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Journey through Intrepid to learn about the history and science behind the ship and its artifacts. These one-hour programs are led by Museum Educators. Choose from the following:
Little Sailors – Pre-K:

Encouraging discovery and play, the Intrepid Museum welcomes early childhood groups in this tour designed for our youngest visitors. Children discuss shapes and colors while focusing on modes of transportation.
Exploreum Discovery Tour – Grades K-3:

Get hands-on in the Exploreum, which features guided activities incorporating the themes of water, aviation, space, and life at sea. Students make connections between museum artifacts and their own experiences.
Life Aboard Intrepid – Grades K-12:

A “city at sea” comes alive while investigating the humanity behind the hardware. Students learn how the crew lived, worked, and played aboard an active Navy vessel.
Stem to Stern – Grades 3-12:

Experience the “greatest hits” the Museum has to offer, including exhibit artifacts, the Flight Deck, aircraft collection, and historic spaces. The tour includes a guided look at our newest artifact, space shuttle Enterprise.
Aviation – Grades 3-12:

Classes trace a timeline of aviation history by looking at advances in human flight, from propeller planes to jets. Students evaluate aircraft design, parts of a plane, and paint schemes featuring nose art and camouflage.
All Hands Tour – Grades K-12:

Through tactile discovery, gallery activities, and object-based learning, students study the ship and its aircraft collection. This specialized tour is intended for students with special needs.
Education programs and school rates are only available with advance reservations. There is a group minimum of 15 people. Please make reservations at least two (2) weeks prior to the date in mind (for Monday visits, by Friday at 12:00pm). Reservations made within two (2) weeks of visit must be paid in full upon booking. Arrange your visit now by calling 646-381-5010 during our business hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (Wednesday – Sunday, 9:00am to 5:00pm for Birthday Parties) or completing our Group Request Form.

Due to high call volume, you may experience a longer than normal wait. While it is our goal to take each call as it comes, we strongly encourage you to leave a message and we will respond within 24 hours. You can also contact us at groupsales@intrepidmuseum.org
Education Programs at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum are generously supported, in part, by public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and private funding from The Bodman Foundation, Claire Giannini Foundation, Grindstone Foundation, Jim and Karli Hagedorn, and Motorola Foundation.
Access Programs
The Intrepid is committed to providing interactive educational experiences to all visitors.  We offer programming for students and teachers in grades K-12th grade of varying abilities, including those with learning disabilities, hard of hearing, or limited mobility.  To speak to the Education Department about tailoring school programs to meet the needs of your students, please email us or call 646-381-5163.