USS Lexington Museum On The Bay

Boat or Ferry, Museum, and History Museum
2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402, United States
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    Dawn R.
    "Steep steps"(3 Tips)
    Rebecca L.
    "Maybe don't wear a dress or a skirt due to the wind and the stairs."(3 Tips)
    Sarah G.
    "Flight Deck is the best!!"(2 Tips)
    Social News Network
    "aircraft carrier is not the best for strollers"(2 Tips)
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  • aircraft carrier
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  • theaters
  • friendly staff
  • Thania S.

    Tienen que visitarlo pero hacerlo con tiempo para ver todo.

    Thania Salgado · 3 weeks ago
  • Hannah M.

    This is great for navy families

    Hannah Muery · April 11
  • Shi J.

    Be prepared to climb A LOT of stairs!! OMG!!!

    Shi Johnson · April 5
  • Rebecca L.

    Maybe don't wear a dress or a skirt due to the wind and the stairs. Or just wear your best skivvies.

    Rebecca Leona · March 29
  • C-SPAN

    The USS Lexington, an Essex-class aircraft carrier, was the oldest working carrier in the U.S. Navy before it was decommissioned in 1991. Watch this video for more info. Read more

    C-SPAN · February 12
  • Social News Network

    If you are a history nerd, you should definitely go check out the USS Lexington. It is a tight squeeze in parts, but worth it. You can even go on the top deck. Watch out for ghosts though ;)

    Social News Network · November 18, 2013
  • Social News Network

    Although it is a national treasure and a fun museum, an aircraft carrier is not the best for strollers so plan accordingly. Be sure to check out the 3D MEGA Theater; it's free with your admission!

    Social News Network · November 5, 2013
  • Tiffany S.

    This place is amazing! A must see for sure!

    Tiffany Sullivan · October 13, 2013
  • Mary M.

    This is a very intetesting museum. Don't miss if you are ever in the area.

    Mary Mcclure Jones · September 15, 2013
  • Gary F.

    Plan to be there for half the day 4 or 5 hours to really see everything. This place is huge.

    Gary Fowlkes · August 29, 2013
  • Sherry E.

    Was fun! Went with kids that didn't care about the history. Steps are a bit steep and was sore the next day but was fun!

    Sherry Eggert Partridge · April 21, 2013
  • Jeff E.

    Great history and exhibits but Angela in the gift shop has no time for anyone

    Jeff Ewing · November 17, 2012
  • Nick M.

    Take in the view at night too...

    Nick Miller · October 16, 2012
  • Brenda "BB" B.

    My hubby & I took the kids here & we Loved every minute of it!!!

    Brenda "BB" Bennett · September 23, 2012
  • Trey W.

    Great and friendly staff. Very hospitable to disabled people. Awesome experience.

    Trey Watson · July 18, 2012
  • Dawn R.

    Wow, This is an awesome adventure....Can't imagine working on a ship like this, I'd be lost for days, Steep steps, but worth it...So much history...

    Dawn R · November 16, 2011
  • Robert G.

    Get there early is gets hot!

    Robert Garcia · August 22, 2011
  • Tommy S.

    Visit Dots before 5:30pm and order Ziegen Bock. Male sure you pound them before curfew at 6. Mr Mark is the best!!

    Tommy Stephenson · August 1, 2011
  • Sarah G.

    Flight Deck is the best!!

    Sarah G. · June 19, 2011
  • Bill J.

    Everything is AWESOME on BOARD

    Bill Jones · October 13, 2010
  • Kimberly

    If you have young children bring a sling or other carrier. Lots of steep stairs!

    Kimberly · May 15, 2010
  • Randy

    Go early before crowds pour in midday and you'll have better freedom to explore the huge ship. The IMAX that is included in ticket is a must. Take your pics of Texas State Aquarium from flight deck.

    Randy · March 19, 2010

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