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USS Midway Museum

910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a very enjoyable visit. Great value for money. The staff and volunteers onboard were very welcoming with many being former service men/women.

Thank IRoss896
Reviewed yesterday

I visited USS Midway Museum while on vacation with my mom. We both really enjoyed going through the ship and exploring the history of this wonderful structure. It was very educational for both of us, so I know it'll be fun for history enthusiasts or...More

Thank gabriela1227
Reviewed yesterday

Took my 94-year old dad there - and it made his day! Not only were the exhibits done well but all of the staff were incredibly caring for him. They talked to him, thanked him for his service, and generally made him feel like a...More

Thank Wanderlust1954
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's something to see !!! I'd recommend the tour and don't forget to see the movie at the end. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Sébastien G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to be impressed by a massive carrier, awesome airplanes, and get a glimpse of how the Navy works this is an excellent tour! They did a great job with this carrier to get it open for tours. Was very impressed and made...More

Thank michelewerk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You could conceivably spend all day here (like my husband and 6 year old did) or cruise through in a couple hours (like my 4 year old and I did). The included audio tour makes it easy to learn what you want and skip what...More

Thank mamacroc
Reviewed yesterday

This review was written by someone who is not an employee of the museum. Bring your own earphones. You get a set of earphones with the audio device, but so did hundreds of people before you. Bring your own. Do the Bridge Tour (aka Island...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed yesterday

This museum was fantastic. It was surreal to see how the city on the water operated. I highly recommend taking the time to visit. We were there for about 3 hours and didn't get to see it all. You could spend half a day looking...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed yesterday

Great experience! The USS Midway has a great collection of aircraft and allows to see a good part of the carrier. Dont miss the guided tour to the bridge!

Thank Miguel_PM
Reviewed yesterday

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Midway. We used the recorded self-guided tour and it was very informative. We were also honored to visit with a 90+ year old Midway Veteran and learn a bit about his experiences while serving on board. There were...More

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Guy K
Di we need to print the tickets we bought in advance or, e-ticket that appears in my phone is good enough?
June 17, 2017|
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Response from 6PetraH7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we bought them infront of the park, so we had them only in the phone and it was enough.
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Is there a discount for the tour of the Midway if you are a veteran?
June 7, 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was. Unfortunately, I don't recall the exact amount. Great tour!!!