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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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This is a must see while in Corpus Christi. What an amazing ship! It takes quite a while to... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2016
Azle, Texas
Trip through the Lexington

The USS Lexington is a must see aircraft carrier. As you walk on the flight deck, you have to... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2016
Arnold B
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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 and Flight Simulator. National Historic Landmark located on North Beach.Elevator from the Hangar Deck to the Flight Deck is now available.Welcome Aboard!
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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a must see while in Corpus Christi. What an amazing ship! It takes quite a while to complete this self tour, but totally worth the time.

Thank 1944Larry
Reviewed October 26, 2016

The USS Lexington is a must see aircraft carrier. As you walk on the flight deck, you have to imagine taking off and landing an aircraft on a runway shorter than a 1000 feet. As you go down into the living quarters you wonder how...More

Thank Arnold B
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

My family visited the Lexington in January of this year so we did not have to worry too much about the heat as some other reviews have mentioned. I can see how a hat and sunscreen would be a necessity in the summer while you...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

It's best to go during the haunted house close to Halloween, me and a co-worker went on a fatigue day ,it was way better than I had expected

Thank Robert G
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The USS Lexington is such an impressive site. During our visit to the ship there were also several jets on deck also. I recommend touring early in the day to avoid the heat and wearing a hat to protect from the sun while on deck....More

Thank JustWatson
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had only planned to make a quick hour stop here. But ended up spending 3 hours. You can do it in an hour, but my kids were fascinated by the exhibits showing the everyday life of the sailors. The Lexington is big. Be ready...More

Thank M C
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Spent all day on this amazing ship, great layout of tour routes, plenty to see and do, great to see lots of children aboard interacting and older members of age teaching them about the ship . A must do if every in Corpus Christie.

Thank marlene n
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We visited on a very hot day - 95F and we just couldn't stay on deck for more than just a few minutes at a time. Below decks there was at least some fans moving the air. Interesting to see how the crew lived and...More

Thank grahamwLeicester
Reviewed October 21, 2016

So I went there with 1 hour and 30 minutes left to see the entire ship and it took me two days both with the same amount of time. I did pay for parking and then of course when I leave the guy makes the...More

Thank Danielle J
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We were traveling from Port Aransas to Houston and wanted to do something besides another beach stop on the way. I always make it a point to visit at least one museum on family vacations, so the USS Lexington was a natural being right along...More

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August 22, 2017|
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Response from JMart22 | Reviewed this property |
I've never done a guided tour on the USS Lexington. There are some great exhibits and plenty of signs to guide you through. Save time for the IMAX theatre as well.
Kate V
July 9, 2017|
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Response from russellbW1191YD | Reviewed this property |
The only A/C that I encountered was in the theater.
Ramon M
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
I believe their was a sign as you walk the ramp to the ship and it was a NO.