50% Off Select Annual Passes At The USS Midway Museum (SD Residents Only)
- When Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013
- Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Monday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Wednesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Where USS Midway Museum, San Diego
- Age limit All ages
- Categories Community, Exhibits, Family, Heritage & Cultural, KPBS Museums Briefs, Museums
- Cost Not available
Above: Promotional photo of the flight deck. Courtesy of USS Midway Museum
The USS Midway Museum presents 50% off select Annual Passes (memberships) through October 1-31, 2013. It's our "best deal" and it's only for San Diego County Residents!
For more information, call 619-398-8229 or visit www.midway.org
Location: USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr San Diego, CA 92132 Google Map
Parking: Paid parking available on Navy Pier; public transit stops are only 3 blocks away
Commissioned a week after the end of World War II, the USS Midway embarked on an unprecedented 47-year odyssey that set new standards in naval aviation. More than 225,000 Americans took part in the odyssey that ended after Midway served as the Persian Gulf flagship in Desert Storm. Longest-serving U.S. Navy carrier of the 20th century and largest ship in the world, 1945-1955.
*Self-guided audio tour featuring Midway veterans as narrators included with each admission. Available in English, Spanish and Japanese. Sample clips from the audio tour: Life at Sea; 13,500 Meals a Day; A Stay in the Brig; SBD Pilot Memories
*Optional flight simulators ($6-$16). Options include motion simulation on a Desert Storm mission and Strike Fighter 360 which features pilot-controlled rolls, spins and somersaults while flying a mission.
*A youth sleepover program for non-profit youth organizations
*Comprehensive education program in Midway University, hosting more than 30,000 K-12 students annual with curriculum-sanctioned, hands-on math and science labs and field trip activities
*More than 60 exhibits from boiler to bridge, including 29 restored aircraft
*Virtual video tour for limited-access exhibits
*Elevator access onto the ship and to second deck and flight deck
*Interactive videos, climb-aboard aircraft, ejection-seat theatre
*Early-bird docent-led tours
*Wheelchair Access: elevators available from Navy Pier to hangar deck, second deck and flight deck. Virtual video tour of limited-access exhibits shown continuously on the flight deck.
Museum Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, (Thanksgiving and Christmas excepted)