Intrepid Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86 (West 46th Street and 12th Avenue), New York, NY 10036, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express)

At the Intrepid Museum, visitors can experience a legendary aircraft carrier, the first space shuttle, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine.

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    Bill White, who was president of the museum, resigned abruptly on May 19, 2010, one year after the New York State Attorney General began investigating him. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · May 20, 2010
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  • AskMen

    The best part for any serious fan of Americana is the yearly showing of Top Gun at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s flight deck. Picnicing is encouraged but booze is not. Read more

    AskMen · May 28, 2010
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  • NASA

    Visit the space shuttle Enterprise. It was the 1st orbiter built & began service in 1977. Designed to be an atmosphere and ground test vehicle, it never saw space flight.

    NASA · March 30, 2013
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  • Travel Channel

    With so much to see, it's easy to forget that this massive museum was once a fully functioning aircraft carrier. Read more

    Travel Channel · March 4, 2011
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  • City of New York

    "A fully functional aircraft carrier ship + submarine + planes (Concorde, helicopters, Space Shuttle, etc.) – what’s not to love? Don't miss the yearly screening of Top Gun on the flight deck."

    City of New York · May 6, 2013
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  • Comedy Central

    The concert event of the summer -- featuring The Flaming Lips, fun., Grandmaster Flash, Grizzly Bear and Santigold -- will be held tonight at 7pm. Follow The @ColbertReport on Twitter. Read more

    Comedy Central · August 10, 2012
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  • Dora

    Don't miss out on a simulator ride, which is worth the extra wait (and fee). Purchase an All Access Pass for a discounted package rate. Powered by ParentsConnect.com Read more

    Dora · June 28, 2010
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  • The Corcoran Group

    If you get the chance, attend a concert or a movie screening on the deck of this amazing museum. It’s magical. We also love exploring the insides of this historical gem.

    The Corcoran Group · December 12, 2011
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  • Dora

    Operation Slumber invites families to sleepover on the WWII aircraft carrier! For ages 6-17; call 646-381-5010 to reserve a space.Powered by ParentsConnect.com

    Dora · July 21, 2010
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  • KidsClubThirteen

    Kids Club Thirteen members receive $2.00 off All Access Pass (good for 2 adult or 2 youth all access passes)! Read more

    KidsClubThirteen · June 22, 2010
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  • Gilt City

    The Intrepid is a spectacular spot for the 4th. Try to get on and see the fireworks. It'll make you feel very patriotic.

    Gilt City · June 29, 2011
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  • Jody F.

    Ride the aircraft elevator, crawl into the crew bunks and ask to sit in the cockpit of a trainer plane! Read more

    Jody Fisher · May 11, 2010
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  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    The Space Shuttle Pavilion, featuring Enterprise, is open to the public at the Intrepid Museum. Here’s a photo of the ribbon cutting from this morning’s reopening ceremony. Read more

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  • Megan A.

    The audio tour is a good investment. Also, get there early! On weekends on good days it will be crowded and you will wait.

    Megan A · November 21, 2009
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  • Ed

    Buy tickets online and skip the long line. Pick them up at will call

    Ed · August 19, 2012
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  • NY Waterway

    Check out the tour package we have with the Intrepid! Fun, interesting and educational for all ages! Read more

    NY Waterway · April 14, 2011
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  • Intrepid Museum

    Space Shuttle Enterprise will soon be winging its way to NYC! To join in the conversation and get behind the scenes updates, follow us @IntrepidMuseum and use #IntrepidShuttle

    Intrepid Museum · April 11, 2012
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    Even if military history isn’t your thing, the Intrepid is worth checking out–the recently renovated exhibits & films are fascinating. Note: As many tourist spots around the city, lines can be long, Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · May 1, 2012
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  • US National Archives

    Before she was a museum, the USS Intrepid served in World War II and other military operations. Learn more about this history and the sailors who served at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum . Read more

    US National Archives · September 1, 2011
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  • Patrick R.

    Make sure you take the time to explore. They exhibit much more than the hangar and flight decks on the Intrepid.

    Patrick Rice · April 19, 2010
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  • Kerry S.

    spend lots of time

    Kerry Sheldon-Hughes · April 1, 2010
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  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    Come by on Saturday for Yankees Radio Network FanFest, on Intrepid Museum's Pier 86. All activities on the Pier are free and Museum Admission is required for the Museum and Space Shuttle Pavilion. Read more

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  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    We have several upcoming events happening in August, including a free screening of Top Gun on the Flight Deck (8/15) and the Former Crew Member Homecoming weekend, Aug 16-18. Read more

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  • Mike Bloomberg

    On 5/7/12, I was here to announce new initiatives to help NYC's veterans find jobs and housing: http://bit.ly/J9zCdV

    Mike Bloomberg · May 11, 2012
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  • NY Waterway

    Take one of our ferries right over to our Midtown Terminal. From Midtown, it is only a few minutes to get to the Intrepid. A must see attraction in NYC.

