We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

USS Midway Museum

Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619-544-9600
Website
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
Special Offer
$80*
and up
Go San Diego Card
Top Rated
$159*
and up
San Diego Day Trip from Los Angeles
97%
Ranked #1 of 216 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Military Museums, Ships, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Military Museums, Ships, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Write a Review

7,766 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    5,778
    1,789
    180
    12
    7
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

awesome tour of a bit of history. The Docents are excellent and so enthusiastic !! loved it elevators available for seniors and young children

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

While I am not very knowledged about the history of our Nation, I at least felt such deep pride in how so many of our wonderful countries men risked their lives, maybe even died for the rest of us on this ship! There is so much to see! So much to take in! Spend the time and the money to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, Kentucky
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Very informative speakers. Former pilots and crewmen who served on the ship. Have toured the USS Intrepid prior and the USS Midway tour blew it away,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Spring Valley, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

it was a wonderful experience looking at the quarters for the crew and the large planes, the crew explains every detail and I would bring my out of town guest to visit this again, thank you for saving this wonderful ship

Was this review helpful? Yes
Willoughby Hills, Ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

It was a cool place to see. You really need a long time there. After awhile it got to be the same thing over again. You need to be in shape to climb up and down the ladders to the different decks of the ship.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rochester, Mi
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
26 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We visited 2 years ago and didn't even see 1/2 the ship (due to a previously booked boat tour... which was a waste of time and money) so this trip to San Diego we knew this was our 1st stop. Arrive early, at least 30 min prior to opening or better yet get your tickets online and you then stand... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
36 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had an event for our society meeting on the midway and a great tour of history, airplanes and an impressive walk around the flight deck and mechanical deck of the largest ship the navy build. Well worth the time to tour it and view the variety of aircraft on the flight deck.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Our visit to USS Midway was excellent and great value for money. The tour takes at least 4 hours to fully appreciate everything there is to see. We had an audio self guided tour but did have a docent for the bridge tour. It is recommended to start at the bridge as it gets very busy. A must do whilst... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area you must see this huge aircraft carrier. Yes you've seen them on TV but you can not image how big this ship is. We had a dinner function in the Hanger.......Amazing. They give very interesting tours and you can see all different types of planes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bath, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A real insight into the life of those who would have been on board. Brilliant team and will definitely return.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed USS Midway Museum also viewed

 

Been to USS Midway Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of USS Midway Museum and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from USS Midway Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?