• Location: Long Beach, California
  • Duration: Varies
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Check out a different era of cruising during your port excursion as you explore the historic transatlantic oceanliner ‘Queen Mary’ in Long Beach. Explore this glamorous ship’s one-of-a-kind art deco design, learn about its role in WWII, and imagine yourself living the luxurious life of a first-class passenger. A range of ticket options allow you to discover this amazing vintage cruise ship at your leisure and gain access to special exhibits.


  • Admission to the Queen Mary in the Port of Long Beach
  • Choice of five ticket options
  • Walking distance from the Port of Long Beach
  • Short drive from the San Pedro Port
  • Family-friendly activities, including exhibits and ghost tours
  • Self-guided tours available, perfect for cruise passengers

What You Can Expect

Long Beach Shore Excursion: The Queen Mary

Art Deco Bar on the Queen Mary

Relive one of the 20th century’s most elegant periods of cruise ship travel as you explore the transatlantic oceanliner ‘Queen Mary’ on your port excursion in Long Beach. This iconic 1930s oceanliner is packed with fascinating passenger stories, unique secrets and beautiful interior design. 

Start your visit to this historic oceanliner any time during its normal hours of operation, heading to the vessel’s current home in Long Beach, California. You’ll find it via a 20-minute walk from the Long Beach cruise terminal or via a 15-minute drive from the San Pedro cruise port. 

During your visit choose from among a variety of different admission options and tours. Each option will help you gain a sense of the ship’s unique history and its many tales of supposed haunted areas and famous celebrity passengers. Take a self-guided tour that allows you to wander the ship’s various compartments from front to back and top to bottom, or choose to visit the variety of exhibits and special performances. Explore a Cold War-era Russian submarine, revisit the life of England’s Princess Diana, join a ghost tour or learn about the ship’s essential service during World War II, helping the Allies to victory. For a full rundown of ticket options, along with the exhibits and activities they cover, please review the itinerary section below.

Please note: This excursion is not covered by Viator's worry-free shore excursion policy, so please allow ample time to ensure your timely return to the port.


Customer Reviews


4 star rating: Recommended October 2015

The Queen Mary was wonderful. I was very happy to see her in all her elegance even at her age. we were docked right beside the Queen Mary at the long beach terminal. it was a perfect tour!

gary s

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better April 2016

ok but not great

Laura N

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better June 2015

The tour guide for the haunted encounters was great. Scorpion submarine was interesting. Queen Mary was okay.

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