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USS Midway Museum, San Diego

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An active naval aircraft carrier for nearly 50 years, USS Midway Museum now displays 29 restored planes and 60 interactive exhibits. You can see what the brig, engine room, pilots' ready rooms, and the crew's sleeping quarters looked like when the country's longest-serving carrier was on active duty. Explore the upper deck's bridge and the war room, or descend to the flight deck to discover the history behind some of the country's renowned military aircraft. Try out the flight simulators, or take a narrated audio tour. Be prepared to climb a lot of stairs. By using our San Diego trip app, you can arrange your visit to USS Midway Museum and other attractions in San Diego.
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  • Well worth the visit. Everywhere I turned, there was a veteran or a docent who was eager and friendly and had a story or two to share. This is a comprehensive experience with many levels, from the.....  more
    Well worth the visit. Everywhere I turned, there was a veteran or a docent who was eager and friendly and had a story or two to share. This is a comprehensive experience with many levels, from the.....  more »
  • This attractions deserves all the praise possible. Even though none of us are military buffs, me, my wife and our 4yo had a blast. A lot of interactive possibilities, very informative and they even... 
    This attractions deserves all the praise possible. Even though none of us are military buffs, me, my wife and our 4yo had a blast. A lot of interactive possibilities, very informative and they even...  more »
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  • Great place to go visit and learn some history! The kids did the junior pilot program (Free), which involved answering 6 multiple choice questions to get golden pilot wings. This was good as the kids were so engaged covering the questions that enabled us to see the whole USS Midway. Also, there's plenty of interactive displays and lots of planes plus a 15 minute video of the battle for Midway, which was well done. In all plan to spend 2-3 hrs at this attraction. After going here you can walk to Seaport village and spends some time enjoying the fresh sea breeze.
  • What an amazing place. We spend about 5 hours touring the ship and had a great time. We even had a late lunch while there. Was a bit expensive, but was still good. We enjoyed seeing all the different places on the ship. There were even a few places where the staff or maybe volunteers explained how things worked. We really enjoyed listening to them and the different stories they had. I would highly recommend visiting this amazing museum. You won't be disappointed.

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