no means will they get to view the galley, medical and other areas of the ship. There is a gift store and all sales... More 

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Woodland, CA
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was fortunate to be on the Midway for a hosted evening dinner and dancing party. It was totally cool to reminsce about the sailors that spent months on the ship in the very spot I was sitting. The tour inside gives you a real life experience of activity during the first gulf war. They also have fighter jet simulators... More 

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Thank Bill F
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Down from the Harbor Drive tall ships rests a leviathan war ship called the "Midway". The ship is an aircraft carrier of huge proportions. You enter the below decks to acquaint yourself with the massive aircraft hangar which houses dozens of vintage aircraft from the second world war. Many other attractions and distractions are littered throughout the huge hangar area.... More 

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Thank hetrex
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son-in-law is currently on an aircraft carrier, so being able to tour one was not a novel experience. This air craft carrier doubles as an amazing museum and history center. The various planes highlighted there are so cool. They have every type and generation of aircraft. Many of the staff are elderly veterans with amazing life stories. My husband... More 

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Thank turk132
Las Vegas, Nevada
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have never been on a ship this big you must go take a look. The size and the history of this vessel is very impressive. Spend a few hours and take a look at this city on the sea.

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Thank KUFan2
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cool experience if you take your time to see it. Recon youll use a half day on here so if you have som xtra time.

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Thank HotPavement
San Diego
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited the Midway a few times since it opened in San Diego as a museum. It is now the city's most popular museum! Every time I return, they seem to have expanded the public assess to different areas of the ship. Not to miss when visiting San Diego!

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Thank SDBeachbum
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must get the free audio head sets, so much more information and history on this magnificent old ship,there was also return servicemen on deck explaining more personal details about their time spent on this ship. Wish I had more time, could of been there all day

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Thank Alex C
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to see and do. Information is easy to understand and follow. The short film is worth the 15 minutes when you come in. Talk to the veteran volunteers, they are a wealth of information! On the flight deck sit and listen to the live detailed presentations from veteran volunteers. Have your walking shoes on and ladies, skip the... More 

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Thank Chriscrew
Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is just worth it. I would be surprised if there were any negative reviews. If you have kids, they will love it and learn a lot.

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