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EXHIBITIONKamikaze: Beyond the Fire
Kamikaze: Beyond the Fire
Now Open

An immersive multimedia experience reveals the history and impact of kamikazes. Through firsthand accounts and artifacts from the United States and Japan, learn about the young men on both sides of the devastating attacks. Free with Museum admission. Learn more.
EXHIBITIONNavy Cakes: A Slice of History
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Open through March 2021

Dig in to our new exhibition that showcases these epic sweets and the hard work of the sailors who created them. Explore recipes, photos, artifacts and oral histories that tell the stories of the elaborate confections baked onboard Intrepid and Growler. Learn more.
EXHIBITIONA View from the Deep
A View from the Deep:
The Submarine Growler & the Cold War
Explore the history of the USS Growler—one of America’s first nuclear-missile submarines—in the context of the Cold War.
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EXHIBITIONOn the Line
On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War
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.
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ONLINE PROGRAM / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Virtual Tour of the Intrepid Museum
March 5, 3:00pm–4:00pm

Join a Museum educator on a virtual tour of the Intrepid Museum using the Google Arts and Culture site to explore the history of the ship and the crew who served from 1943-1974.
Learn more and register.

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Virtual Girls in Science and Engineering Day
March 6, 11:00am–3:00pm

Join us as we welcome science organizations who will help you expand your mind and spark curiosity about the physical world around you. Hear from science professionals, learn about science projects that your peers are researching and conduct your own science experiments using materials from around your home.
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Intrepid Adventures: Flying in Style
March 9, 3:00pm–4:00pm

There’s more to aircraft than wings and engines. Get up close to the aircraft in our collection to learn how symbols and paint schemes set each airplane apart. Then, create a family squadron insignia or create a paper airplane and decorate it!
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Aircraft Restoration LIVE
March 10, 1:00pm–2:00pm

Go behind the scenes with the aircraft restoration team on the latest project.
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Intrepid Adventures: Lunar Landers
March 11, 3:00pm–4:00pm

What might be difficult about landing on the moon? Explore Intrepid’s connection to the Space Race and analyze the result of the engineering design process that made landing on the Moon possible.
Lunar Landers activity materials: Disposable cup, recyclable materials, tape, scissors, two coins or other small objects
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Virtual Tour of the Intrepid Museum
March 12, 3:00pm–4:00pm

Join a Museum educator on a virtual tour of the Intrepid Museum using the Google Arts and Culture site to explore the history of the ship and the crew who served from 1943-1974.
Learn more and register.

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Aircraft of the Month
March 15, 3:00pm–4:00pm

Join the Museum’s Curator of Aviation Eric Boehm as he dives into one of our amazing aircrafts with you. Eric will break down the history, science and technology of the aircraft while taking questions from you.
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Intrepid Adventures: Journey to Space
March 16, 3:00pm–4:00pm

Get a tour of the Space Shuttle Pavilion, home of the space shuttle Enterprise. A Museum educator will discuss the Mercury-Atlas 7 and Gemini III missions that occurred during the Space Race, including Intrepid's role as the primary recovery vessel for both NASA missions. Viewers will learn about the vacuum of space and why astronauts need spacecraft and spacesuits when they venture into Earth’s orbit and beyond.
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Virtual Astronomy Live: Recycling and Sustainability in Space
March 18, 5:30pm–7:00pm

Join Tracie Prater, Materials Engineer at NASA, as she discusses the In-Space Manufacturing (ISM): Recycling and Reuse project at Marshall Spaceflight Center. She is working to mature the technologies necessary to enable a sustainable recycling ecosystem for long duration spaceflight missions. This work complements payloads being developed by the ISM project to provide manufacturing systems for the production of space parts which will first be demonstrated aboard the ISS.
Learn more and register.