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USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway Museum is a historic naval aircraft carrier museum at Navy Pier in San Diego, California. The aircraft carrier Midway is on display at the museum. The ship is home to a large collection of airplanes, many of which were produced in California.


You get the opportunity to tour a vintage aircraft carrier. Self-guided audio tours, theatre, climb-in aircraft, flight simulators, ejection seats and cockpits, guided tours of the bridge, and more are among the activities available to visitors of all ages. Spanish, English, Japanese, Mandarin, French, and German audio tours are available.


The downtown cityscape, active US Navy ships and the San Diego Bay Bridge are visible from the flight deck! Midway is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of San Diego, the birthplace of TOP GUN.


The hotel is conveniently positioned along the Embarcadero in downtown San Diego. On Navy Pier, there is parking available. Thanksgiving and Christmas Day are the two days when the store is closed.


The Midway offers the most comprehensive cross-section of carrier aviation globally, with more than 30 restored aircraft and approximately 10 acres of exhibits and displays. You'll be taken on a one-of-a-kind battleship trip from the bridge to the main engine room that immerses you in the sights, sounds, and fragrances.


The USS Midway (Museum) is a museum in downtown San Diego dedicated to America's longest-serving aircraft carrier of the twentieth century. The interactive museum is now a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the entire family, allowing visitors to walk in the footsteps of the 225,000 young men who served aboard the battleship Midway.



Visitors may visit a floating city at sea, the incredible flying deck with 29 restored aircraft, flight simulators, and the Battle of Midway Theater, including entry.


A self-guided audio tour told by Midway sailors in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese, French, and German is also included with admission. Visiting Midway is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in San Diego, dubbed "Navy Town, USA" worldwide.


Immerse yourself in the world of tens of thousands of seafarers. Climb into the cramped bunks that young sailors dubbed "home," learn what it takes to make more than 14,000 meals each day, see a floating medical unit, and dive below the waterline to a large engine room and the amenities that kept it going.


The USS Midway's Hangar and Flight Decks are home to over 30 rebuilt helicopters and planes. From the Korean and Vietnam Wars to the Battle of Midway in 1942 to today's tactical aircraft, they span decades. Each one has been meticulously repaired and illustrates a different part of the USS Midway's long history.

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