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The USS Lexington is a very cool place to visit. You can learn a lot about the history of the ship... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jamey B
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Awesome tour!

We bought the self guided tour and loved it. It was a wonderful ship and the fight deck was very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
wenhull
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Open from 9am to 5pm. Visitors can tour the most highly decorated Essex Class aircraft carrier of World War II.The 16-story "Blue Ghost" displays military artifacts and more than a dozen aircraft. 5 Tour Routes,3D MEGA Theater,Ship's Store,Mess Deck...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The USS Lexington is a very cool place to visit. You can learn a lot about the history of the ship and naval warfare. My emergency response team has technical rescue training on the ship every year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamey B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We bought the self guided tour and loved it. It was a wonderful ship and the fight deck was very good! The 3D movie is a must see at only 25 minutes. It gives you behind the scenes of an aircraft carrier - it was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wenhull
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing place to check out ! Well worth the money you have to pay ..my family really liked this place ... nice lunch area decent priced...very nice .. stairs are steep, and narrow ..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tanya_0504
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my family a while back. Little kids loved it as did I. You can walk through & on the deck. Different aircraft are on display. Alot to look at.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CR027
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative. The ship is massive. There is a free 3 D movie included.Lots for the entire family. If you go on the flight deck there actual planes that people can go on. Flight simulators.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed it immensely -- this is my kind of a museum. I think kids would be bored (though there were some push-button displays however, they were certainly not hi-tech) and there is a very substantial amount of walking and ladder climbing involved (it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aguocha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was too cold and windy to spend the morning on the beach in Port Aransas, do we took a tour of this ship. Very intersesting a d educational. Make sure you see the 3D movie.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 184wendid
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove down from Sugar Land together with my dad who was visiting from the UK.The visit to the USS Lexington was well worth the drive and we could have walked around this place all day! Lots of interesting exhibits to ponder over which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The USS Lexington was an awesome ship to go see. It is a self guided tour do you can take as much time as you want. The ship has food and drink machines inside of it and a shop. The ship is big and there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zmtrivette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This self guided tour was so much fun. Wife and I went and had a blast. Many sites in the ship have recreations of how life was on this monster of a war ship both during battles and everyday life on board. Flight deck had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Darwin M
December 26, 2018|
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Response from Rod E | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, you can take pictures from all over the ship.
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annecH471CC
November 26, 2018|
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Response from JovanMcc | Reviewed this property |
Not sure there’s a public elevator. If there is, you would only have access to the hanger deck and the flight deck. Below deck you’d have to go through doors, which are not wheelchair friendly
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Crystal R
July 23, 2018|
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Yes there is.
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