Directions + Parking
The USS Midway Museum is located at 910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92101, alongside Navy Pier.
The USS Midway does not have a dedicated parking lot. There is a parking area located on Navy Pier adjacent to the USS Midway Museum.
This lot is owned and operated by the Port of San Diego for passenger vehicles only. No RV parking.
Please note that during the summer, parking is limited and early arrival is encouraged.
Parking rates are generally between $5 to $30 subject to change at the discretion of Ace Parking and the Port of San Diego. Parking rates generally increase for special events and holidays. The parking lot hours to enter are 8:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. all cars must be out by 2:00 a.m. and are subject to tow if on the lot after then (no overnight parking).
Metered parking is available on city streets adjacent to the USS Midway Museum. Please read all signs carefully to best understand the required timing and rates of each space.
Front-row handicapped parking spaces located in the Navy Pier parking lot are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Click here to learn more about surrounding parking options. Metered spaces are available on city streets ($1.25 per hour with a 2-hour limit). Downtown San Diego features more than 50,000 parking spaces. Some are within walking distance of the USS Midway Museum. Many are a short pedicab or taxi ride away.
Tour and School Bus Parking
Buses can drop groups off at our ticket office, but cannot stage on Navy Pier. Vehicles over 18 feet long are not allowed to park on Navy Pier. The closest large-vehicle parking is in metered spaces along Pacific Coast Highway.
The Santa Fe Train Depot and American Plaza Trolley Station are a short 5-minute walk to the USS Midway. To view a comprehensive map of all trolley stops visit the MTS website here. The Museum is easily accessible by train, coaster, and trolley!
If you are travelling to the museum from a location within downtown San Diego, you may also consider using the San Diego – Circuit (formerly known as “The Free Ride” or FRED). This service utilizes electric cars to provide free rides within the downtown area. Click here to learn more about this option.