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“Wow, one needs more than 4 hours to visit this floating museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of USS Midway Museum

USS Midway Museum
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US$16.00*
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Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum
Ranked #1 of 426 things to do in San Diego
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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“Wow, one needs more than 4 hours to visit this floating museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

I was very impressed
Although we thought we had enough time, we did not. at 16:00 we could not have a bridge tour anymore.
I also missed the radio room.
We spend a lot of time listening to the veterans explaining about the work they did.

A ship started to be build in 1943, in action in 1945, had an upgrade halway and was taken out of duty in 1993.
Man, what a machine.

So please be on time if you really want to see all.

Visited February 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

Take the audio tour, it's free and very informative. You really get so see all aspects of what it would like to live on board. Just a heads up, we thought it would take us maybe a couple of hours, we got there at 11:30 and were rushing to get finished for the 5:00 closure. If you want to do everything, give yourself the day. Definately worth the $18.00 admission fee.

Visited March 2012
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“Loved the USS Midway”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

Loved talking to all the volunteers who had all worked on the ship, fantastic!

Visited March 2012
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“A great trip through history!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

A well organized, visually appealing collection of military history. Also a beautiful way to experience San Diego's styling and bayfront.

Visited January 2012
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“Sunny day on The Midway”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2012

Very well done with helpful docents.Spectacular views of the area.

Visited February 2012
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