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Review of USS LEXINGTON

USS LEXINGTON
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 and Flight Simulator. National Historic Landmark located on North Beach.Elevator from the Hangar Deck to the Flight Deck is now available.Welcome Aboard!
Reviewed July 23, 2013

This was a very family friendly museum. We had a blast on this ship. Tons of information and things to see. Love that they have a restaurant on the ship, this saved us a ton of time. Had four kiddos under the age of ten and they loved all the passage ways and hands on equipment.

Thank honiebear420
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is an absolute must-visit attraction! Spent more than 4 hours taking the "self-guided" tour with the entire family (2 adults, 1 teen, 1 child)...all of us enjoyed it. We ran out of time and will definately be going back to re-visit the Lex again. The only issue - take quarters if you choose to park at the parking meters out front - there are no "dollar changing machines" and the local vendors will not make change for you.

Thank beatytwin1
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

Having served and being a historian, I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. It's nice to see a bit of our heritage and History being preserved

1  Thank harry_41313
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

This wasn't our first visit to this awesome floating museum but it was the first time we got there so late. (we got there at 4pm and they close at 6pm in the summertime. this is just not enough time!!) Obviously you get an amazing history lesson just by walking around. There are several photo opportunities throughout the ship. Sadly though, we have never seen one of the ghosts aboard the Blue Ghost!

1  Thank Dawn C
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

This as amazing! Lots of hands on opportunities, loved the 3-D theater show, and a variety of things to see and do. price was fair, nice snack bar that was reasonably priced. Spent 5 hours there and could have kept looking if we weren't so tired!

1  Thank Missy L
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