Join us aboard the Old Town Trolley starting late July. Read about our safety information. PLEASE NOTE: Stop F, Horton Plaza Park, is temporarily closed.

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Trolley Tour Gold Pass & Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum

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SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY: In order to provide our guests with the safest and most comfortable sightseeing experience, Old Town Trolley Tours has implemented a number of new safety measures such as limiting seating to allow riders to maintain social distancing, face coverings required for all guests and an increased focus on disinfecting and sanitation. Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. Our fleet of orange and green trolleys travel frequently throughout San Diego and over the iconic San Diego-Coronado Bridge to Coronado on a continuous 25-mile loop visiting 12 neighborhoods with 12 destination stops. Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum: The USS Midway Aircraft Carrier sits in San Diego at the Navy Pier welcoming and enriching guests from around the world. Its patriotic service and military operations are brought to life throughout this interactive museum.
TYPE RETAIL PRICE SAVE UP TO
Adults $108.00 $71.00 $37.00
Children (4-12) $51.00 $37.00 $14.00
Children Under 4 FREE FREE

Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day.

Old Town Trolley Tours: As you explore the scenic coastal landscape, you’ll learn why San Diego is called “America’s Finest City.” Since 1989, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best of San Diego. Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum: Relive the legacy of the longest-serving aircraft carrier in U.S. Naval history! “Midway Magic” became a recognized term describing the amazing tenacity of the Midway and its crew.

Your Trolley Tour Gold Pass & Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum Includes:

  • This tour is coming soon
  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Open-air sightseeing perfect for taking pictures
  • Limited seating to allow riders to maintain appropriate distancing
  • Hop on & off at 12 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels
  • Free discount coupons
  • Free admission to the Maritime Museum**/Star of India - $20 value
  • Free admission** to 10 museums - $20 value
  • Only hop-on and off tour over the bridge to Coronado
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Experience Life at Sea aboard one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers
  • Witness more than 60 exhibits and 24 restored aircraft
  • Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day

SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY: In order to provide our guests with the safest and most comfortable sightseeing experience, Old Town Trolley Tours has implemented a number of new safety measures such as limiting seating to allow riders to maintain social distancing, face coverings required for all guests and an increased focus on disinfecting and sanitation.

San Diego Old Town Trolley Tours

As you explore the scenic coastal landscape, you’ll learn why San Diego is called “America’s Finest City.” Since 1989, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best of San Diego. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our friendly conductors narrate the San Diego tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through the birthplace of California on one of our orange and green trolleys.

Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. Because we showcase the best of San Diego and Coronado, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.

Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum

The USS Midway Aircraft Carrier sits in San Diego at the Navy Pier welcoming and enriching guests from around the world. Its patriotic service and military operations are brought to life throughout this interactive museum. Relive the legacy of the longest-serving aircraft carrier in U.S. Naval history! “Midway Magic” became a recognized term describing the amazing tenacity of the Midway and its crew. When other ships broke down or headed for port, the Midway continued to respond, to perform from the end of WWII all the way through Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Self-guided audio tours introduce Midway veterans who lived or worked on the ship and visitors have access to the hangar deck, second deck and flight deck, engineering, mess deck, berthing spaces, officer’s country, flight deck and optional flight simulators. More than 60 exhibits and 24 restored aircraft offer educational information and an inspiring look into military history. Visitors can also stop by the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum Gift Shop and dine at the Fantail Café.

Included with your Pass:

Free admission to Maritime Museum**/Star of India

The world-renown Maritime Museum of San Diego was founded in 1948 by a group of local historians and maritime experts. Here, visitors from around the globe come to walk the decks of the magnificent Star of India, the world’s oldest active sailing ship. The Maritime Museum of San Diego is devoted to exposing all ages to Maritime history and offers both permanent and temporary exhibits throughout the year. The museum is also known for restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels and has what is considered to be one of the finest collections of historic ships. Included in the collection are the 1898 steam ferry Berkeley, the 1904 steam yacht Medea, the 1914 Pilot and the Californian, which is a replica of a mid 19th century revenue cutter.

Free admission to the following museums**:

PLEASE NOTE: Some museums have not reopened yet.

  • Old Town Sheriff’s Museum – Stop A
  • Casa De Aguirre – Stop A
  • Mormon Battalion Historic Site – Stop A
  • Old Town Railroad Depot – Stop A
  • AFRICAN-LATIN MUSEUM Casa Del Rey Moro – Stop A
  • San Diego Chinese Historical Museum – Stop G
  • Coronado Historical Museum – Stop J
  • Veterans Museum at Balboa Park – Stop K
  • Timken Museum of Art – Stop K
  • San Diego Firehouse Museum – Stop L
**Maritime Museum and 10 additional museums are valid for two consecutive days from date of purchase. Pass is non-transferable. Other restrictions may apply. Extra days or free portion of the Pass have no cash value and are not refundable and non-transferable. Some museums offer free admission. Others are free due to the partnership with Old Town Trolley Tours. Your tour ticket is proof of purchase for admission to these museums.

Safety is our First Priority

The safety and well-being of our guests and team members remain our highest priority.

  • We are limiting our seating capacity to 50% to provide appropriate social distancing on each tour.
  • Clear plexi panels have been installed at ticket sales depots and between the driver and guests.
  • We are providing hand sanitizer at key boarding locations throughout the city.
  • Our vehicles are cleaned between each tour at key touch points with an EPA-approved disinfectant.
  • All of our vehicles undergo a deep cleaning procedure on a nightly basis.
  • We’re enhancing our cleaning procedures at our sales depots and encourage guests to use cashless transactions.
  • We provide face masks to our team members.
  • Guests are required to wear face covering aboard the trolley and within 6’ of others.
  • Our cleaning practices meet or exceed all CDC guidelines.

Old Town Trolley Tours is taking enhanced safety and health measures for the benefit of our guests. Inherent risks to COVID-19 exist in any place where people are gathered. By using our services, you voluntarily assume all risks rising out of or resulting from exposure to COVID-19 or any other communicable illness.

Old Town Trolley Stops in San Diego

Hop on and off at any of our 12 convenient stops.

  • A
    Old Town Market
  • B
    Maritime Museum
  • C
    Embarcadero Marina
  • D
    Seaport Village
  • E
    Marriott Marquis and Marina
  • F
    Horton Plaza Park – Stop is Temporarily Closed
  • G
    Gaslamp Quarter
  • H
    East Convention Center – Petco Park and Hilton Bayfront
  • I
    Barrio Logan
  • J
    Hotel del Coronado
  • K
    Balboa Park
  • L
    Little Italy

Booth Locations

Stop A - Old Town 4010 Twiggs St.

Stop C - Embarcadero 1004 N. Harbor Drive

Stop D - Seaport Village Approx. 500 Kettner Blvd.

Stop F - Horton Plaza Broadway Circle at Horton Plaza

Stop G - Gaslamp Quarter 4th and Island Ave.

Stop J - Coronado - McPs 1107 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA

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Old Town Trolley Tours

2020

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Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Special Event Dates 


(Events may cause delays, closed streets & tour stops)
Memorial Weekend, Rock-N-Roll Marathon, Independence Day, Comic Con, AFC Half Marathon, Labor Day Weekend, December Nights.

Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum

Open 10 am – 5 pm.

Last admission at 4 pm.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Maritime Museum/Star of India

At Star of India Wharf
1492 North Harbor Drive

619-234-9153 (for general information)

Hours of Operation:
June 1 – September*: 9am – 9pm.
Fall hours starting after Labor Day weekend: 9:00am – 8:00pm.

*Some ships/museums close for special events/maintenance.

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