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January 1st - December 31st
Guided Tours

Guided Tours   Guided Tours

The Intrepid Museum is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of history, science and service as it relates to its home aboard USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. Join the Museum’s tour guides for a variety of tours that are offered throughout the week.

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January 1st - June 8th
Objects in Conversation: A Collections Exhibition

Objects   Objects in Conversation: A Collections Exhibition

Now Open through June 8, 2015.

Each item in the Intrepid Museum’s collections tells a particular story. However, these objects have deeper meaning in connection with each other. Featuring recent acquisitions to the Intrepid Museum’s collections, this upcoming exhibition creates conversations between objects, challenging visitors to understand the Museum’s artifacts in new and surprising ways. The exhibition also offers a behind-the-scenes look at the ways in which Museum staff members interpret, care for and display its collections.

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January 1st - December 31st
Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit

Submerged   Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit

In 2014, we added a 40-foot interactive submarine exhibit to the Exploreum Interactive Hall, the Museum’s hands-on immersive gallery.

The Intrepid Museum is home to submarine Growler, the only American strategic missile submarine open to the public. This companion education environment, which is fully accessible, will enable children and families to explore life aboard a submarine. How does it work? What does it do? How do people sleep, eat and relax in such cramped quarters? Become a submariner this summer!

January 1st - September 14th
Hubble@25

Hubble   HUBBLE@25

Now Open through September 14, 2015
Location:Space Shuttle Pavilion

HUBBLE@25 commemorates the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope on board the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. The exhibition will be the centerpiece of a Museum-wide initiative that includes a series of public and educational programs centered on the Hubble story and addresses the history and science of space exploration. Through original artifacts, stellar photographs, Hubble produced images and immersive environments this exhibition will showcase the history of this project and reveal its unparalleled scientific achievements.

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January 1st - December 31st
Education Demonstrations

Education Programs   Education Demonstrations

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion as Museum Educators lead free, interactive demonstrations every day at 12:30pm and 2:30pm Monday through Friday; and 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Poof! Life in a Vacuum: What happens to the human body when exposed to the vacuum of space? The answers might surprise you! Museum Educators will facilitate a family-friendly, interactive demonstration about why astronauts need to live within a closed environment at all times.

What Does Hubble Do? Get to the heart of the Hubble mission and find out why we placed a telescope outside the Earth’s atmosphere in the first place. Learn how Hubble was able to see deep space objects that were previously invisible to us, thus redefining our understanding of the universe.


January 1st - December 31st
Tour Guide Talk: Focus on Hubble: The Challenge to Improve Our Greatest Telescope

Hubble   Tour Guide Talk: Focus on Hubble: The Challenge to Improve Our Greatest Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope was designed to be repaired and upgraded in Earth orbit. This 15-minute illustrated talk covers the five bold servicing missions made by space shuttle crews and the scientific discoveries behind Hubble’s spectacular images. These Tour Guide Talks take place on Saturdays and Sundays in the Space Shuttle Pavilion at 12:30pm and 2:30pm.


April 11th
Scout Day: Aerospace

Scout Day: Aerospace   Scout Day: Aerospace

What better way is there to spend your day than by coming to the Intrepid Museum to learn about history and science? Scout programs and activities are designed to help children earn requirements towards their Badges, Interest Projects, Loops or Try-Its. On Scout Days children can participate in fun activities with museum educators and volunteers. Activities take place between 11:00am and 2:30pm.

On April 11, Scout Day will be focused on aerospace. Scouts will participate in hands-on activities to help them understand how planes and rockets manage to stay up in the sky when gravity is constantly trying to pull them down to Earth. Scout Groups receive discounted admission with advanced booking. Click here or contact our group sales department at 646-381-5010 to book your group.

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April 11th
Family Program: High-Flying Design

Education Programs   Family Program: High-Flying Design

Join the Intrepid Museum on Saturday, April 11 for a Family Program: High-Flying Design. Make the best and most unique paper airplanes around while learning about the four forces of flight during this drop-in activity.

These programs are specifically designed for children and their parents or caregivers. All programs begin at 10:30am and will meet at the information desk on the main Museum level.  Family programs are free with admission but require advance registration.  To register, please send an email to educationevents@intrepidmuseum.org.

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April 18th
Teacher Professional Development: Teaching English Language Learners in the Museum

Teacher Professional Development:
            Teaching English Language Learners in the Museum   Teacher Professional Development:
Teaching English Language Learners in the Museum

In this professional development workshop, held on Saturday, April 18, teachers will explore how museums use object-based learning and gallery exploration to enrich the learning experiences of English language learners. Museum educators will share resources and strategies that can be transferred to the classroom or used on field trips in order to improve students’ language skills and build confidence.

Advance registration is required; is now open.

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April 24th
Astronomy on Deck

Astronomy Night   Astronomy on Deck 

The Intrepid Museum is happy to welcome back Astronomy on Tap on April 24, 2015—the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope—for Astronomy on Deck, a night of astronomical merriment! Astronomers will be on hand with their high-powered telescopes, ready to reveal the wonders of the New York sky. Presentations will take place beneath the space shuttle Enterprise in the Space Shuttle Pavilion, and on the flight deck of Intrepid, beneath the stars. Beer and wine will be available to purchase. This event is free and for ages 21+ only. RSVP required; registration is now open!

