Questions about Overnight Adventures onboard? Please review the frequently asked questions below.
If your question is not answered, contact the Overnights Team at 619-398-8213 or youthprograms@midway.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of a Snooze Crewz Overnight Adventure?

Snooze Crewz Overnight Adventures and sleepover programs vary in price.

  • Youth Group Overnight 
    • $110 per person
    • Discount offered for San Diego residents, contact the Overnights Team at 619-398-8213 or adventures@midway.org for discount.
  • Family & Individual Overnight
    • $125 per person
    • $100 per person discount for Active Midway Museum Members
    • For groups of 10 or more please contact adventures@midway.org for booking.

For other questions regarding prices, discounts, or special requests, please contact our Overnights Team at (619) 398-8213  or email adventures@midway.org.

What is the minimum age to participate in an Overnight Adventure?

Guests as young as 4 years old (depending on the Overnight program) are welcome to participate.

How much is the Overnight Adventure deposit?

For Youth Groups: $250 non-refundable deposit is due within 30 days of booking.

For Family/Individual Overnights: Reservations must be paid in full at time of booking.

What is your cancellation policy?

Youth Groups may decrease their reservation headcount up to 30 days prior to their Overnight Adventure date. Additional individuals may be added to the reservation up to 2 weeks before the Overnight Adventure date, subject to space availability.

What are the arrival and departure times?

Check-in and registration will begin on the pier at 6pm on the evening of your selected Overnight Adventure. We will then come aboard, and the program will begin at 6:30pm. Late arrivals can be accommodated with advanced notice. The program will conclude at 9:30am the following morning.

Can participants leave the ship early?

Yes, please let us know when you need/want to leave so that we can coordinate with a Safety staff member to escort you to the pier.

Is parking available on the pier?

Parking is available on Navy Pier. The parking is operated by ACE Parking. The cost to park in this lot for the Overnight Adventure is $10 per vehicle. This rate includes parking from the time of arrival until 10am the following morning. If you would like to extend your parking past 10am, you will have to pay $10 for additional parking at the discretion of ACE Parking.

For a Youth Group Overnight, what is the ratio of chaperones to children?

For youth ages 4-10, we require a 1:1 ratio. For youth, 10+, we require a 1 chaperone for every 5 youth.

What ADA accommodations are available during an Overnight Adventure?

Due to the historical nature of the ship, handicap access is extremely limited. For more information about our ADA accommodations, please contact us at (619) 398-8213 or via email at
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May I take photos during the Overnight Adventure?

Yes! We encourage you to take photos and videos of your adventure onboard. Please feel free to tag @ussmidwaymuseum on Instagram and Facebook.

Is smoking permitted during the Overnight Adventure?

The USS Midway Museum is a non-smoking facility. This includes electronic cigarettes. No smoking is permitted.

What food or meals are provided?

Midway’s Cafe 41 will serve standard Navy “chow” during your Overnight Adventure. The menu is inspired by actual recipes used when the Midway was in service.
Each guest will receive an evening snack pack during flight deck free time and a hot breakfast will be served in the morning. Breakfast will typically include scrambled eggs, turkey sausage, fried potatoes, oatmeal, fruit and a muffin. Breakfast beverages will include orange juice, coffee, milk and hot chocolate.

What if we have a special diet or food allergy?

All food products are nut-free but may have been prepared in an area that has been exposed to nut products. Participants with special diets are welcome to bring their own food. We can provide a refrigerator for storage and a microwave oven for heating.

May we bring food or snacks?

Outside food and/or snacks are not permitted without advanced notice (for example, a special diet/allergy). Food and drinks (except water) are not permitted in the berthing areas at any time.

Are showers available for use?

Showers (or rain lockers) are not operational onboard. Please plan accordingly.

What should I wear for the Overnight Adventure?

Keep in mind that you will be walking, climbing ladders/stairs, stooping and more. As weather along the San Diego Bay can start warm and cool off quickly, comfortable clothing with layers is recommended. A jacket or coat is recommended as well. CLOSED TOE SHOES ARE REQUIRED. Skirts and dresses are not recommended.

Is there a minimum or maximum number of guests I can bring?

For a Youth Group Overnight, a minimum of 10 guests is required. If you are planning to bring a large group or are interested in an exclusive Overnight, please contact the Overnights Team at (619) 398-8213 or email at youthprograms@midway.org.

When is my final payment due?

For Youth Groups Overnight Adventures, final payment is due 30 days before the scheduled Overnight Adventure. For Family & Individual Overnights, payment is due in full at the time of reservation.

Will there be any other events held during our Overnight Adventure?

The USS Midway Museum strives to make sure that we don’t schedule other events on the same evenings as Overnight Adventures, however, there may be another event onboard scheduled on the same evening.
There are many ways to get around a ship of this size, so your group may be asked to reroute in order to stay clear of the event area. Please be considerate of other guests.

What is a general timeline for the Overnight Adventure

Day 1

6pm: Guests will check in on the pier

6:30pm: Guests will board the ship

7-8:30pm: Behind the Scenes Tours

8:30-9pm: Flight Deck Free Time with Midrats (evening snack)

9-10:30pm: Behind the Scenes Tours

10:45pm: Bed Time

 

Day 2

6am: Wake-up

6:15-7am: Breakfast

7-8:30am: Behind the Scenes Tours

8:30-9am: Flight Deck Free Time

9:30am: Overnight Adventure Ends

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