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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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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

This is a really good place to immerse yourself in American naval history. The flight deck display is incredible.Loads of great photo ops.I would rate this the best thing to do in San Diego. If you are a history buff, you will cringe slightly at...More

Thank AlanCam55
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent 3-4 hours being amazed by everything, the history, the ship itself, the energy was exciting and reverent. There are 3 tours ,guided or self-guided. All great ,gift shop and more. There are events scheduled during the day also. A retirement ceremony was held while...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed yesterday

I thought I would be dragging my family through a boring, historic piece of US Naval history on this trip, but no they loved it. From the moment they entered the carrier and saw the real sized planes and listened to the audio clips they...More

Thank Austin F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent an incredible day on the USS Midway. Take advantage of the audio tour, great insights into life on board. All of the docents were knowledgeable and engaging. Loved the many interactive exhibits. The Midway movie was good but could be a bit too intense...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is an excellent platform to marvel at the aircraft carrier and the fighter planes, and gives you some history on WW II.

Thank KimSung79
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great museum and you need 4hrs to see everything. We went with a 13month old and he loved it. Visited the top deck the officer quarters and also went inside numerous cockpits. A great insight into how sailors liver work and survive on board a...More

Thank n1jyx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are neither interested in the navy or ships but really enjoyed this tour. We thought we would do this tour after walking past it as it looked marvellous from the shore with the helicopters and planes on board. It was a well organised tour...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband wanted to visit this aircraft carrier, and I went along to please him. I liked it more than I thought I would, but after about 2 hours I had had enough climbing up and down stairs and walking through claustrophobic spaces. I don't...More

Thank JAB B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing opportunity to grasp an understanding of our great nations military and the price that can be payed for our freedom through our brave men and women.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 days ago

uss midway museum is open from morning till afternoon , you should go there not after 12 noon. the toure it takes time and it take 2-3 hours. you find restaurant there as well.

Thank aymanninja
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Christina K
14 August 2017|
Response from Craig F | Reviewed this property |
The USS Midway was commissioned shortly after the end of WW2 and saw active service up until the first Gulf War in 1991 and beyond before becoming a museum moored in San Diego.
14 August 2017|
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Response from Craig F | Reviewed this property |
They were open the whole time we were there and we arrived at noon and left at 4pm.
27 July 2017|
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Response from Poppin2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure that would be no problem. We were checked for weapons, not for food or beverages.