MIDWAY CELEBRATES 15 YEARS

On June 7, 2004 the USS Midway Museum opened her doors to all as San Diego’s first historic naval ship museum. Today, we celebrate the hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours that it took to get Midway Magic where she is today. From idea to reality and from Mothballs to Magic, join us in celebrating 15 years in San Diego!

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY OFFER

To express our thanks, we are rolling back museum admission prices for San Diego County residents  during the month of September! Click below to take advantage of this limited time offer.

Please note, this offer is available for San Diego country residents within zip codes 91901-92199 only and is limited to 6 tickets at offer rate. Proof of residency with San Diego zip code will be required at the museum entrance. Tickets are single use and valid for daytime general admission only. Tickets expire and must be used by December 31, 2019.

Are you a San Diego County resident?
Celebrate our 15th anniversary with a discount on admission! Click below.

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 »

Midway is listed as the #1 “Thing to Do” in San Diego via TripAdvisor!

We are proud to have over 20,000 Midway Members dedicated to the success of Midway and her mission.

Home to more than 700 events per year, the Midway is one of San Diego’s top event spaces!

Over 750 volunteers proudly drive the Midway’s operational success daily, keeping the Midway Magic alive!

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