USS Midway Museum
One of the best things about the USS Midway Maritime Museum is that you hear the voices of real Midway sailors narrating the self-guided tour. It’s easy to imagine what life was life at sea aboard one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers. Visitors to the USS Midway Museum walk in the footsteps of 225,000 Midway sailors who served our country. Visitors exploring more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 29 restored aircraft. Coupon on map insert.
Afterward, be sure to stop by for a terrific post-Midway meal at the famed Kansas City Barbeque, an easy-going hangout where you’ll find the great bbq, burgers, and beers! Public transit bus routes 923, 992/Green trolley line.
A 90-seat theater will open in mid-January, 2015 aboard Midway, featuring a riveting multimedia movie about the Battle of Midway! You won’t want to miss this inspirational experience, included with admission!
Guests can spend the day exploring the collection of 29 restored aircraft. The self-guided audio tour, narrated by USS Midway sailors, brings the carrier’s history to life. You’ll see the crew’s sleeping quarters, the galley, the engine room, the ship’s jail, and the pilots’ ready rooms, as well as primary flight control and the bridge high in the island over the flight deck and many more.
And those who dare can “take to the sky” aboard one of two flight simulators. Come visit the museum and make USS Midway memories!
(619) 544-9600 www.midway.org
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At the end of a day full of aircraft carrier adventures and history, head on over to the famous Kansas City Barbeque for cinematic aviation history where scenes from the movie “Top Gun” were filmed and for some delicious barbeque, of course! Be sure to check out the famous piano and enjoy the memorabilia-covered walls. KCBBQ (619) 231-9680. Public transit bus route #923, 992, Green/Orange Trolley Line Click here for a map to the USS Midway Museum. Related Articles: Kansas City BBQ | Spend The Day On The Big Bay