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Kids Week: February 17 to 23

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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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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 16

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 / STEM / PUBLIC PROGRAM
Kids Week
February 17–23

Join us for the Museum's annual family-friendly festival offering a variety of hands-on activities exploring science, technology, engineering, arts and math. For children of all ages and interests.
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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

Get up close to the aircraft in our collection to learn how symbols and paint schemes set each airplane apart. Then head back to the classroom to create a family squadron insignia and decorate an airplane. 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 / STEM
Diving into Density
December 15 & 16

Take a tour of our massive aircraft carrier and explore our interactive submarine exhibit, Submerged. Then dive and surface with a Cartesian diver you can make at home and design an aluminum foil boat 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
EXHIBITION
Defying Gravity: Women in Space A Mixed Reality Experience Powered by Microsoft
Now Open

Defying Gravity: Women in Space shares the stories of previously unsung women in the U.S. space program brought to life through Microsoft HoloLens and hosted by a holographic Dr. Mae Jemison.
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EXHIBITION
Personal Space
Now Open

Personal Space offers a glimpse into the lives of 11 astronauts through special objects they brought with them on missions: you can listen to Charles Bolden's favorite tunes, see Nicole Stott's watercolor waves and get sentimental over Ellen Baker's family keepsakes, to name a few. Purchase Museum tickets
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.