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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Walk in the Navy's steps.

Be prepared to climb some ships stairs if you want to see it all. Plenty can be seen on two main... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2016
Corpus Christi, Texas
Guns, Planes, and a Great History lesson!

No one can go wrong visiting this floating city. So glad we have kept and preserved this ship. A... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
Boerne, Texas
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Be prepared to climb some ships stairs if you want to see it all. Plenty can be seen on two main levels. Most of it wheelchair accessible. Vintage plane on the upper deck. Live educational programs. Excellent informative staff.

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Reviewed August 11, 2016

No one can go wrong visiting this floating city. So glad we have kept and preserved this ship. A tour of this aircraft carrier will opent eh eyes of the children to the greatest and largest war we ever fought, and the planes and equipment...More

Thank WyoLaw53
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Must vist place in Corpus for a share of your US history lesson. Aircrafts on hangar are a joy to eye.

Thank GauravG2
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely an all day excursion! So much to see on this retired aircraft carrier! My teenage son was in seventh heaven spending the day exploring every nook and cranny open to the public. From the captains wheelhouse down to the engine room and...More

Thank kimhW379XB
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a must see for any American. You can plan on spending the entire day to see this MASSIVE ship. The kids absolutely loved spending the day exploring the ship.

Thank Madzech
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a great piece of history that will keep you busy for hours exploring what it was like for sailors to live and serve aboard this amazing ship as well as a very well documented history of that wartime era. There are exhibit areas...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I was skeptical about going to the USS Lexington. I'm just not into military stuff. I thought my kids and husband would love it so we went on our way to Port Aransas. I was impressed! It is so hot and humid! There is only...More

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Debbie C, Public Relations Manager at USS LEXINGTON, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Good Afternoon Rob 19821982 - Thank you for coming aboard Lexington. Our Flight Deck is awesome and the planes are fantastic - we are very surprised to hear that you were unable to go to the Flight Deck. Would you mind to contact me by...More

Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend anyone to visit here. Be sure to wear your walking shoes and plan to be there a while.

Thank DannaWyatt
Reviewed August 9, 2016

What an amazing piece of history! We (myself and my girls ages 7and 12 yrs) thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hr visit. We started at 9am, to avoid crowds and heat. So much to do and see, self guided tours, flight deck, movie. This could easily...More

Thank Candann7125
Reviewed August 9, 2016

A floating museum. Well run. Warning, it is HOT in some areas. They are try air condition some of it below decks, and the passages are tight. But on deck is awesome. Lots to see and do. Watch the 3d movie first. Plan 3 hours.

Thank profjake_sugar_land
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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.
Sondra T
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Pooky225 | Reviewed this property |
It is a floating museum, it's not a cruise ship or a ship you stay on. It's a WWII battleship. Very interesting, a great day out.