60 San Diego Tourist Exhibits: From Engine Room to the Bridge

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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.

Fast Fact

The 3 flight elevators each could carry 110,000 pounds of aircraft.


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