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910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
(619) 544-9600

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April 2020

CANCELLED – 45th Anniversary of Operation Frequent Wind

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join us as we remember the 45th anniversary of Operation Frequent Wind and the Fall of Saigon. This event will include: Commemorative Ceremony Live Entertainment including Music and Cultural Dancing Special Guest Speakers Ethnic Food Details of the event are subject to change at any time without notice, please check the website regularly for updates.   Presented by 

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May 2020

POSTPONED – The Big Exchange: Member Reciprocal

May 1 - May 18
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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THE BIG EXCHANGE IS POSTPONED. Please read message & information below. Thank you for your interest in the Big Exchange Reciprocal program each year. Given recent developments regarding the COVID-19 virus and recommendations by public health officials, we have decided to postpone this program. We regret any inconvenience this may create, but the health and welfare of our Members, museum guests, volunteers, and staff are always our utmost priority. Thank you. About the Program: Membership has its benefits—especially during The…

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Firework Advisory

May 2 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of May 2, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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Firework Advisory

May 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of May 14, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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Legacy Week: Honoring Our Heroes

May 22 - May 25
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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We are proud to be the heart and soul of Memorial Day commemoration in San Diego. Join us for a lineup of onboard activities to honor and remember our fallen heroes while celebrating our military heritage.  Weekend activities and events offer the community an affordable and inspiring way to kick off summer in San Diego.  

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Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join us for a patriotic and inspirational Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony honoring our fallen heroes from all branches. This free event will feature: Special Guest Speaker Aircraft flyover Retired Veterans and Heroes in attendance The tossing of biodegradable wreaths over the ship The live sounds of Taps This event is free to the public and admission to the museum following the ceremony is included for Wreath Ceremony attendees arriving before 9:30 am. Details of the event are subject to change at any…

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June 2020

National Donut Day on Midway

June 6
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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See history made at The Salvation Army’s 4th Annual World Donut Eating Championship on the flight deck of the USS Midway in San Diego. Join us onboard to celebrate the taste of Freedom for National Donut Day! Watch the best competitive eaters in the country vie to break the world record! Your support goes toward The Salvation Army and its programs dedicated to helping veterans throughout the Southland. The time of this event is TBD. Details of this event are…

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Flag Day Admission Offer

June 14
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Happy Flag Day to you from all of us onboard the USS Midway Museum! Flag Day is a day to celebrate the adoption of our flag of the United State of America, which took place on June 14, 1777. This patriotic emblem is engrained in the fabric of our nation and present in many of our homes, places of work, and in our communities. Today and always, may we gaze at those stars and stripes with pride. Wear Red, White…

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Firework Advisory

June 16 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of June 16, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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July 2020

Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

July 10 @ 4:30 pm - July 11 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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Firework Advisory

July 15 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of July 15, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

July 18 @ 4:30 pm - July 19 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

July 25 @ 4:30 pm - July 26 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

July 31 @ 4:30 pm - August 1 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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Snooze Crewz: Family Fun Friday Overnight

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - August 1 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family Fun Friday Overnight Adventure! This Snooze Crewz program is uniquely designed for you and your group or family, and includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed.…

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August 2020

Firework Advisory

August 2 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of August 2, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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Firework Advisory

August 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of August 3, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

August 7 @ 4:30 pm - August 8 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Snooze Crewz Family Overnight Graphic

Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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Sleepover Experience After “Toy Story 4” Movie Night

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - August 9 @ 8:00 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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<!-- Reserve Your Space Today! --> Enjoy an unforgettable experience sleeping aboard the USS Midway Museum after watching the movie Toy Story 4 on the flight deck under the stars! Following our Toy Story 4 Movie Night, you will have a chance to explore the Flight Deck and Bridge under the stars. After that, you will be taken to berthing (sleeping area) where you will sleep in the authentic bunks used by the enlisted men when the USS Midway was…

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

August 14 @ 4:30 pm - August 15 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Snooze Crewz Family Overnight Graphic

Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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75th Anniversary of the End of WWII

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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We are going back in time to when peace returned to the world. Join us on the flight deck to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the End of WWII! This event will include: Live Entertainment Themed Dancing Tasty Eats Members of the Greatest Generation in attendance A ticket will be required to attend this event. Tickets are not yet on sale. Details of the event are developing and subject to change at any time. Please check the website regularly for…

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - August 22 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Snooze Crewz Family Overnight Graphic

Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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Steel Beach Party & Beer Fest

