Our Exhibitions

Explore our temporary exhibitions and discover the collections and artifacts that showcase some of the most moving moments in history and how it became possible. 

An astronaut in a space suit standing next to the American flag in space

The Intrepid Museum–home of the space shuttle Enterprise—is thrilled to host Apollo: When We Went to the Moon. This special exhibition, opening on March 26, 2024, unpacks the history of the Apollo program and sets the stage for NASA’s current Moon to Mars campaign.

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard is seen atop the mobile launcher at Launch 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Temporary Installation: RS-25 Engine

In conjunction with the Intrepid Museum’s ongoing special exhibition "Apollo: When We Went to the Moon," a full-scale replica of the RS-25 Engine – one of the most significant pieces of advanced technology in the history of space exploration – will be on display on Pier 86 at the Museum from July 21 through September 2, 2024.


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Final Flight: The Story of A WWII Corsair

Through artifacts, photos, and a visually engaging installation of the aircraft’s engine and a section of the wing, this exhibit tells the story of the discovery of the aircraft elements, the story of the young pilot, and the science and technology of the artifact preservation.

Entrance to the "On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid's Sick Bay" exhibition
On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid’s Sick Bay

Objects, photographs, archives and oral histories reveal the complexities of medical care on board while illuminating the Museum’s current efforts to open sick bay to visitors. Visitors can also explore an interactive 3D model of sick bay.

Entrance to the "On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War" exhibition
On The Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War

Explore the events and impact of three tours of duty in Vietnam through the lens of Intrepid’s history.

Part of the exhibition "A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler and the Cold War."
A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & The Cold War

Get a closer look at the USS Growler—one of America’s first nuclear-missile submarines—in the context of the Cold War.

Caldwell Double-Breasted Blazer in Hedden Plain
Kamikaze: Beyond the Fire

Discover artifacts from the United States and Japan and get firsthand accounts from survivors with an immersive multimedia experience that reveals the history and impact of Kamikaze.


Image of the temporary exhibit Postcards from Earth: Holograms on an Interstellar Journey, located in the Museum's Space Shuttle Pavilion.
Postcards from Earth: Holograms on an Interstellar Journey

This new temporary exhibit showcases an inspiring collaboration between science and art as a means to reach other star systems at speeds never thought to be achievable.

A mother and her teenage daughter explore the Museum's photo lab exhibition
Photo Lab

Recreated on the footprint of Intrepid’s original photo lab from its time in service, the unsung role of “photographer’s mates” is examined. The function was critical in documenting all aspects of life on board the ship.

Image of children in 3-D glasses enjoying a ride on the 4-D simulator experience, Stories of Intrepid
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Put yourself in the pilot’s seat with our exciting flight simulators, 4D theater, virtual and augmented reality experiences and more.



Two children play inside a mock space capsule located in the Museum's Exploreum

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

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