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“Interesting attraction!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of USS Midway Museum

USS Midway Museum
910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-9600
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Ranked #2 of 215 attractions in San Diego
Type: Ships, Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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!
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Interesting attraction!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This attraction was included in our San Diego pass so we thought we'd take a look around - it was fantastic. It's huge! So much to see and learn - unfortunately, did not have a lot of time to do the whole audio tour. The staff are friendly and informative, happy to answer questions. Would definitely like to take more time to see it again!

Visited June 2013
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“Massive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I love Military History, so this was right up my alley. Only complaint was people getting in the way of pictures and being rude towards the people trying to explain different parts of the ship. Loved it. A must see.

Visited June 2013
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“It was great.. enjoyed the history and the experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Disliked:When we got to the location, there was suppose to be free parking, but we arrived around noonish and then the lot was full. Only place we found was across from the ship/ same side of the road, and it was metered and limit of 2 hours... so we had to go back after two hours and put in more coins.. we wasted some valuable time

Liked: The history of the ship and the self-guided tour.. we had 4 hours and yet we didn't see it all. If you want to participate in the talks they give and see all the ship plan on at least 4 hours or more.

Visited July 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Aircraft carrier is amazing. The tours by ex-navy along with the audio tour make it a excellent day out

Visited June 2013
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“USS Midway”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Expect to spend a few hours on it and bring cash. Try the flight simulator and if you are tall then there will be a lot of head ducking.

Visited July 2013
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