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Veterans & Military

All in-person and online programs are free with advance registration for active military members, veterans and their families and offer endless opportunities to share, learn and discover with peers.

Fleet Week 2024

In recognition of our men and women in uniform, the Intrepid Museum celebrates Fleet Week May 24-27, 2024!

Fleet Week activities will kick off Friday, May 24, with our annual free movie night on the flight deck, featuring Top Gun: Maverick. Veteran and military families can register for access to Cat Shot Café and enjoy snacks and refreshments on Intrepid's flight deck before the screening! Register here.

Throughout the weekend, enjoy musical performances and explore a variety of displays, activities, and demos from the military, including the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Naval Research and many more! The weekend will conclude on Monday, May 27, with the Museum’s annual Memorial Day ceremony. All activities on the pier are free to the public. Learn more here.

As always, current and former service members receive free admission to the Museum, thanks to support from Bank of America. Starting May 18, the Museum will participate in Blue Star Museums. Military ID holders and up to 5 guests receive free admission to the Museum through September 2.

Photo of Pier 86 during Fleet Week 2023 facing east.
Veterans are speaking with guests at the Museum.
Intrepid After Hours

Join fellow veterans and service members at the Intrepid Museum to explore the Museum without the crowds. Then join peers for conversation, a behind-the-scenes experience and a catered dinner.

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Military and Veteran Family Access

Veteran and military families receive priority access to public events like Family Days, Fleet Week, Kids Week and Free Fridays, as well as select member benefits at these events. Veterans and their guests are also specially invited to public programs focused on veteran experiences, such as special film screenings, performances and talks.

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U.S. military and veterans receive free admission to the Museum, thanks to the generous support of Bank of America.
Oral History Project

Since 2013, the Oral History Project has collected stories of those who served on board the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid from 1943 to 1974, as well as those associated with the submarine Growler, the space shuttle orbiter Enterprise and the supersonic airliner Concorde.

A man and woman read an exhibit panel on Intrepid's flight deck while their child points at the propeller of an aircraft.

Enjoy exclusive benefits, including free admission. Learn more and join today.