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USS LEXINGTON

2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
+1 361-888-4873
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Brilliant

A must do experience, the first thing that hits you on entering the ship is it’s huge and this is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
47wise
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Really Cool!

We spent about 2 hours on the carrier and had a phenomenal time. They maintain the carrier really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin S
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Visitors can tour the most highly decorated Essex Class aircraft carrier of World War II.The 16-story "Blue Ghost" displays military artifacts and more than a dozen aircraft.5 Tour Routes,3D MEGA Theater,Ship's Store,Mess Deck and Flight Simulator. National Historic Landmark located on North Beach.Elevator from the Hangar Deck to the Flight Deck is now available.Welcome Aboard!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1116
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A must do experience, the first thing that hits you on entering the ship is it’s huge and this is further magnified when you get out onto the flight deck. It’s full of interesting facts and the volunteers go out of their way to help...More

Thank 47wise
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent about 2 hours on the carrier and had a phenomenal time. They maintain the carrier really well and have filled it with tons of historic stories and equipment. It may be difficult for a lot of people to get to all of the...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved visiting the USS Lexington. What a fun visit. There is so much to see and experience. We enjoyed every aspect of the tour. Remember. Some of the spaces are hard to access. Be prepared to climb steep ladders from deck to deck. Also,...More

Thank Brent C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The entire attraction is very interesting from all aspects. Very good experience was the videos shown in numerous places. You will need 3 hours

Thank Christos P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't miss the 3D movie. So interesting! You need at least 2 to 3 hours to see it all. Be prepared for a lot of wind on the flight deck! There are elevators which we didn't see right away. The staircases are steep and narrow,...More

Thank Lori L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The USS Lexington, aka the Blue Ghost, is an impressive ship docked in Corpus Christie since 1992, operating as a museum. The ship is a well-maintained World War 2 US Navy aircraft carrier with many areas on board now open to the public to enjoy....More

Thank charles s
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first time to visit the USS Lexington. It was an amazing museum. There is so much to see and do. The 3-d movie was put together really well. The flight simulator was inexpensive and a neat experience. The veteran who did the...More

Thank Rhonda B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had friends come to visit so we took a revisit to this great museum. Great value and we got our senior discount. Quite a good workout with all the stairs, but there are elevators available. The also have a snack area of you need a...More

Thank Roxie R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have toured the USS Lexington 2 or 3 times and it never gets old. The is an amazing amount of history that is on this big boat and that it has taken part in the making of history. I believe that some of the...More

Thank Rich B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son, daughter in law, and their five children (10 - 1) joined me for this self guided tour. This ship is very well preserved and maintained. They have a 5” gun mount that we went into, at least a dozen planes on the flight...More

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djbjconstruction
8 February 2018|
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Response from Kristen M | Reviewed this property |
Access to main flight deck and elevator to lower area however many inner areas will be limited due to steep narrow stairs which the sailors used to move about the ship - I don’t recall wheelchair rentals - hope that helps
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djbjconstruction
8 February 2018|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are wheelchairs I believe they were free to use and there are elevators, which worked when we were there but always double check anywhere you go. There are several places you can not access due to steps and... More
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martinhouse68
22 August 2017|
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Response from JMart22 | Reviewed this property |
I've never done a guided tour on the USS Lexington. There are some great exhibits and plenty of signs to guide you through. Save time for the IMAX theatre as well.
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