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  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Duration:  Flexible
Discover the ‘Queen Mary’ – from her art deco design and history to her World War II service and paranormal activity – while you are in Los Angeles. Explore this floating museum, which sits in port in Long Beach, with one of three ticket options that will give you an in-depth look at the ship and her past.


  • Entrance to the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach, California
  • Great family-friendly attraction to visit in the Los Angeles area!
  • Learn about the Queen Mary's past through an interactive and historical exhibit
  • Explore an authentic Cold War-era Russian submarine
  • Find out if the ship is haunted!
  • Choice of three ticket options

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What You Can Expect

The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary in Long Beach

Experience the history and the mystery of the historic Queen Mary, a famed 1930s transatlantic ocean liner with endless secrets from celebrity passengers to alleged spirits that haunt the vessel today. During the self-guided tour and the various optional exhibits and activities, you’ll learn about the glamorous history of the Queen Mary, her art deco beauty and what it was like to be a first-class passenger aboard this famous ship. Find out about her historical significance as the "Grey Ghost" during WWII. And discover whether the Queen Mary is really haunted.

Choose from three ticket options (for further information on individual tours, shows and exhibits, please see the Itinerary section below):

  • General Admission: Self-guided Shipwalk Tour, Ghosts & Legends show, Queen Mary Historic Exhibit and an optional audio tour.
  • First Class Admission: Self-guided Shipwalk Tour, access to all exhibit areas, Ghosts & Legends show, entrance to the Scorpion Submarine and choice between the Behind the Scenes Tour or WWII Tour.
  • Grand Voyage Admission: Self-guided Shipwalk Tour, Ghost and Legends Show, Diana, Legacy of a Princess exhibit, Russian Scorpion Submarine and a choice between the Behind the Scenes or WWII Tour
  • Royal Admission: Self-guided Shipwalk tour and Diana, Legacy of a Princess exhibit
  • Haunted Encounters: Self-guided Shipwalk Tour, Ghosts & Legends show, Haunted Encounters Tour, Haunted Encounters film, Ghost Sighting Scavenger Hunt and souvenir Paranormal Passport.


Exhibits and activities on the Queen Mary in Long Beach:

Audio Tour
Explore the ship at your leisure and let your audio guide take you through the story of the Queen Mary. Included with General Admission ticket option. (Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours)

Behind the Scenes Tour
This guided walking tour offers you a deeper look into the ship's history, from her construction and launch to her passenger service and days as a troopship. (Approximately 1 hour)

World War II Tour
Learn the story of the “Grey Ghost,” the Queen Mary’s alias during World War II, and how her involvement in the war helped lead the Allied forces to victory. (Approximately 45 minutes)

Haunted Encounters Tour
Take a guided ghost tour of the Queen Mary’s haunted areas as your tour guide reveals the stories of the ship's most famous reported apparitions. (Approximately 1 hour)

Ghosts & Legends show
Dare to experience the Queen Mary’s famous paranormal hotspots on this interactive special-effects show. (Approximately 30 minutes)

Scorpion Submarine
Explore an authentic Cold War-era Russian submarine, code name "Scorpion," and find out about the life of a submariner. (Approximately 30 minutes)

Queen Mary Historic Exhibit

Discover the Queen Mary's past with this interactive exhibit, where you can step back in time to learn about her sailing years and her war service.

Diana, Legacy of a Princess
The exhibit is a priceless collection of evening gowns, personal accessories, and cherished memorabilia associated with Princess Diana and the Royal Family

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

fun tours....lots of history and stories. tour guides, funny and knowledgeable

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

A beautiful step back in history.

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