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The USS Midway Museum: Skip-the-Line Ticket

Product ID: 12879
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Enjoy a memorable visit to the USS Midway Museum when you're in San Diego. Skip the line when visiting the longest serving Aircraft Carrier in the American fleet.
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  • Skip the line using your mobile ticket and proceed directly to the front gate
  • View 60 exhibits as well as areas the carrier’s engine room, galley, jail, and sleeping quarters
  • Experience simulators and short films that give you the chance to relive famous moments
  • Enjoy a self-guided tour on board the world’s longest-serving aircraft carrier
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COVID-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Please note that the flight deck and open-air Hangar Bay areas are open, but below decks and climb aboard aircraft are currently closed for safety.

Take a self-guided audio tour on board the world’s longest-serving aircraft carrier, the historic USS Midway. See the carrier’s 25 restored aircraft from the days of WWII to Operation Desert Storm. Visit areas throughout the Midway, from the crew's sleeping quarters to the pilots' ready rooms.

Docents are available throughout the carrier and are eager to share their stories, anecdotes and statistics, creating a picture of just how important the USS Midway was to the U.S. Navy. Most guests spend 3 to 4 hours exploring this historic aircraft carrier and learning its history.

The included audio guide, available in 8 languages, will help you explore the dozens of highlighted areas across the massive ship. 

There are family-oriented activities throughout the Museum. Included are 3 types of flight simulators, music videos, short films, climb-aboard aircraft and cockpits, and more. The Museum is located at the Navy Pier in downtown San Diego.
  • Self-guided audio tour
  • All activities included in description
What’s Not Included
  • Access to the climbaboard aircraft or below deck

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The USS Midway Museum is located at 910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92101, alongside Navy Pier.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Note that the flight deck and open-air Hangar Bay are open, below decks and climb aboard aircraft are currently closed
• Note that two kids under 13 years are free together with one adult entry ticket, please go to the ticket booth to receive these tickets
• Admission is complimentary for children 5 years old or younger, as well as for active-duty military personnel (including reservists) with valid ID (daytime admission only)
• The last admission is at 4:00 PM
• The museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

From US$ 25 per person

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USS Midway Museum

Product ID: 12879