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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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Highlights

  • Get an up-close look at one of the most varied aircraft collections on the east coast, representing all five of the U.S. armed forces.
  • Climb in an actual Bell 47 helicopter, navigate through an interactive submarine and steer the wings of an airplane in The Exploreum.
  • See the Concorde Alpha Delta G-BOAD, which crossed the Atlantic in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 59 seconds—the fastest crossing ever.
  • Go inside the American guided missile submarine Growler which offers museum visitors a firsthand look at life aboard a submarine and a close-up inspection of the once "top-secret" missile command center.

Location

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, W. 46th Street and 12th Avenue
New York, NY 10036-4103
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Contact

Hours

Nov 1-Mar 31: Open daily 10am-5pm
Apr 1- Oct 31: Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 10am-6pm; Holidays: 10am-6pm
Last entry one hour prior to close.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

(877) 957-SHIP
intrepidmuseum.org

Offers/Upgrades

Space Shuttle Pavilion : Immerse yourself in the history and science of the space shuttle era in the Space Shuttle Pavilion, featuring the space shuttle Enterprise as well as 17 dynamic exhibits with original artifacts, photographs, audio, and films.

Guided Tours : Enhance your trip with a professional tour of the ship. With so much to see their experienced tour guides will make your trip to Intrepid the most adventurous, inspiring and educational! Available tours include:

  • Space Shuttle Enterprise: On this tour of Intrepid’s Space Shuttle Pavilion, we get up-close and in depth with Enterprise, the first space shuttle and one of only four in existence. (60 minutes)
  • Planes Explained: Learn the basic concepts of flight and aviation on this up-close tour of the Intrepid Museum’s aircraft collection. (60 minutes)
  • Concorde: Explore the cabin and flight deck of the world’s fastest jet airliner! (60 minutes)
  • Pacific War: Join the gallant crew of the USS Intrepid as they fight across the Pacific Ocean during WWII. (100 minutes)
  • Intrepid 101: This tour highlights the history of USS Intrepid from 1943 to 1974 and beyond. (60 minutes)
Cost: Concorde, $20; all other tours, $15.

Flight Simulators : Experience all Intrepid has to offer with our virtual flight zone. Visitors can immerse themselves in the 4D Motion Ride XD Theater where you will transcend time, space and imagination. Available Flight Simulators include:

  • Transporter FX: Rock, pitch and jolt your way through six minutes of sensory overload. (Riders must be at least 38" tall.)
  • G-Force Encounter: Climb into the cockpit, and fly your very own aircraft with 360 degrees of movement. (Riders must be at least 48" tall.)
  • XD Theater: Experience 4D simulation, high definition sound and unmatched speed. (Riders must be at least 38" tall.)
Cost: $9 per ride, or 3 rides for $24 (prices are per person).

Souvenir Photos : Sharpshooter Imaging provides souvenir photography and products to Museum guests. Using chroma key technology, guests have the opportunity to pose in front of a blue screen located near the entrance of the submarine Growler and in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Upon exiting the exhibits, guests will be able to see their finished images in sea, air and space themed settings.

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek at the Intrepid Museum— the first venue in the United States to host this immersive “Trek Tech” experience, spanning 12,000 square feet on Pier 86. Become a cadet at the Starfleet Academy, and embark on an interactive journey with Leap Motion, projection mapping, holograms and other Star Trek technologies. After student orientation, you’ll visit nine zones focusing on the Academy’s special training in language, medicine, engineering, navigation, command and science. Complete your training to learn your specialty. In addition to Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience, the Museum will feature special Star Trek–themed programs and tours. Cost for CityPASS holders: Adults, $10; Children 5-12, $7. Through October 31.

Advice for Visitors

Tips:

  • Enhance your visit in the Space Shuttle Pavilion by downloading the Intrepid Museum’s free iPhone app, Mission Intrepid: Explore Enterprise, from Apple’s App Store. Available for iOS 7, the app enhances the experience of visiting the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion and includes nine different interactive experiences for visitors to unlock while exploring the Space Shuttle Enterprise exhibition; see details.
  • Be sure to talk to the volunteers—many served aboard Intrepid or on other Navy ships.

Amenities:

  • Dining: Café
  • Gift Shops: Museum Store

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 15 or more: Call (646) 381-5010; Email groupsales@intrepidmuseum.org.