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Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
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+1 619-544-9600
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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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very great tour of the ship

We should have stayed longer. The top part of the ship closed before we could get up there to see it. You have allow time to be up there and they shut it down at about 4:00... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Dover, Florida, United States
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Dover, Florida, United States
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We should have stayed longer. The top part of the ship closed before we could get up there to see it. You have allow time to be up there and they shut it down at about 4:00 which is an hour before the attraction closes. Loved the ship though and the harbor it is in.

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Raymore, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think the USS Midway Museum is definitely worth visiting at least once in your life. Even if you aren't interested in the Military or the history of this ship, it is awesome just to see the size and magnitude of what we are able to produce. hard to believe this behemoth can float as big as it is! The... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are not many places in the world where you can fly in a simulator and then get photographed next to the same aircraft you just flown in(well sort of flown in). Visit the USS Midway museum and become part of the history. This museum is probably the only place on the West Coast where you can tour an aircraft... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The volunteers on MIDWAY are fabulous. They've done a marvelous job highlighting various parts of the ship and the AUDIO TOUR is INCLUDED in the price of admission.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Reading about and looking at picture can never substitute seeing the real thing. It's impressive, fascinating and quite wheelchair adapted and accessible. Although it s apparent that a lot of effort was made I had to accept that I couldn't roll beyond certain obstacles or go inside where climbing in tight spaces is required. I used a narrow and short... More 

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history, the scope of the ship, the collection of planes and helicopters and the various docents all combine to make the visit exceptional.

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Thank PhilipConnecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is so much to see, do and learn at the USS Midway. The veterans have great stories about their time on the ship. The variety of planes on display run from WW II to modern day. You could spend may hours just reading about and studying them. The below decks tour is eye opening, when you realize how crowded... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed 2 hours touring the USS Midway but could have stayed loner. We went with our high school aged children and they loved it. You do have some stairs and obsticals to climb over which may limit your tour based on your traveling needs. What a great addition to the San Diego Bay!!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history of the Midway is rich. The opportunity to walk through this giant aircraft carrier should not be missed. With many former crew men leading the tours visiting this floating museum gives anyone a deep understanding of how life on a ship is, was and most likely will be. Every section of this ship demonstrates something of interested, however,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took our kids (10 and 8) to the USS Midway last week, and they enjoyed it a lot. I wasn't sure sure if they would like it since it's really a historical experience more than anything, but they really did. Their Great-Uncle Chuck served in both sectors of WWII so that helped make it real for them. There's an... More 

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