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USS Midway Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Located in downtown San Diego, the USS Midway (Museum) was America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century. Today, the interactive museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family as guests walk in the footsteps of the...more
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910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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Reviewed today via mobile

This incredible museum is a must see for anyone with interest in either flights, military or history. Just be prepared to spend a whole day here, since there’s so many things to watch. All the guides around are former crew of the ship and are...More

Thank rasmusengholm
Reviewed today

Wow! This should definitely be on your to-experience list for San Diego. Say whatever you want about the USS Midway being a 'machine of war', blah blah blah. This is worth seeing because it is a piece of modern history, and frankly an engineering marvel,...More

Thank John K
Reviewed today via mobile

Well worth the 23 bucks. The vet volunteers are a wealth of knowledge. If you haven’t been on an aircraft carrier put this on you bucket list.

Thank sdechamp
Reviewed yesterday

experience a piece of history by visiting the USS Midway. I thought I would spend one hour there, and actually spent 3, because there's so much to there's a lot to see and read, and learn. I suggest as one of the first things to...More

Thank Cinzia B
Reviewed yesterday

Thanks to all the volunteers and people that keep this treasure in great shape. It is a good day of exploring and learning about how these floating cities work.

Thank Fearless42616340901
Reviewed 2 days ago

The guides onboard are retired navy personell that served on this or simular ships. awesome and very interesting to listen to people that was there for real.

Thank glenn a
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent 4 hours checking out a living museum. Staff were very knowledgeable and veterans were on hand to answer questions and talk about their experiences. There were planes from several eras along with simulatorsso you can experience flying. Absolutely worth it for the history buff...More

Thank Relax45264281334
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this old aircraft carrier! We went on Veterans Day and it was a wonderful experience. Plan on at least a half day, it’s a big ship! Beautiful views from the flight deck!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came with three young kids. They have a little kids program where they can answer questions on a little hand out by going to the various audio playing devices around the ship and listening for the right answers. When they finish, they get wing...More

Thank JulieAnn B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Midway is a fun experience right on the pier downtown. There are several historic planes on the top flight deck and in the hangar to see. Most were from the Midway's heyday period (60s, 70s, and 80s). The most disappointing part of the ship...More

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November 3, 2018|
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Response from KatieA2335 | Property representative |
Yes it is! Stop by our Visitor Information Center on your way out and we'll stamp your hand to re-enter the same day.
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Gene R | Reviewed this property |
Sunday @ 10:00 when it first opens. Go to the Guided Island tour 1st(only allowed up there guided in groups of about 20) Island as in the Bridge and Flight deck operations and the lines get long.
Shreya R
August 26, 2018|
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Response from hacker78 | Reviewed this property |
Four hours should do it