A visitor reads a panel in front of the exhibition "On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid's Sick Bay."
Temporary Exhibitions

On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid's Sick Bay

Discover the fascinating history of medical care on the ship, learn about our current efforts to open Sick Bay to visitors and showcase the history of this important space aboard Intrepid.

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Sick Bay

A steady stream of sick and injured crew members visited Intrepid’s medical clinic called Sick Bay. Objects, photographs, archives and oral histories reveal the complexities of medical care on board an aircraft carrier at sea. 

Part of the sick bay exhibition with sailor art on the floor.
The Future of Sick Bay

The restoration of Sick Bay is one of the largest projects in Museum history—an important step in efforts to bring history to life by incorporating new technologies, such as augmented and virtual reality elements. 

Exhibition panels in "On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid's Sick Bay."
Photo of Jessica Williams on Intrepid's flight deck.
Jessica Williams, Head Curator
Team Member Highlight

“As a site of living history, telling these important stories and ultimately opening the spaces where history happened is vital in our efforts to illuminate the intersection of history and innovation.” 

Educational Resources

Learning can always be fun—and the Intrepid Museum offers a wide range of digital resources to support educators, parents and students as they explore the history and the events that have shaped where we are today.

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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