THE INTREPID SEA, AIR, & SPACE MUSEUM
West 46th Street and 12th Avenue at Hudson River Park
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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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For Immediate Release
INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
ANNOUNCES “KIDS WEEK 2011” PROGRAMS
WEEK OF PROGRAMMING PROVIDES FUN AND
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES DURING WINTER BREAK
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host its annual “Kids Week” from Saturday, February 19 – Sunday, February 27. During “Kids Week,” children will have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun, educational and interactive activities while they are on vacation during Presidents’ Week.
Some of this year’s themed days include “Sports and Recreation Day,” “Broadway Day,” “PBS Kids Day” and “Science Weekend.”
This year’s “Kids Week” programming partners include the New York Mets, Ringling Brothers, PBS, American Girl Place, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Puppetry Arts Theatre, Broadway’s The Addams Family, Billy Elliot, Rain and Lombardi, The Gap, Old Navy, Madame Tussauds, and more.
For complete “Kids Week” activity and performance schedules, continue to visit www.intrepidmuseum.org. Performers and schedule subject to change.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is proudly supported by Bank of America.
About the Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex includes the 900-foot-long aircraft carrier ‘Intrepid’ with seven full decks and four theme halls; the guided missile submarine Growler; and an extensive collection of over 30 aircraft including the A-12 Blackbird, the fastest plane in the world, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft in the world. Guests can experience areas of the ship including the Flight Deck, Hangar Deck, fo’c’sle (commonly known as the anchor chain room), new multimedia presentations and exhibit collections, interactive educational stations and a state-of-the-art public pier.
Guests to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum also can experience the 12,240 square-foot interactive Exploreum – which contains a variety of hands-on exhibits – that teaches guests about the different properties of the sea, air, space and living at sea as each relates to the ship Intrepid. In the Exploreum, guests can experience a flight simulator, transmit messages using Morse code, sit on the bunk of a crewmember, learn how the Intrepid turned salt water into fresh water and perform various tasks while wearing space gloves.
Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost of Admission:
Seniors and College Students: $18.00
Youth 3-17 and Veterans: $17.00
Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free
All tickets are subject to a $2.00 facility fee.
Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid’s website, www.intrepidmuseum.org
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan
Directions by NYC Metro Bus
Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk North from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off immediately in front of the Intrepid.
Directions by NYC Metro Subway
Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 or 7 train to 42nd St., then walk or take the M-42 West Bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk North to Intrepid.
Directions from Water
Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk a block north to the Intrepid Museum. Or from New Jersey take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th Street) and walk north on 12th Ave to the museum.