60 San Diego Tourist Exhibits: From Engine Room to the Bridge
Prepare yourself for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure! Admission includes a self-guided audio tour to 60 locations. Download the audio tour map, narrated by Midway sailors who lived or worked on Midway. Perhaps a sailor who was aboard in 1945, or one who served during Operation Desert Storm. The audio tour brings Midway's history to life and adds a personal touch to what it was like living in a floating city at sea for months at a time. Listen to the head cook responsible for 13,500 meals a day. Or listen to stories from a sailor who spent some time in Midway's jail. Here's a sneak preview of the adventure that awaits.
Samples of the Audio Tour:
Life at sea is a world apart.
What was it like in jail at sea.
A bomber pilot shares some memories.
Imagine a steam-filled life in the laundry.
Our popular docents stationed throughout Midway add even more excitement and amazement as they share personal stories and anecdotes of life at sea.
The 3 flight elevators each could carry 110,000 pounds of aircraft.