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Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
Phone Number: 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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San Diego Stay-cation

A must see!! Make reservations and print tickets the night before to save standing in a lengthy line. plan on spending several hours. I suggest lunch on the fantail AFTER you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Lori F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see!! Make reservations and print tickets the night before to save standing in a lengthy line. plan on spending several hours. I suggest lunch on the fantail AFTER you finish on the simulators.

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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Saw this outside my window and the 12 year old in my jumped through my skin. Not cheap for way up there on the cool factor.

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Thank mashugi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The USS Midway has something for everyone. For military and history enthusiasts, it's a MUST SEE. For kids, the flight simulators and aircraft on display are a lot of fun to experience. If you are not really into any of the above, you can have a cocktail at the galley and relax and enjoy the gorgeous views of the harbor.

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Thank Amore B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fascinating tour of the entire ship! really enjoyed the history and the details of flight landings and launches. The staff were very well informed and could answer any question.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband wanted to see this museum so I went along. There were way too many stairs and ladders for my knees and there is no way to go back once you start going up or down. The flight deck presentations were very interesting. If you can only do one thing see those.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ship is a definite stop for visitors in San Diego! The ship has so much history, and many of the presenters are ex military flyers, and as they share their stories it is fascinating! The presenters will answer all questions, and share their knowledge about the Midway. Make sure you visit the Admiral's cabin and the Captain's Cabin as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Another great team building event. The crew put on a great evening with entertainment in the theater as well as in the flight deck. Mini tours were provided as well. A full tour is now on my bucket list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great breakfast and then walked to the Midway. This huge beast of a ship! We did the audio tour Sowe followed the numbers around the ship for the various explanation of the important parts. Really Kool....great for kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Strongly recommended - the kids will love it. Amazing to see how 4,500 crew lived day to day. Also, lots of different planes to see close up.

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Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was nice to visit this bit of history. So much to see and do, so give yourself some time to enjoy and look around

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