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USS Lexington Museum

Corpus Christi

Moored just north of the ship channel and aquarium, this 900ft-long aircraft carrier dominates Corpus Christi bay. The Lexington served in the Pacific during WWII and was finally retired in 1991. High-tech exhibits enable visitors to relive wartime experiences on five self-guided tours. Each evening, in keeping with its WWII nickname ‘the Blue Ghost,’ the ship is eerily lit with blue lights. Admission includes a 3-D movie in the on-board Mega Theater, and there’s even an escape room (extra charge).

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