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USS LEXINGTON

2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Fantastic ship

It is a good visit and your kids will enjoy this visit, a lot of history and things to see there... read more

Reviewed today
Nidia N
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College Station
Must see attraction

Lots of good history and information to learn about the Lexington. One of the top... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Erika T
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Summer Hours - Open fro 9am to 6pm. 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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“flight deck” (337 reviews)
“aircraft carrier” (266 reviews)
“self guided” (152 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
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+1 361-888-4873
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"blue ghost"
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Reviewed today

It is a good visit and your kids will enjoy this visit, a lot of history and things to see there. We really enjoyed it!

Thank Nidia N
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of good history and information to learn about the Lexington. One of the top attractions/historic monuments to visit. My dad is a retired navy veteran so I loved visiting.

Thank Erika T
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent 5 hours on the ship with a teenager. Both of us enjoyed the exhibits and the vast amount of history. Wish more of the ship was available to tour.

Thank 1955chevy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff was very organize. There was plenty of free time to explore the ship. Dinner was hamburgers with chips. Breakfast was eggs, sausage, cereal, and a biscuit. Sleeping quarters had a/c.

Thank Dale B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The USS Lexington was a great museum that presented the history of the vessel and other naval vessels. They set up many portions of the ship to look like it would when it was in use and presented the information in an understandable manner. Wear...More

Thank Beth D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you enjoy military history, this is a great place to spend a few hours while in Corpus Christi. I have been here several times and always end up wishing I had more time to spend. The staff is great and readily available. There are...More

Thank Efrain y Imelda G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth the Money and Information on the War Ship. They have free shuttle running to take you on the ship if you do not wish to walk on a hot day!

Thank JigarSinojia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great experience to be on the USS Lexington. Our 2 children, 6 & 7 really enjoyed it . It was there first time in Corpus and on a Ship. They had a blast. We only had an hour to tour and was...More

Thank 1feebee
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful experience to see this beast of a carrier. It's a must see while in Corpus Christi. Just a side note. They have elevators but not to every part of the carrier. If you have a hard time climbing ladders you may not be able...More

Thank c_szostek
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed our morning on the Lexington. It was informative and fun to see a real aircraft carrier from the Second World War. Lots of artifacts on board and you could see how servicemen and women lived on the ship. Don't forget to go to...More

Thank raelee8
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djbjconstruction
9 February 2018|
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Response from Kristen M | Reviewed this property |
Access to main flight deck and elevator to lower area however many inner areas will be limited due to steep narrow stairs which the sailors used to move about the ship - I don’t recall wheelchair rentals - hope that helps
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djbjconstruction
9 February 2018|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are wheelchairs I believe they were free to use and there are elevators, which worked when we were there but always double check anywhere you go. There are several places you can not access due to steps and... More
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martinhouse68
22 August 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.
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