USS LEXINGTON, Corpus Christi

Known as the Blue Ghost, USS LEXINGTON saw service in the Pacific throughout World War II. The ship's name recalls a much earlier war, the Revolutionary War and the Battle of Lexington. The ship was decommissioned in 1991 and opened as a museum. Much of the original ship has been restored using salvaged materials from other ships. It received National Historic Landmark status in 2003 and is permanently docked and open for viewing. Check out interactive displays, such as the MEGAtheater, similar to an IMAX, that is installed in forward aircraft elevator space. Plan to visit USS LEXINGTON during your Corpus Christi vacation using our convenient Corpus Christi online travel route planner .
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  • great people and experience for anybody especially kids . you can spend all day there if you read it all  more »
  • When to Corpus Christi for a basketball tournament and was able to visit the USS Lexington. Got a great view from the water. GO YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!  more »
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  • This was such an awesome experience. Great that Corpus Christi has this for people to visit and learn about. It was hot inside there on a summer day but very neat exhibits and items to see. I enjoyed speaking with the man on the bridge who explained what everything was. Water was $3.75 in their cafeteria! :(
  • Beautiful place to visit to experience how our navy people love on the ship. The upper deck life-sizes dummies of actual fighting jets and helicopters. This place involves steep and slim stairs (as you would imagine on a warship) and just 1 elevator with access to just 2 floors. The food area serves good food options (burgers and fries and ice creams). Please do not miss the 25minute 3D movie. It is very informative.

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