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USS Midway Museum: Skip The Line Ticket

Discover history and high-octane thrills aboard this gigantic aircraft carrier

USS Midway Museum
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
USS Midway Museum
Registered address: 910 N. Harbor Dr., 92101, San Diego, CA, US
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Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Audio guide: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
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Wheelchair accessible Wheelchairs are available on-site on a first-come, first-served basis. Elevator access from the pier onto the ship and between decks. The majority of the museum's exhibits are wheelchair accessible
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What's included

Skip-the-line access to the USS Midway Museum
Self-guided audio tour to over 60 locations
Hangar Deck and Flight Deck tour routes with more than 30 restored Navy aircraft and incredible views of San Diego Bay
Talks by Midway Volunteers on launching and landing aircraft and the adventures of life at sea
Same day re-entry
Discounts for other nearby attractions and restaurants

What's not included

Earbuds for the self-guided audio tour. You can enjoy the audio tour via a speaker on the device.

Important information

We recommend planning 2-4 hours to enjoy the self-guided audio tour. You can enjoy the audio tour via a speaker on the audio device.
  • Explore the United States Navy's longest-serving aircraft carrier and experience 50 years of world history, as seen from this gargantuan 'floating city'
  • Discover the stories of the real crew on board the USS Midway with the immersive audio guide and real docents who served on board
  • Feel the thrill as you climb into the USS Midway's real cockpits, get hands-on with special exhibits, and take to the skies in the flight simulators!

Climb aboard the longest-serving US aircraft carrier and immerse yourself in over 50 years of world history! At 300 meters long, the USS Midway is a true mammoth, and is stuffed with fascinating stories and hands-on exhibits. Learn what it was like to live aboard this floating city, jump in the cockpits of dozens of restored aircraft, and even test your mettle in the flight simulator. You are the Top Gun.

More than 225,000 soldiers lived and served on board the historic USS Midway ship and now you can follow in their footsteps. Discover their stories as you explore over 60 locations. See the sleeping quarters, engine room, galley, bridge, brig, post office, officers quarters, flight control and more.

The audio guide of the USS Midway is narrated by real soldiers and naval officers who served on board, so it's a uniquely intimate experience, even when you're on one of the biggest ships in the world! Keep an eye out for the resident docents – real USS Midway crew who complement insights with extra with their first-hand experiences.

You'll also see dozens of restored aircraft, multimedia exhibits, and hands-on experiences which put you right in the middle of the action. And if you fancy yourself as a bit of a Maverick, you can strap into the high-octane flight simulators and 'tag bogies' to your heart's content!

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USS Midway Museum
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr, CA, 92101, San Diego
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  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible anytime before your visit.

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Acres,  United States United States
06 Nov 2023
My ticket experience was seamless and efficient. I highly recommend others avoid lines similarly.
USS Midway Museum: Skip The Line
Katherine ,  United States United States
12 Sep 2023
Worked beautifully Was easy to download and use, nice to avoid the lines Hoping to use it lots on our trip to Italy!💓
USS Midway Museum: Skip The Line
Wayne,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
10 Nov 2023
Excellent and very informative/educational excursion
USS Midway Museum: Skip The Line

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