Help enhance the experience for our visitors

USS Lexington’s historian accepts memorabilia, artifacts and related items for the Museum’s collection. These items are carefully catalogued and stored for future use in exhibits and for research that enhances displays throughout the ship.


Exhibit Development is a continuous journey for the Museum, and planned future exhibits include:
  • Carrier firefighters
  • Letters From Home audio exhibit
  • Mess deck, including scullery and bakery
  • Laundry room
  • Boiler room
  • Tributes to US Army Air Corps, Marines, Coast Guard and Much More.


  • Models
  • Uniforms
  • Medals and awards
  • Tools
  • Weapons
  • Military ties
  • Shoes
  • Belts
  • Books
  • Flight Suits
  • Helmets
  • Papers
  • Photos, etc.


If you are interested in contributing item(s) to the ship’s collection, contact Historian/Registrar or call 361-888-4873 or 800-523-9539 ext. 304.

Action & Exhibits

Flight simulator. 3-D Mega Theater. Pearl Harbor. The action never stops, with endless features and exhibits to give you a true naval experience!


We have several options for self or group tours. Whichever you choose, touring this 16-deck, 33,000-ton aircraft carrier is something you have to see.


Ready to come aboard? The USS Lexington is open year-round, seven days a week for touring and special events.