FROM: THE INTREPID SEA, AIR, & SPACE MUSEUM
West 46th Street and 12th Avenue at Hudson River Park
CONTACT: Rubenstein Communications, Inc., Public Relations
For Immediate Release
INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
ANNOUNCES 2013 “KIDS WEEK” PROGRAMS
WEEK OF PROGRAMMING PROVIDES FUN AND
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES DURING PRESIDENTS WEEK
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host its annual “Kids Week” from Saturday, February 16 – Sunday, February 24. During “Kids Week”, children will have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun, educational and interactive activities during Presidents Week.
This year’s themed days include “Under the Big Top Weekend,” (2/16-2/17) “Science Meets Science Fiction,” (2/18) “On Broadway,” (2/19) “Intrepid Ports of Call” (2/20-2/22) and “Sports n’ Games Weekend” (2/23-2/24).
2013 “Kids Week” programming partners include the New York Mets, New York Rangers, Sesame Street Live, Ringling Brothers, Scooby Doo! Live: Musical Mysteries, Broadway’s Peter and the Starcatcher, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Cinderella and Motown: The Musical, William Berloni Theatrical Animals, Gazillion Bubble Show, Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery and many more.
In addition to the special events and appearances, staff of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Education Department will lead interactive educational demonstrations throughout each day.
For complete Kids Week activity and performance schedules, continue to visit www.intrepidmuseum.org. Performers and schedule subject to change.
Kids Week at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is proudly supported by Coca-Cola, Time Warner Cable and J&R Music and Computer World.
About the Museum
Now home of the Space Shuttle Enterprise, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex includes the 900-foot-long aircraft carrier Intrepid; the guided missile submarine Growler; and an extensive collection of 27 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.
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April 1 – October 31:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
November 1 – March 31:
Monday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Museum Cost of Admission:
Seniors and College Students: $20.00
Youth 7-17: $19.00
Child 3-6: $12.00
Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free
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.