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Tickets for USS Midway Museum: Fast Track Admission

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

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1-Day Pass – Any Day
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Includes: USS Midway Museum :Discover history and high-octane thrills aboard this gigantic aircraft carrier

1-Day Pass Any Day tickets valid any day within one year from date of purchase. Cannot be exchanged for Value Days ticket. No reservation required.

ADULT (12+) $35.00 ...SAVE $4.00 ...ONLY $31.00
KIDS (3-11) $25.00 ...SAVE $4.00 ...ONLY $21.00
* Plus tax. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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!

  • 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!

Opening Hours

Wednesday:10:00 - 17:00

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

Important information

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the ticket window.

Terms and Conditions:

Cancellation is possible until 23:59 before your visit.

Rescheduling is possible anytime before your visit.

USS Midway Museum 910 N Harbor Dr, CA, 92101, San Diego
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Meet some of the rarest big cats in the world, including clouded leopards, tigers, and the elusive Florida panther


Who is eligible for discounts?

Active members of the US military and veterans receive complimentary USSMidwayMuseum Zoo entry, and 50% off three guest tickets. ID will be required on arrival.
NYC students are eligible for complimentary Limited Admission tickets to the zoo.


When is the best time to visit USSMidwayMuseum

it for a weekday morning to escape the crowds.


How long does USSMidwayMuseum take?

If you are visiting with children, you may need four hours to explore the USSMidwayMuseum.
Children tend to linger longer around their favorite animal enclosures, attend feeding sessions, keeper talks and try out numerous experiences.


Families that break for lunch tend to take more time.

If you want, you can also turn it into a full-day outing because USSMidwayMuseum entry tickets don’t have a time limit.
If you are in a hurry, you can walk past all exhibits and experiences in 90 minutes.

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