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Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811
Phone Number: +1 619-544-9600
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The USS Midway Museum is San Diego’s newest visitor attraction, this real...

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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Major reason = flight simulator

Very interesting visit to see the planes, helicopters and the ship itself. Did not do any history sessions or even the audio tour. But we did the fighter plane simulator which... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very interesting visit to see the planes, helicopters and the ship itself. Did not do any history sessions or even the audio tour. But we did the fighter plane simulator which was awesome. You can rotate every which way and 360 degrees. Loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Where in Canada can you see and get a tour of an aircraft carrier. You just can not believe the size when you look at it broad side. Decks, airplanes and everything else . Bretty awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The USS Midway is an amazing museum for everyone. Learn more about our amazing country, our military, the Navy and Marine Corps, honor, sacrifice, technology and much more.

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent more than three and a half hours here, and didn't even see everything - and didn't get bored.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a total surprise! We spent almost all day on the ship after arriving before they opened. Go on the tour of the Bridge first, before the line gets long. Also, stop any yellow-hatted tour guide and ask questions. They are eager to share their history and their knowledge. Sit down for the talk/pictures on landing on a carrier... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best ever museum I have ever been so far. Lots of retired defence personnel helped us guiding throughout the visit. We decipher the entire ship and we feel the real in ship experience. The statues and artifacts are awesome. Don't forget to bring your cameras as we gave lots of things to capture. Never miss to visit this museum.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been a few times during our visits to family in the San Diego area....a one of a kind Museum: the actual carrier that defended our country. Plan on at least two hours to tour the entire carrier. The tour is some self guided and also aided by volunteers who are retired service people with a love for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is quite awe inspiring to stand on the deck of this aircraft carrier. I was surprised what all this ship can carry as far as aircraft and military. Very enjoyable tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Incredible museum. Hard to imagine living on one of these for 6-8 months, the history and information on display is awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plan plenty of time to see all there is to see! Make sure to look around & don't miss a thing. Check the free included tour map recommended, we would of missed some hidden spots. The added bonus is the audio tour is included. Such wonderful guides volunteering their time to explain the details. We spent about four hours touring... More 

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