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February 17-24, 2024

KIDS WEEK

During Kids Week, children of all ages and interests will learn about STEAM through fun-filled activities, NASA displays & exhibits, live animal shows, hands-on workshops, performances, special guests and interactive demonstrations designed to educate and inspire. All Kids Week programming is free with Museum admission
View the daily schedule below.

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Accommodating Everyone

The Intrepid Museum welcomes all visitors, including those with disabilities, their peers and families. For more information about resources available during your visit, please visit intrepidmuseum.org/access. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided on February 18, 21 & 24. Visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families can register for free tickets for days with ASL interpretation with this form here. To learn more about accessibility during Kids Week, please email access@intrepidmuseum.org

Veteran and military families, learn about special Kids Week admission and access here

For general information, please call us: 877-957-SHIP (7447) or 212-245-0072.

Daily Schedule

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided. ASL icon small 
  
10:00am-5:00pm: Displays and Activities (Location: Hangar 3, Exploreum) 

Partners include:

Columbia University's Society of Women Engineers: inspires young students to pursue creative engineering careers through two activities: making various designs of paper airplanes to learn about aerodynamics principles and creating Blue Origin's Club for Future postcards families can send to space! 

International Ocean Discovery Program: Journey through Earth's past, present and future with the International Ocean Discovery Program. 

ROBOFUN: Robofun will present a variety of LEGO robots and coding interfaces for students to play and experiment with. There will be a remote-controlled car, dance robots, automatic top spinner, robotic dog sled, circuitry station, and video game creation software stations amongst many other projects. Come join us to engage with all these projects and see what you can make!

Naval Air STEM: See how Naval Air STEM, part of Office of Naval Research creates an inclusive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) culture that pioneers innovation and propels the Navy and Nation’s workforce forward.

Naval Surface Center, Phildadelphia: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division: Explore technology demonstrations with STEM professionals responsible for shipboard machinery systems on US Navy ships.

American Society of Civil Engineers: Interactive Seismic Structural Experience where kids will be able to build their own toothpick structures and see how they behave under seismic loading on our simulated shake table. 

Billion Oyster Project: Learn how you can help efforts to repopulate the oyster population in NY Harbor through community engagement initiatives and education. 

NYC Ghostbusters League: NYC Ghostbusters are back aboard Intrepid to teach you how to make your own cross link polymer gel, our own scientific recipe for ectoplasmic slime. 

Mad Science: Playing with Polymers (Brew up your own Slime sample) Join us in this amazing chemical reaction that will produce a gooey cup of madness you can treasure. 

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: Discover the magic of STEM and make your own LED paper flashlight! 

FARO Technologies, Inc. FARO measures and analyzes the world in 3D

INTERverse Mirror Portal: Alter your reality and explore the inner workings of the INTERverse Mirror Portal, which combines a webcam, a graphics processing unit (GPU) and AI-powered software that recognizes humans and applies an art-inspired style in real time. 

10:00am-4:30pm: Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone: Lunar Habitats: Design a lunar habitat for the first residents of the moon!

Noon: Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration:
Blastoff! Launching Space Shuttles: Launching a space shuttle takes some science, engineering, and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Explore how space shuttles got into space and, more importantly, how they got astronauts home safely, during this interactive demonstration!

12:30pm: New York Mets: Mascot Appearance (approximately 45 minutes)

1:00pm: Mad Science Presents Sounds like Science: Want to hear some good vibrations? Our sound show explores how sound is made and how we hear it. Everyone will be shocked as we create a dinosaur roar with simple materials. Explore the science of speakers with us as we create a funky disco show with magnets and your skull! You’ll really “rock out” with this supersonic audio experience.

2:00pm: WonderSpark Puppets: Join us for an interactive puppet show about “The Lion and the Mouse” and “The Tortoise and the Hare.” Learn about forgiveness, the power of kindness, and good sportsmanship.

3:00pm: Mad Science Presents Sounds like Science: Want to hear some good vibrations? Our sound show explores how sound is made and how we hear it. Everyone will be shocked as we create a dinosaur roar with simple materials. Explore the science of speakers with us as we create a funky disco show with magnets and your skull! You’ll really “rock out” with this supersonic audio experience.
 

Partners
NASA logo
Ballet Hispánico School of Dance logo
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester logo
ROBOFUN logo
Zack and Zoey Adventures logo
climate museum logo
Blue Man Group Logo
Blue Origin Club for the Future Logo
Brooklyn book bodega Logo
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ECGStandard logo
fcma logo
amateur astronomers association
American dream
Ashley Zelenskie Logo
Billion Oyster Project Logo
Connecticut Beardsley Zoo Logo
Sew Sister Logo
ECGStandard logo
fcma logo
instructions not included Logo
Gazillion bubble show
International clean discovery program
Mad Science Logo
Naval STEM
Society of Women Engineers Logo
Wildlife Conservation Society logo
That Planetarium Guy Logo
NYC Ghostbusters League
rhythem journey
New Victory Theater
Space Telescope Science Institute
Madame Tussauds New York
Theater Works USA
Guggenheim
John Reid
Two by Two Zoo
Inter
FARO
Clearwater Lamont Perkins
NAVSEA ASCE Hidden No More
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