Entry ticket

San Diego: USS Midway Museum Entry Ticket

Activity provider: USS Midway Museum
Entry ticket

San Diego: USS Midway Museum Entry Ticket

Activity provider: USS Midway Museum

From US$ 31 per person

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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Audio guide included
Spanish, English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

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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
Full description
Take a self-guided audio tour onboard 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 6 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.
  • Audio guide
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • All activities included in description
  • Admission to 3D Holographic Battle of Midway Theater
  • Access to the climbaboard aircraft and below deck
  • Transfers

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The USS Midway Museum.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Headphones

Know before you go

  • The USS Midway Foundation is a non-profit organization. Please consider making a donation on the check-out page
  • Kids are free in October. 2 free children (6-12) admission tickets with each adult ticket. No child ticket is required at checkout. Child tickets are issued at the ticket booth when the adult ticket is shown
  • 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)
  • You may arrive at any time during opening hours (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM). Note that the last admission is at 4:00 PM daily
  • The museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 1566 reviews

Review summary

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Comfortable shoes and pack very light. The very first time we came, I brought a stroller for my daughter so it limited us and we didn’t go into the tour of captains room etc. I didn’t bring one this time and so glad we didn’t. Great for enthusiasts of airplanes, ships and/or military. My 4yo son loves it.

March 13, 2023

The veterans on board the truly brought the place alive. The at ease passion these veterans have about the pride in having served on board and telling their story was wrapped up when I thanked one veteran guide for his enthusiastic involvement he said-“where else can we be 26 years old everyday?” Our family group thanks these gentlemen for making our visit special.

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March 8, 2023

It was an easy and seamless process to order and pay for the tickets and it enabled us to bypass the line of people waiting to buy tickets in person. Not to mention the fact that the USS Midway Museum was very interesting and engaging- so much so, that we ended spending nearly 6 hours there.

March 3, 2023

Product ID: 12879