Intrepid Museum 2020 events
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Veterans and Military Families
Intrepid After Hours Military Family Programs Vet Video Chats Guided Group Tours Veterans Plus
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 herefor 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.

The Museum offers free programs specifically for service members, veterans and their families. Programs require advance registration. Questions? Please call 646-381-5158 or email

Intrepid After Hours

Intrepid After Hours
Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, a creative exercise and a catered dinner.


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 a hands-on tour of the Museum, experiments, and design challenges intended to engage the whole family. Join us before the program for refreshments and casual conversation.

Virtual Military Family Program: Technology and Codes
Sunday, June 21: 11:00am-11:45am

As we are practicing physical distancing, Military Family Programs will be going virtual! Join fellow military and veteran families via Zoom for a free interactive program.

Discover the history of innovation and codes onboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid! After exploring historic spaces virtually, families can experiment with different codes and STEM activities.

Whether or not you can join us for the program, download the activity packet. COMING SOON!


Vet Video Chats

Vet Video Chats
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 New York City–based organizations that serve veterans. For more information, please email or call 646-381-5158.



Veterans Plus

Veterans Plus programs are special daytime or evening events that are relevant to the military community allow veterans to bring guests, such as civilian friends and family members, to share in the experience.

Intrepid Book Club
Join fellow veterans, service members and military family members online for a lively book discussion! The Intrepid Book Club meets quarterly, at the Intrepid Museum or online, 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 by emailing

Virtual Intrepid Book Club
Tuesday, May 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
At this virtual meeting, we will be discussing the National Book Award finalist The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. This lyrical novel follows two friends as they try to keep each other alive on the battlefields in Iraq. "An elegiac, sober and haunting coming-of-age war story"- Jim Frederick, TIME

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