Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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June 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am PDT


Exclusive event for Circle-Level Midway Members only!

Circle-Level Members! Join us for an inspiring behind-the-scenes tour taking you to spaces that are not on Midway’s general tour route.

Arrive before the ship opens to the public, enjoy a hot breakfast, and gather in groups for a special tour experience onboard.

Midway Circle-Level Members will get to choose from 4 different tour options:

  • [SOLD OUT] Tour A: Eat, Brief, & Fly
    • Highlights include the Forward Galley, Carrier Intel Center (CVIC), Ready Room 6 – Fighter Briefing, and F-14 Briefing.
  • [SOLD OUT] Tour B  – Command and Control
    • Highlights include Combat Information Center (CIC), bridge areas in the island, and an inside look at our newly refurbished E-2C Hawkeye.
  • [SOLD OUT] Tour C – Engineering Spaces*
    • Highlights include Fireroom #1C, Turbo Generator Room, Damage Control Center, and Engine Room #4.
    • SPECIAL NOTE: This tour is for the hardcore ship enthusiasts and will have the most climbing up and down on Navy ladders and include crawling through an Emergency Escape Scuttle.
  • [SOLD OUT] Tour D – Midway Flight Academy Simulators ONLY (No Docent Tour)
    • Practice your flight skills in our realistic flight simulators as you fly and attempt landing on an aircraft carrier. Extended simulator time for 60 minutes.

Tickets are $10 each. Your ticket includes a souvenir Midway flashlight, hot breakfast, and a behind-the-scenes tour of areas not open to the general public.

This event is sold out. Children under 13 are not eligible to attend. For safety purposes, all attendees must wear flat, closed toed, gum-soled shoes to participate. 


Must be an active USS Midway Museum Circle-Level Member to attend this event.


June 23, 2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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