USS Midway Museum is a Great Experience in San Diego
Unforgettable adventures beckon to whole families at a San Diego’s interactive museum as guests walk where thousands of young men did as they served Midway. Explore the sea floating city stunning and the flight deck with its restored aircraft. Also, get inspiration from the Battle of Midway Theatre.
The USS Midway Museum is located in San Diego’s downtown, and it was the longest-serving aircraft carrier for America in the 20th century. Receive English, Spanish, Mandarin, French, and German narrations from Midway sailors on self-guided audio tours that your admission caters for. Visiting Midway is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Would love to know how 20th war crafts did their thing? USS Midway gives you the opportunity to have a glimpse into the history of over 30 aircraft that took part in the battles of the past. The facility’s close to 10 acres of displays and exhibits is the most complete sample of the world’s carrier aviation.
Visit the Hangar Deck Exhibits and explore WWII era restored aircraft or the Below Decks Exhibits to see living, working, and playing spaces that the crew used. Get to the Flight Deck Exhibits and view over 20 aircraft that populate this area. Also, tour the Captain’s and Admirals Cabins and the Bridge.
Adventurous Learning Programs
Midway is the place to give school children and youths a real treat! The destination features state-of-the-art education facilities that host School and Youth Programs. They offer a wide array of spirited learning adventures to groups of students and young people. They cover subjects such as mathematics, history, social studies, and science.
Spend a whole night on a historical and longest-serving aviation carrier with an Overnight Adventure program. Sleep and dine where the crew slept and dined. Book a Family Overnight Adventure and become a member of the Midway crew. Learn USS Midway’s history and take a Guided Tour to see the operations of a city at sea.
Attend the Veterans Day Celebration
Show up in November and celebrate men and women who served the USS Midway. See the Veterans Day Parade kick-off the events of the day with live music along the Harbor Drive. Then attend the fun NBC7 & Telemundo 20 salute on Flight Deck. Afterward, stick here for KidZone, give-a-ways, live entertainment, and much more.
Watch “Voices of Midway” at the Battle of Midway Theatre
Be sure to take some 15 minutes of your time to see the “Voices of Midway” immersive film on your visit. The Battle of Midway Theatre shows this movie that explains some of the most crucial naval wars of WWII. The voices and eyes of heroes who bravely participated in this historic event of America’s history relive the battle.
The 90-seat theatre plays the “Voice of Midway” movie at 25-minute intervals throughout the day until the museum’s closure. Your admission ticket includes this long to remember experience. It’s so inspirational that you would not want to miss!
Visit David Eshom, DDs for Dental Care
The laughter and the smiles that visitors should experience during a Midway trip can never be complete if they have painful or odd-looking teeth. Before heading to your destination, meet Dr. David Eshom for all your dental needs. Our office is only 13 miles from USS Midway.
Directions to USS Midway Museum
Get on I-5 S from University Center Ln
3 min (0.7 mi)
Follow I-5 S to Kettner Blvd. Take the exit toward Sassafras St/San Diego Airport from I-5 S
9 min (9.9 mi)
Continue on Kettner Blvd. Take N Harbor Dr to Navy Pier
8 min (2.3 mi)
You arrived at USS Midway Museum
- Dave Eshom
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