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April 25th
Family Program: Cosmic Colors

Family Program: Cosmic Colors   Family Program: Cosmic Colors

Stop by the Intrepid Museum on Saturday, April 25 for a Family Program: Cosmic Colors. During this 60-minute experience children and their parents or caregivers will learn how astronomers give photos of outer space their vibrant colors by taking a tour of the HUBBLE@25 exhibition, and will paint their own versions of deep space objects using real Hubble data.

The program begins at 10:30am and will meet at the information desk on the main museum level.  Family programs are free with admission but require advance registration.  To register, please send an email to educationevents@intrepidmuseum.org.

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April 30th
Power of One: Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan

Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan   Power of One: Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan

Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:00am – Noon

High school science classes are invited to join us for the latest installment of our Power of One Speaker Series, featuring theoretical astrophysicist Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan.

Dr. Natarajan is a professor of astronomy and physics at Yale University whose research interests include cosmology, gravitational lensing and black hole physics. At our Power of One event, she will discuss her work on mapping dark matter, the most elusive substance in the universe. Learn more about Dr. Natarajan here.

For more information, or if you would like to bring your high school science students to this FREE program, please email Alex Attanasio at aattanasio@intrepidmuseum.org. Space is limited.

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April 30th
Hubble and Our Altered Universe

Hubble and Our Altered Universe   Hubble and Our Altered Universe

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with leading scientists, as they discuss Hubble’s most important scientific discoveries including Hubble’s only Nobel Prize.  This panel discussion will take place on Thursday, April 30, at 7:00pm, in the Museum’s Lutnick Theater. Sara Seager, MIT; Adam G. Riess, Johns Hopkins University and Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI); Priyamvada (Priya) Natarajan, Yale; and Matt Mountain, Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) join moderator, Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday® on PRI, Public Radio International.

From the surprising discovery of an accelerating universe, to the ability to map dark matter, and the first measurements of the chemical makeup of an exoplanet’s atmosphere, the Hubble Space Telescope has altered our very understanding of the universe and our place within it. Tickets cost $20 ($10 for Museum members) and will go on sale on March 16.

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May 9th
Family Program: Dive into Density

Education Programs   Family Program: Dive into Density

How do ships float?  How do submarines dive?  It's all about density!  Stop by the Intrepid Museum on Saturday, May 9 for a Family Program, Dive into Density. During this 60-minute experience children and their parents or caregivers will learn what density is and how it can be changed by creating and manipulating their own Cartesian diver that they can then bring home.

The program begins at 10:30am and will meet at the information desk on the main museum level.  Family programs are free with admission but require advance registration.  To register, please send an email to educationevents@intrepidmuseum.org.

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May 10th
Mother's Day

Mothers's Day   Mothers's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Today we celebrate Mothers by extending the same price as KIDS! Mothers will pay the price of a youth ticket just by bringing this coupon with them when they visit the Intrepid Museum. Valid for Sunday, May 10, 2015. Must present this coupon, good for youth ticket only, not valid toward group packages, memberships and may not be combined with any other offers.


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May 21st
The 24th Annual Salute to Freedom Gala

The 24th Annual Salute to Freedom Gala   The 24th Annual Salute to Freedom Gala

You are invited to join us on Thursday, May 21, 2015, aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid for the 24th annual Salute to Freedom gala. William H. McRaven, Adm. (Ret.) will receive the Intrepid Freedom Award in honor of his 37 years of distinguished service defending the values of freedom and democracy, having served as commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, and now leading The University of Texas System. Ursula M. Burns, the greatly admired CEO of Xerox Corporation, will be honored with the Intrepid Salute Award for her business accomplishments, commitment to education and record of service.

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May 25th
Memorial Day Members Breakfast

Memorial Day Members Breakfast   Memorial Day Members Breakfast 

On Monday, May 25, Intrepid Museum members will enjoy a Memorial Day Breakfast under the Concorde. The Members Breakfast is a benefit for members at the Family/Dual level and above. Click here or call 646-381-5030 to become a member and join us for our Memorial Day Members Breakfast!

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May 30th
Family Program: Cosmic Colors

Family Program: Cosmic Colors   Family Program: Cosmic Colors

Stop by the Intrepid Museum on Saturday, May 30 for a Family Program: Cosmic Colors. During this 60-minute experience children and their parents or caregivers will learn how astronomers give photos of outer space their vibrant colors by taking a tour of the HUBBLE@25 exhibition, and will paint their own versions of deep space objects using real Hubble data.

The program begins at 10:30am and will meet at the information desk on the main museum level.  Family programs are free with admission but require advance registration.  To register, please send an email to educationevents@intrepidmuseum.org.

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June 21st
Father's Day

Father's Day   Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2015

Today we celebrate Fathers by extending the same price as KIDS! Fathers will pay the price of a youth ticket just by bringing this coupon with them when they visit the Intrepid Museum. Valid for Sunday, June 21, 2015. Must present this coupon, good for youth ticket only, not valid toward group packages, memberships and may not be combined with any other offers.


Click here for coupon.