The Amazing Rescue & Restoration of the USS Midway Museum
From idea to reality, watch this video to hear from some of the key players in getting the Midway Museum “ship-shape” and transformed into San Diego’s #1 attraction! Learn about the years and hundreds of volunteers hours it took to transform the Midway from mothballs… to magic!
Midway Magic Moment
THE BEGINNING: 15 YEARS OF MIDWAY
The Midway’s actual arrival in San Diego in January 2004 was the culmination for me of nearly eight years of participation and contribution, albeit in highly specialized ways, in transforming an empty retired carrier into a leading museum and attraction. I say specialized because I focused on exhibit content, and as such, was a member of the Museum Planning Committee (MPC), a group chaired by then-San Diego Convention and Visitors’ Bureau president Reint Reinders. While our other leaders devoted themselves in those years to the vital task of clearing administrative hurdles to actually get the ship here … continue reading »