    NY Waterway · April 26, 2012
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  • Intrepid Museum

    Don't forget to stop by the restoration tent on the Flight Deck of the Intrepid. Here's a pic of the Museum’s Aircraft Restoration team working on a F3H Demon jet fighter.

    Intrepid Museum · September 17, 2013
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  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    Every day at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, and 4:30pm, Intrepid Educators lead free, interactive demonstrations in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Join us for fun scientific exploration!

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  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    New exhibition open at the Intrepid Museum! Working Below Decks highlights occupations that were below deck, including in the print shop, cobbler, and laundry. Read more

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  • Sal D.

    March is Women's History Month and Salute to Women at Intrepid! http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/SaluteToWomen-2012.aspx

    Sal Dogin · March 5, 2012
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  • @swemeatballs78

    One of my fav museums in New York, especially if you're into planes (or subs) Worth every penny to view the aircraft carrier and the planes incl Concorde, F16 among others

    @swemeatballs78 · March 2, 2011
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  • KidsClubThirteen

    Kids Club THIRTEEN members receive free admission Sunday, Oct.24 & enjoy a members-only experience, including a meet & greet with Digit of Cyberchase & much more! Join Kids Club: http://ow.ly/2OTtC

    KidsClubThirteen · October 5, 2010
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  • Tracy S.

    Start you visit by watching the Intrepid Movie -- its less than 10 minutes and gives you an amazing overview of Intrepid and all who served aboard her

    Tracy Sandford · September 15, 2010
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  • Yaroslav P.

    Best spot for boys from 6 to 60

    Yaroslav Patrikeev · December 8, 2014
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  • Jeff F.

    The intrepid does movie nights during the summer. Pretty awesome, and free! Get in line early -- they start handing out tickets @ 6:30p and it's first come first serve. Bring a picnic but no booze :(

    Jeff Forbes · July 17, 2014
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  • Intrepid Museum

    Be sure to stop by to see the full-scale replica of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, which is on display on our flight deck through April 23. http://bit.ly/1hYhrGg

    Intrepid Museum · April 17, 2014
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  • Alex L.

    The Flight Deck at the Intrepid museum holds most of Intrepid's collection of authentically restored aircraft and also facilitates the Space Shuttle Pavilion, which holds the space shuttle Enterprise.

    Alex Luma · December 18, 2013
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  • Intrepid Museum

    On Veterans Day 2013, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum introduced its Oral History Project. Watch this video to learn about the stories behind Intrepid, Growler, Concorde and Enterprise. Read more

    Intrepid Museum · November 12, 2013
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  • Noelle

    Also, their summer movie nights are a must-do at least once. Incredible view, great movie choices, and free! I really enjoyed it a - well worth the trip to NY for the night. Info on their website.

    Noelle · August 11, 2012
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  • NY Waterway

    Take the ferry over! NY Waterway packages here: http://bit.ly/K9K8Wp

    NY Waterway · May 2, 2012
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  • Matt D.

    It's strange but the soap in the bathroom is incredible!!

    Matt DePersis · March 19, 2012
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  • BMW i

    Head up to the Flight Deck to get an up-close look at nearly two dozen aircraft, including the Avenger torpedo bomber and the A-12 blackbird. The history of mobility at its finest.

    BMW i · November 10, 2011
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  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    What is faster: the A-12 Blackbird or Santa’s sleigh? (Hint: Rudolph can reportedly reach supersonic speeds.)

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  • Lohan™ M.

    Too much to do in one day. But def see the port side of the ship, most people don't usually go there and the submarine.

    Lohan™ Maximus ジ · August 25, 2011
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  • Kris N.

    Check out the crew galley, down the hall from the Au Bon Pain

    Kris N · September 26, 2010
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  • Ted S.

    Go take time out and visit this important museum.

    Ted Superfantastico · July 1, 2010
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  • Chris

    One of the best museums in New York, crawl all over a carrier including the bridge and planes, climb through a submarine, get up close to the Space Shuttle Enterprise, visit Concorde - amazing.

    Chris · December 23, 2014
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  • Wen Z.

    I know more history here... Lol

    Wen Zheng · December 18, 2014
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  • J. I.

    Amazing museum for anybody.

    J. I.G. · November 20, 2014
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  • Cines Argentinos

    La escena de Will Smith jugando con un palo de golf en Soy leyenda, se filmó en este barco. Mirá la foto

    Cines Argentinos · December 26, 2012
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  • Cines Argentinos

    Gran lugar! En este portaaviones hay muchas naves que aparecieron en varias películas. Además al costado hay un Concorde ;)

    Cines Argentinos · December 24, 2012
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