Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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February 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. THERE IS NO WAITING LIST. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.


An 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.

Choose from four tour options:

  • Tour A: Butcher Shop & Spud Locker, Marine Corps Detachment [MARDET] briefing, Secondary Conn, and Catapult 1 Control Room.
  • Tour B:  Highlights include Flag Bridge, E-2C Hawkeye, Bridge, and Top of the Island.
  • Tour C:  Highlights include Fireroom #1C, Turbo Generator Room, Damage Control Center, and Engine Room #4.  *This tour is for the hardcore ship enthusiasts and will have the most climbing up and down on Navy ladders and may include crawling through an Emergency Escape Scuttle.
  • Tour D – Midway Flight Academy Simulators ONLY: This is not a Docent-led 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.

TICKET INFORMATION:
ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED • NO CHILDREN under 13 years old
$10: Circle Level Members (Crew, Chief, Commander, TOPGUN, Captain, and Admiral levels; up to 4 tickets per Membership ID)
TICKETS NOT REFUNDABLE.

Behind-the-scenes events are available to Midway Circle Members ONLY. Your ticket includes a souvenir Midway flashlight, hot breakfast, and a behind-the-scenes tour of areas not open to the general public.

Children under 13 are not eligible to attend.  There are many ladders, steep stairs, and high doorways to maneuver. If you do not have flat, closed-toed, gum-soled shoes you WILL NOT be able to participate. Those with claustrophobia, please consider not participating.

 

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


Venue

USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
Phone:
(619) 544-9600

Organizer

USS Midway Museum – Membership
Phone:
(619) 398-8229
Email:
membership@midway.org
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