© Photo by Frank Bodden
USS Lexington Museum On The Bay
2914 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78403
The USS Lexington played a significant role in the nation’s defense for nearly 50 years and was dubbed the "Blue Ghost" by Tokyo Rose herself.This valuable national treasure, now a naval aviation museum, features five self-guided tour routes covering 100,000 square feet and eleven decks. Open year-round seven days a week for touring and special events, visitors can experience over 20 on-board aircraft, the Joe Jessel 3D MEGA Theater, Virtual Battle Stations, and a flight simulator where you will find yourself in the pilot’s seat of a fighter jet.You can even grab some chow in the Mess Deck Cafe, camp aboard overnight, and/or take Hard Hat Tour where you can explore over 15 different areas of the ship not on the public tour.