Intrepid Museum 2017 events
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*Dates and listings are subject to change. Some events may require Museum admission ticket.

    
    
 
FREE / STEM
Teacher Professional Development
June 6, 2019

Chancellor’s Day Professional Development for Teachers. All About the Moon! Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing.
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FAMILY
Operation Slumber
June 8

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
June 22

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
May 18

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
April 6

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
April 12

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
April 13

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
April 27

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
March 2

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
March 8

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
March 15

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
March 22

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
March 23

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
March 30

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
February 9

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
February 23

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
January 12

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
January 26

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / STEM
Teacher Professional Development
January 28, 2019

High School ONLY Chancellor’s Day Professional Development for Teachers. Learn about bringing NASA Space STEM Resources back to your school.
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FAMILY
Operation Slumber
December 1

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
Flying in Style
December 1 & 2

Take a trip inside the Intrepid Museum’s planetarium to learn myths from around the world that explain the stars in the sky. Then create your own constellation and myth in a storytelling activity. Learn more.
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony
December 7

Attend a wreath-laying ceremony on board Intrepid, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
December 15

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
Diving into Density
December 15 & 16

How does Intrepid float? How did Growler dive? Take a tour of our massive aircraft carrier, and explore our interactive exhibit Submerged. Then dive and surface with your own submarine by creating a Cartesian diver in our workshop. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
December 16

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
November 3

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
High Flying Design
November 3 & 4

Make the best paper airplanes around while learning about the four forces of flight. Then learn how planes steer through the air in our obstacle course. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
November 4

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy. Learn more.
FREE
Teacher Professional Development
November 6

Chancellor’s Day Professional Development for Teachers. A collaboration with Florida State University exploring topics in World War II.
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FAMILY
Operation Slumber
November 9

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / VETERANS / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11

Attend the Museum's special ceremony honoring our country's veterans. More info coming soon!
FAMILY / VETERANS / PATRONS
Seats of Honor Ceremony

November 11
The Intrepid Museum dedicates Seats of Honor in the Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater to American veterans and members of the military. Join us as we recognize their service, commemorate their sacrifice, and honor them for defending our treasured way of life.
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FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
AstroCafe
November 16

Sip drinks beneath the space shuttle Enterprise and hear talks about cutting-edge science Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance. Learn more.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
November 17

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
Star Stories
November 17 & 18

Take a trip inside the Intrepid Museum’s planetarium to learn myths from around the world that explain the stars in the sky. Then create your own constellation and myth in a storytelling activity. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Military Family Program
November 18

Current and former military service members and their families are invited to join us for experiments, design challenges and a hands-on tour of the Museum.
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FREE / VETERANS
Intrepid After Hours
November 30

Military veterans and service members are invited to experience the Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, a creative exercise and a catered dinner. Learn more.
MEMBERS
Member Appreciation Month
October

Museum members enjoy special exclusives and openings all month! Early and extended hours will be offered to members throughout the month.
Learn more.
FAMILY / STEM
Diving into Density
October 6 & 7

How does Intrepid float? How did Growler dive? Take a tour of our massive aircraft carrier, and explore our interactive exhibit Submerged. Then dive and surface with your own submarine by creating a Cartesian diver in our workshop. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Military Family Program
October 7

Current and former military service members and their families are invited to join us for experiments, design challenges and a hands-on tour of the Museum.
Learn more.
 
FREE / FAMILY / VETERANS
Your Brain on the Military
October 12

The Intrepid Museum and NewYork-Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center welcome current and former military service members and their family and friends for a series exploring the links between military service and the brain. Register now.
 
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
October 13

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY
Access Family Program
October 14

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.
Learn more.
PUBLIC PROGRAM
Jazz Ambassadors: Cold War Diplomacy
October 17

Hear from a distinguished panel with jazz legend Wycliffe Gordon, historians Ingrid Monson and Penny von Eschen, and moderator Robert O’Meally, founder of the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University. Learn more.
FREE / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
AstroCafe
October 19

Sip drinks beneath the space shuttle Enterprise and hear talks about cutting-edge science. Ages 21+. Free. Register in advance. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Family Astronomy Night
October 20

Join us for a night of family-friendly science talks, hands-on displays and stargazing, and meet special guests from NASA, the Space Telescope Science Institute and more! Register in advance.
Register now.
FAMILY / STEM
Jobs on Deck
October 20 & 21

Take on the roles of the flight deck crew in this interactive tour that follows aircraft from the hangar deck to the air and back again. Learn more.
STEM
College Faculty Open House
October 15

Join us at the Museum for a special open house exclusively for college faculty. Sample our tour offerings for college groups while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres aboard the ship. Register now.
FAMILY
Operation Slumber
October 20

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Learn more.
EXHIBITION
Ports of Call
Now Open

Intrepid's missions took the ship and crew to cities around the globe—Cannes and Copenhagen, Halifax and Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.
Learn more.
EXHIBITION
On the Line:
Intrepid and the Vietnam War

Now Open

Intrepid served three tours of duty in Vietnam from 1966–1969. This exhibition explores the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid’s history. Purchase Museum tickets.
EXHIBITION
A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & the Cold War
Now Open

Explore the history and design of USS Growler, one of America's first nuclear-missile submarines. Historical artifacts, oral histories and immersive experiences offer a behind-the-scenes look at life on board.
Learn more.
EXHIBITION
Intrepid A to Z
Now Open

Intrepid A to Z is an alphabetized collection of objects selected by former crew members, veterans and curators to represent life on board the ship. Follow the alphabet for a glimpse into the ups and downs of serving on board an aircraft carrier. Learn more.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM
Poof! Life in a Vacuum
Weekends, 11:30am, 1:45pm & 3:30pm
Space Shuttle Pavilion

Learn why the Earth's atmosphere is so important and why astronauts wear spacesuits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators mimic the vacuum of space.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM
Diving into Density
Weekends, Noon, 2:00pm
Hangar 3

How does Intrepid float? How did Growler dive? Museum educators explain the relationship between density and buoyancy in this demonstration.
FREE / FAMILY / STEM
Airheads: How Things Fly
Daily, 2:15pm
Hangar 3

Museum educators explore the science behind aviation in this demonstration about how things fly!
FREE / FAMILY / STEM
Blast Off! Launching the Space Shuttle
Daily, 1:45pm
Space Shuttle Pavilion

Traveling at 17,500 miles per hour in a space shuttle takes science, engineering and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Discover the forces at work as Museum educators launch air-powered rockets.
FREE / STEM
Pop-Up Planetarium: Giant Leaps
Daily, 1:15pm, 3:00pm
Michael Tyler Fisher Center Rotunda

Journey from the edge of the atmosphere to the edge of the observable universe as you follow the story of space exploration. Seating is limited, and most seating is on a carpeted floor. Stools available upon request.
FREE
Kamikaze: Day of Darkness, Day of Light
Daily, every hour on the half hour
Hangar Deck

Witness the November 25, 1944 kamikaze attacks on Intrepid through the eyes of the men who were there. Film begins by the memorial wall in Hangar 2. Approximate runtime: 15 minutes.
FREE
The Story of Intrepid
Daily, throughout the day
Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater

An introduction to Intrepid’s history, narrated by veterans and the men who served aboard. Approximate runtime: 8 minutes.