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U.S. military and veterans receive free admission to the Museum, thanks to the generous support of

Bank of America

Valid ID is required. Tickets may be reserved online but must be held at the Box Office and picked up at Will Call.

Click here to reserve tickets.


Veterans also receive a 20% discount on Individual, Dual and Family Memberships. Click here for information on the benefits of membership, and view our calendar to learn about special events, including the Museum’s annual ceremonies for Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and Memorial Day.

While the Intrepid Museum is physically closed, the Museum continues to offer free online programs for current and former service members and their families. Programs require advance registration. Customized programs for veteran service organizations, vet centers, VA hospitals, military family organizations and other groups are available!
Questions? Please email or call 646-381-5158.


Intrepid After Hours

Intrepid After Hours

As we continue practicing social distancing, Intrepid After Hours will be going virtual! Join fellow veterans and service members via Zoom for a free interactive program and conversation.

Check back for more information on future programs.



Military Family Programs (for children ages 3-18)

Military Family Programs

Created for current and former military service members and their families, these programs include an interactive tour of the Museum, experiments, and design challenges intended to engage the whole family. Virtual programs take place over Zoom and include at-home activity packets.

Navigation: Finding Your Way
Saturday, March 20, 1:00pm ET

From ships and planes to submarines and even space shuttles, vessels of all types use navigation to find their way. Families will virtually explore historic spaces and methods that people have used to navigate throughout history as well as make connections to how we find our way today.






Vet Video Chats

veterans video chat

For veterans who are unable to visit the Museum, video chats build social connections and provide stimulating conversations. This online program highlights objects and spaces within the Museum and invites individuals to ask questions, make comments and share stories. It will especially enrich the lives of individuals who require intensive healthcare services at home or in a hospital setting.

Guided Group Tours for NYC Veterans

Guided Group Tours for NYC Veterans

The Intrepid Museum offers free guided tours for organizations that serve veterans and military families. Currently all guided tours are conducted virtually. These interactive programs can be tailored to the interests of the group. All virtual tours are conducted over Zoom or Google Meet. For more information, please email or call 646-381-5158.

Intrepid Book Club

Join fellow veterans, service members and military family members online for a lively book discussion! The Intrepid Book Club meets quarterly for a two-hour facilitated discussion with an introduction related to the Museum's collection and crew. Books are a mix of fiction and nonfiction, all related to military or military family experiences. Copies of the books are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis and advanced registration is required.

The Intrepid Book Club is free for all current and former service members and their families, spouses and partners.

Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly Tuesday, February 23, 2021
5:00pm-7:00pm ET
Intrepid Book Club is going out of this world! We will be reading astronaut Scott Kelly’s bestselling memoir, Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery. Follow Scott Kelly from his time as a young Navy pilot through his year living on the International Space Station, as he reflects on the personal and professional challenges he faced along the way.
“[Endurance] is a memoir of the right stuff that will hypnotize any space geek.” —The Wall Street Journal


On Liberty

On Liberty: Zooming into Museums Across the Country
As we remain socially distant, virtually visit museums all across the country with the Intrepid Museum. Join fellow veterans, current service members and their loved ones to explore museums from near and far with connections to the Intrepid Museum’s history and collection. Each program will be guided by museum curators and educators, with plenty of opportunities to share and ask questions. No travel is needed for these interactive virtual visits!

Space Center Houston
Friday, March 25, 5:00pm ET.

Join the Intrepid Museum and fellow veterans, service members and their loved ones for a virtual staycation. We will be Zooming into Space Center Houston to reunite the Intrepid Museum’s space shuttle Enterprise with its carrier aircraft, NASA 905. Paul Spana, director of exhibits at Space Center Houston and Eric Boehm, Intrepid Museum’s curator of aviation and aircraft restoration will discuss the important role of this aircraft and prototype spacecraft in launching the American space shuttle program! This program will include time for questions.


Save the date for future On Liberty programs:

April 23

May 14

Your Brain on the Military

The Intrepid Museum and NewYork-Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center welcome current and former military service members and their families for a series exploring the links between military service and the brain. Hear from researchers and veterans as they unravel myths and realities about the military and mental health.

Identifying Family Stressors and Healthy Coping Habits for Military Parents In the COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday, March 12, Noon-1:00pm ET


"Becoming a First-Time Parent in the COVID-19 Pandemic"
by Matthew Ryba, USMC OIF/OEF Veteran
Director of Community Outreach and Education, NewYork-Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center,
Columbia Univerisity Irving Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medicine

"Helping Children Manage Stress during COVID-19: Practical Tips and Resources for Parents"
by Colleen Becket-Davenport, PsyD
National Center for PTSD, Weill Cornell Medical College

"Mindfulness: What It Is, When It Helps, and How To Do It"
by Robin Brody, PsyD
Program For Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies, Weill Cornell Medical College


Former Crew Members
If you are an Intrepid or Growler former crew member or relative of one, we would love to hear from you!
Visit the Former Crew Member page to find out how to be in touch.
If you would like to make a contribution to support these programs, click here.  




Call: 646-381-5020