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Your support of the USS Midway Museum helps fund world-class education programs, annual restoration needs, and the development of new exhibits for visitors all over the world to enjoy. Whatever you choose, know you are supporting America’s Living Symbol of Freedom for generations to come.

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Select one of the following giving options:

Area of Greatest Need

An unrestricted gift for the Museum to designate where needed mos

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Directly support the Midway's Education program, including field trips, STEM learning, leadership programs, scholarships, and the Midway Institute for Teachers.

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Directly support the ongoing maintenance and restoration of the ship.

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Directly support the creation of new and expansion of current museum exhibits.

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Artifact Donation

To honor the legacy of the USS Midway, our Curatorial team actively seeks USS Midway related items, naval aviation and aircraft carrier related items, and naval history periodicals.

If you have any items that meet the following criteria please contact Midway’s Curator, David Hanson.

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USS Midway Related Artifacts

  • Patches
  • Plaques
  • Newsletters
  • Cruise books (of USS Midway & all aircraft carriers)
  • Photographs
  • Videos
  • Artwork

Naval Aviation & Aircraft Carrier Related Artifacts

  • Flight Gear
  • Uniforms
  • Ship’s artifacts

Naval History Periodicals

  • Naval aviation books and magazines
  • Videos
  • Other research materials

Additional Specific Needs

  • Back issues of Naval Aviation News, Approach, Wings of Gold, and The Hook magazines
  • Books (new or used) on our Wish List at
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If you wish to send your donation to the USS Midway Museum, please address the package as so:

ATTN: David Hanson, Curator
USS Midway Museum
910 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

  • Donations should include the donor’s name, address, email, phone number, and a list of donated items.
  • We cannot guarantee that items will be put on display, nor can we accept donations with stipulations. However, all accepted donations are important for research, education and archival purposes.

Questions About Donations?

Gifts of Securities or Other Assets

Laura White
USS Midway Foundation

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Individual Gifts or in Honor/Memory of a Loved One

Robin Hatfield Bolin
Donor Engagement Manager
USS Midway Museum

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Artifact Gifts

David Hanson
USS Midway Museum

Contact David

To Mail a Gift

USS Midway Museum
Development Department
910 N Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

Tax ID #

USS Midway Museum is a registered non-profit: (33-0556416)

More Info

(619) 398-8280

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The USS Midway Foundation

Is a separate non-profit (51-0571147) and is building an endowment to support Midway’s vast educational programs in perpetuity. The Foundation also annually provides grants to vetted and monitored organizations that support Veterans, active duty, and first responders in San Diego. Additionally, they are leading the fundraising efforts to build Freedom Park at Navy Pier.

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Midway American Patriot Award Gala 2023

Join us in celebrating 77 years of Midway Magic

Thursday, August 31, 2023, 6 p.m.
Flight Deck–USS Midway Museum

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