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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Lots to see. Great photo opportunities. Go right away in the morning before it gets too hot and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dawn S
via mobile

Nice location, great entertainment! There is a movie theater in there and they show old movies. You... read more

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Leticia Y
Charleston, South Carolina
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Lots to see. Great photo opportunities. Go right away in the morning before it gets too hot and wear good walking shoes.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed yesterday

Nice location, great entertainment! There is a movie theater in there and they show old movies. You can take pictures with so many things on the ship. Great history about the ship and it's purpose. Great for kids to see planes and jets on the...More

Thank Leticia Y
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Stop. Visited the ship on a day trip from San Antonio. We only had about an hour and it wasn't enough. Be sure to watch the short movie, see the planes on the flight deck, and if you're able, try walking some of the...More

Thank russellbW1191YD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was here with my wife, three teenagers and my grandson. The USS Lexington if family friendly and we had a great time! We had to park the stroller and walk the tours but it as great! We will go back and visit the Lex

Thank Jesse D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took our 5 and 7 year old after visiting the aquarium. They loved seeing the ship and planes. Great history and good way to spend a few hours away from the beach.

Thank Derik M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited this ship last year and i really enjoyed it.This place was very interesting and it taught me a ton of facts. I loved looking at the planes on the deck and also the ones down below when you first get on. It was...More

Thank Sydney D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Put comfortable shoes on and take your time. You must be able to climb steep, narrow stairs and duck beneath low overhangs. Its all part of the experience if you can manage those things. Just walking up on the Flight Deck you can begin to...More

Thank 441jodik
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is our second time here,but the kids first. They loved it!! Volunteers gave so much information,and history. The 3d movie was fun and informative. It really is a great family day

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting and educational!! You can walk almost all over the ship, see exhibits, watch films and an extremely informative and entertaining 3D movie about naval battle ships, aircraft carriers, and submarines, and pretty much just run amuck on this giant ship! The ship is...More

Thank hlokty918
Reviewed 5 days ago

the food was amazing, the Teas were large, and the music was amazing The service was fast, they did good with our refills and the view was amazing!

Thank sclittle15
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Ramon M
Is my CCW permitted on the ship?
9 June 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
Does the ship run cool or warm for sleeping? I know this varies from person to person but I would like a general idea. Thank you!
2 June 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.
Blayne L
Are dogs allowed?
24 May 2017|
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Response from Mytake2017 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any...I wouldn't think so...unless its a service dog