Free Admission to San Diego County Teachers from May 1-31, 2024

As a token of appreciation for their dedication to educating the youth, The USS Midway Museum offers free single-day admission to active and certified K-12 San Diego County credentialed classroom teachers throughout May 2024. This offer is available exclusively at the Midway ticket booth, where teachers must present their credential ID to receive their complimentary ticket.

National Donut Day
Friday, June 7

Salvation Army Hosts Donut Festival on U.S.S. Midway

Celebrate National Donut Day at the U.S.S. Midway Museum with The Salvation Army's Donut Festival, sponsored by BakeMark. This event, marking 15 years of BakeMark's sponsorship, coincides with Midway's 20th anniversary as a naval ship museum. Join us for a delicious day on June 7, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, with doors opening at 12:30 pm and the last admission for the festival will be at 2:30pm. 

San Diego's top donut shops will compete, crafting unique Midway-themed donuts in honor of our military veterans and Midway’s 20th anniversary. The festival is designed to unite the community and highlight the issue of hunger in our region, supporting The Salvation Army’s mission to help those in need.

Enjoy free donuts, live music from the Marine Corps San Diego Rock Band and Rat Pack Reborn, and various activities. Admission is free, with donations warmly encouraged. For more details and to support this cause, please visit


Online General Admission Ticket Discounts

Save $2 on all Adult, Youth, and Veteran tickets for the USS Midway Museum when you purchase online! This exclusive online offer makes planning your visit both easy and affordable. Click here to buy your tickets today.

Special Embarcadero Adventure Offers

With your general admission USS Midway Museum online ticket purchase, enjoy additional discounts at nearby attractions along the San Diego Embarcadero:

  • $5 off Adult General Admission and $3 off Child tickets at the San Diego Maritime Museum.
  • $5 off per person for 1 or 2-hour Harbor Tours with Hornblower Cruises and Events (adult ticket only).
  • $5 off per person for 1 or 2-hour Harbor Tours with Flagship Cruises and Events (adult ticket only). These offers are valid for up to six people per Midway ticket and cannot be combined with other promotions.

Please note that these offers exclude event tickets and member event tickets and cannot be combined with other group rates. Contact the vendor directly for any inquiries about booking or using these offers

Free Admission for Active Duty Military and Reservists

The USS Midway Museum proudly offers free admission to our nation's Active-Duty Military and Active-Duty Reservists. Present your valid identification at the ticket booth on the day of your visit for free same-day admission.

Soldier saluting in front of the American Flag

Free admission for children 3 years old and younger, Active Duty Military (w/valid ID), and Reservist. To receive free admission, visit the ticket booth on the day of your visit. All other guests within your party must purchase tickets in advance online.