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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Decommissioned aircraft carrier provides an insight on the life of our naval personnel.

The aircraft carrier and the volunteers who provide tours of this magnificent vessels were a wonderful addition to our brief time in San Diego.

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John L
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White Marsh, Maryland
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White Marsh, Maryland
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The aircraft carrier and the volunteers who provide tours of this magnificent vessels were a wonderful addition to our brief time in San Diego.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent 4 hours touring the Aircraft Carrier Midway. You can see the progression of naval aircraft from 1945 when the Midway was launched until it was retired. The aircraft is displayed on the flight deck and in the hanger. There are winged aircraft as well as helicopters. You can also tour many levels of the ship's interior. You can... More 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very good museum for military enthusiasts. A lot of walking and need at least a full 2 hours to do it justice. Not so good for people with mobility challenges. Going up to the bridge requires steep climbing on ladders and no elevator. Many stops using the self guided tour and headset.

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Thank Robert E
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Favorite thing to do in San Diego! Really enjoyed the tours. Definitely get the headphones and wear them as you walk around. Money and time well spent!

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Thank Wendy K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to see what many sailors have experienced. There is nothing quite like a tour on an aircraft carrier. It has many vintage aircraft as well. It is well worth the admission to see a piece of history.

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Boston/Cape Cod
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here since it was rainy and it didn't make sense to go to the Zoo. What a surprise - interesting history, lots of hands-on, and terrific volunteers/retired military. Don't miss it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I have had a membership for at least 2 years. This place never gets old. They enjoy exploring each floor discovering something new with each trip. They also enjoy getting in the cockpit of the planes. Throughout the year there are special events as well. If your children love planes and battleships they will love the Midway.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking around the USS Midway was eye opening to say the least. To have a ship with complete medical, dental, etc., for the servicemen was so forward thinking. The large number of retired military were everywhere to answer questions and give you the history lesson if given the opportunity.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

USS Midway is certainly one of the coolest museums I've visited in a long time (and you get a good work out too!). The sheer size of the carrier is just breathtaking, the self guided and audio assisted tour through the ship very well done and the volunteers dotted around the ship knowledgeable and witty! We spent almost 3 hours... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great way to spend hours and hours..... outstanding learning experience.... wonderful displays and the best volunteers

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