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USS Midway Museum

910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this real naval aircraft carrier offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for everyone. Guests of all ages can enjoy a self-guided audio tour featuring 60 exhibits highlighting this “city at sea” and 25 restored aircrafts. Explore galleys, officer’s country and sleeping quarters of a 69,000 ton ship, naturally located in Navy Town USA, a visit to the Midway is uniquely San Diego!
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
+1 619-544-9600
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Reviewed yesterday

If you love Naval history or history in general. This is the place to go. It a well maintained carrier. Could spend all day on the ship if I had time. Lots of interesting exhibits with. Definitely go early to beat crowds and get in...More

Thank Flip N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great staff, very knowledgeable group (many veterans) excellent layout and plenty to see and learn about.

Thank 23shents
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This ship was huge! Filled with planes and helicopters of all ages and kinds, from different wars, different times. 3 generations really enjoyed the docents and their stories about this aircraft carrier. We carried something that looks like a remote control for a tv, we...More

Thank cuddyvalley
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing experience, did enjoy the tour and the trip. Had a pic taken onboard one of the jets. The shear size of the midway is astonishing! Don't MIss

Thank holidaymaster
Reviewed yesterday

I have been on the USS Midway during a Memorial Day event and then toured the whole ship. It was a Day to remember. I loved every minute of my visit and the service was very moving as well... GREAT JOB!!

Thank kentgalyon1959
Reviewed yesterday

The USS Midway Museum is a place like no other. The museum owners restored the military watercraft to a beautiful display of the ship's travels. There are many different activities for the young and the old, whether you are taking a leisurely stroll through the...More

Thank Jasmina P
Reviewed 2 days ago

After a recent negative museum experience it was nice to be warmly greeted by the majority of the Midways volunteers and staff. The ship was as impressive as I'd hoped, but it does take a long time to go around if you listen to the...More

Thank stratoszero
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a last minute decision to visit and I'm so glad I went. The aircraft on display were amazing. The self guided tours were great. I also went on a guided tour of the bridge which was also very enlightening. Buy your ticket from...More

Thank Hank B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the highlight of our San Diego trip. We thought we would be there for 2 hours but spent 5 hours. There is so much to see. The docents are fantastic sharing their stories. Most of the docents are veterans, many Navy pilots so...More

Thank MKtravelers19
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best military museums in North America! You can spend hours wandering around the USS Midway and see what it was like to serve on an aircraft carrier. They exhibit a lot of aircraft on the flight deck and in the hangar bay....More

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Guy K
Di we need to print the tickets we bought in advance or, e-ticket that appears in my phone is good enough?
18 June 2017|
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Response from 6PetraH7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we bought them infront of the park, so we had them only in the phone and it was enough.
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Is there a discount for the tour of the Midway if you are a veteran?
8 June 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was. Unfortunately, I don't recall the exact amount. Great tour!!!