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Midway Members, SAVE THE DATE! Join us for a Steel Beach Party like you have never seen before! Not a Midway Member?  Click here to become one today! Midway's 9th annual Steel Beach Party & Beer Fest is a Summer party you will not want to miss, including live music, dancing, delicious eats, and brews from the best local San Diego breweries! Details of the event are developing, please check the website regularly for updates. <!-- $15: Circle Members (Crew,…

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Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure

August 29 @ 4:30 pm - August 30 @ 9:30 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Live the life of a sailor on the high seas by spending the night aboard the USS Midway Museum in our Snooze Crewz: Family & Individual Overnight Adventure! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure includes: Learn the history of the USS Midway – at one time she was the largest warship on the high seas. Sleep in the authentic Enlisted Berthing area that served the sailors when the USS Midway was deployed. Explore the ship on a Reconnaissance Mission looking for USS Midway facts.…

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September 2020

Firework Advisory

September 6 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of September 6, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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9/11 Ceremony

September 11
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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On the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we will pay tribute and honor our fallen heroes,  keeping our promise to “Never Forget”. Join FDNY Retirees of San Diego, The USS Midway Museum, and other local organizations on the afternoon of September 11th, 2020 for the largest 9/11 memorial on the West Coast. Admission to the 9/11 Ceremony is FREE during the time frame of the event and open to all who wish to honor the heroes of that day.…

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Firework Advisory

September 16 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of September 16, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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POW & MIA Recognition Event

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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In honor of those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are still missing in action (MIA), the USS Midway Museum will observe this day of recognition. Join us as we welcome the POW/MIA Association San Diego Chapter onboard, comprised of former POWs from WWII, USS Pueblo and Vietnam. They will bring displays and memorabilia to share their stories and experiences with guests. Come shake the hands of true heroes. Times and details of this event are subject…

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October 2020

NIGHT ONE: Top Gun Movie Night

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Do you have the need, the need for speed? Back by popular demand, we are offering back to back "Top Gun" Movie Nights on October 9 & October 10! Grab your wingmen and join us for a fun-filled evening watching the iconic Top Gun movie on the flight deck of the USS Midway! More details to come. Subscribe to our email list for updates on this event and more!

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NIGHT TWO: Top Gun Movie Night

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Do you have the need, the need for speed? Back by popular demand, we are offering back to back "Top Gun" Movie Nights on October 9 & October 10! Grab your wingmen and join us for a fun-filled evening watching the iconic Top Gun movie on the flight deck of the USS Midway! More details to come. Subscribe to our email list for updates on this event and more! <!-- TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL GO ON SALE Wednesday, September 12…

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November 2020

A Veterans Day Celebration For All

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join us all day long for a fun-filled day celebrating our service men and women! Our annual Veterans Day celebration is always a perfect way for families to honor those who serve our country in uniform. Activities on this day include live music, booths, giveaways, a blood drive, and more! Stay tuned for more details closer to the event date.

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Thanksgiving Day – Closed

November 26
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us onboard the USS Midway Museum! We hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with your family and friends. To observe the holiday, the USS Midway Museum will be closed today, Thursday, November 26. We will be open tomorrow, Friday, November 27 at 10 am and look forward to having you onboard. We are grateful for your support all year long!

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December 2020

Share the Joy, Donate A Toy: Admission Offer

December 1 - December 24
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Midway Family, give back this holiday season by donating a toy for a child in need! The USS Midway Museum is proud to be an official Toys for Tots drop-off location. From Dec 1 until Dec 24, we invite you to stop by the USS Midway, donate a new unwrapped toy and you will receive $2 off same-day admission! Thank you for helping us share the joy of the holiday season!

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Pearl Harbor Ceremony

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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On the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we will commemorate this day with a special remembrance ceremony. This ceremony will include: Remembrance Wreath Presentation Special Guest Speakers Invocation and Benediction Traditional Pearl Harbor Two-Bell Ceremony & Taps Flyover, weather permitting Details of the event are subject to change at any time without notice, please check the website regularly for updates.

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Christmas Day – Closed

December 25
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Merry Christmas from all of us onboard the USS Midway Museum! We hope you have a wonderful holiday season celebrating with your family and friends. To observe the holiday, the USS Midway Museum will be closed today, Friday, December 25. We will be open tomorrow, Saturday, December 26 at 10 am and look forward to having you onboard. Thank you for your support all year long! To learn more about Christmas at sea, read a blog from our Ship Historian,…

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June 2021

Firework Advisory

June 10, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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As a note to our neighbors, there will be a short firework show on the evening of June 10, 2020. This display is for a private event and not open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience. Firework shows are scheduled generally for 5 minutes and done no later than 10 pm. Listed time is subject to change without notice.

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