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The Intrepid Museum opens at 10:00am, but we offer early access Guided Tours starting at 9:00am—giving you extra time to enjoy the Museum! Plus, for those summer evenings when we host our Movie Nights on the flight deck, you can also purchase late access Guided Tours with a start time of 6:00pm.
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Planes Explained
 
Tour Description: Lockheed Blackbird. F-14 Tomcat. Grumman Avenger. MiG-21. F-16 Viper. On this 60-minute tour you'll go "behind the barriers" for an up-close look at these and other legendary aircraft. You'll learn the basics of flight, how different designs affect aircraft performance, how helicopters work, how to land on an aircraft carrier and what the future of aviation holds.

Suggested: Visitors ages 8 and up

Ticket Price: $20 per adult, $15 per senior (62+ w/valid ID) / child/youth (3-17)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 15 guests

Times: Daily: 11:05am and 1:05pm.

This tour is wheelchair accessible but does require long periods of walking and standing. The Intrepid Museum offers seating along the hangar and flight deck levels.

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Pacific War
 
Tour Description: "Pacific War," a 100-minute Guided Tour, tells the story of USS Intrepid and the ship’s men during World War II. From 1943 to 1945 Intrepid participated in the greatest naval campaign in world history. Armed with state-of-the-art planes and crewed by more than 3,000 sailors, the "Fighting I" won hard fought victories against Imperial Japan in the Pacific theater. From the raid at Truk Atoll, to the Battle of Leyte Gulf, to the invasion of Okinawa, Intrepid’s men helped transform the names of little known Pacific islands into symbols of American courage and sacrifice.

Suggested: Visitors ages 10 and up

Ticket Price: $20 per adult, $15 per senior (62+ w/valid ID) / child/youth (3-17)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 15 guests

Times: Weekdays: 9:00am, 10:40am and 1:40pm. Weekends: 9:00am, 10:40am, 1:40pm and 2:40pm.

Pacific War is not wheelchair accessible, as it requires guests to navigate stairs and ladders as well as long periods of walking and standing. The Intrepid Museum offers seating along the hangar and flight deck levels.

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Intrepid 101
 
Tour Description: This 60-minute tour highlights the history of USS Intrepid from 1943 to 1974 and beyond. This tour will grant access to areas of the museum which are off limits to the general public, as well as share stories of the museums aircraft collection. Your tour will include a visit to the hangar deck, where aircraft were maintained and stored, and the flight deck, which saw the launching of thousands of aircraft. A private ride on the aircraft elevator is also included. Tour guides will share the history and stories of Intrepid's past.

Weather Permitting.

Suggested: Visitors ages 8 and up

Ticket Price: $20 per adult, $15 per senior (62+ w/valid ID) / child/youth (3-17)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 20 guests

Times: Weekdays: 10:50am, 11:50am, 12:50pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm. Weekends: 10:50am, 11:50am, 12:50pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm, 3:50pm.

This tour is wheelchair accessible but does require long periods of walking and standing. The Intrepid Museum offers seating along the hangar and flight deck levels.

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Concorde
 
Tour Description: This unique 60-minute Guided Tour of Concorde G-BOAD will introduce you to the fastest passenger aircraft to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the aerodynamic advancements responsible for this technological marvel, designed in the 1960’s and operational until 2003.

This tour offers guests the rare opportunity to experience the comfort of Concorde's luxurious cabin, followed by an up-close view of the aircraft's stunningly complex flight deck.

Suggested: Visitors ages 10 and up

Ticket Price: $20 per adult, $15 per senior (62+ w/valid ID) / child/youth (3-17)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 12 guests

Times: Weekdays: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm. Weekends: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm.

Due to limited space within the Concorde, children age 6 and under will not be permitted for this tour. The Concorde tour is not wheelchair accessible, as it requires guests to navigate stairs. Majority of the tour is seated, though there are portions that require walking and standing.

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Enterprise
 
Tour Description: For 30 years, NASA’s revolutionary space shuttles launched as rockets, orbited the earth as versatile spacecraft, and glided to landings as airplanes. On this 60-minute tour of the Space Shuttle Pavilion, we get up-close and in-depth with Enterprise, the first space shuttle and one of only four in existence. We explore the triumphs and tragedies of the shuttle program, examine a space-flown Russian Soyuz capsule, and learn about present and future ventures in space travel.

Note: Access to the interior of Enterprise is not permitted.

Suggested: Visitors ages 8 and up

Ticket Price: $20 per adult, $15 per senior (62+ w/valid ID) / child/youth (3-17)
(Includes entry to the Space Shuttle Pavilion.)

Capacity: Up to 15 guests

Times: Weekdays: 9:00am, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:15pm. Weekends: 9:00am, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:15pm, 4:15pm.

This tour is wheelchair accessible but does require long periods of walking and standing. The Intrepid Museum offers seating inside the Space Shuttle Pavilion.

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Growler
 
Tour Description: This 45-minute tour of the submarine Growler will demonstrate the workings of the world's oldest existing nuclear missile-carrying submarine. Growler patrolled the Pacific coast of the Soviet Union from 1958 to 1964, ever ready to retaliate if the Soviets attacked the United States first.

Your tour guide will explain how 95 men lived and worked on Growler for up to three months at a time, never seeing daylight, never communicating with loved ones, and seldom showering. You will see up-close the sub's features, including two periscopes, the aft torpedo tubes, and the mess area where the crew ate and relaxed.

Suggested: Visitors ages 10 and up

Ticket Price: $20 per adult, $15 per senior (62+ w/valid ID) / child/youth (3-17)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 12 guests

Times: Weekdays: 9:00am. Weekends: 9:00am, 9:15am.

Please note the following requirements to enter the Growler:
  1. Must be in good physical condition – all guests are required to pass through our replica hatch for entry into the submarine
  2. Persons suffering from claustrophobia or related issues should not take tour   
  3. You must be at least 40 inches in height  
  4. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times   
  5. No wheelchairs or the use of any assisted mobility device  
  6. Strollers, large bags or backpacks are not permitted  
  7. No food or beverage allowed
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VIP
 
The Museum’s VIP Tour allows you to customize your Intrepid Museum experience and is the ultimate “choose your own adventure.”

All VIP Tours follow the history of the former USS Intrepid, but from there the possibilities are endless.

Explore the hangar and flight decks. Step behind the stanchions and get an up close look at the Museum's aircraft collection. Submerge yourself in the top-secret history of submarine Growler or take flight with British Airways Concorde.

The Intrepid Museum’s VIP Tour is your very own journey through sea, air and space!

Please contact Intrepid Museum for pricing and availability:
Telephone: (646) 381-5062 | E-Mail: ZBlutner@intrepidmuseum.org

It is recommended that a VIP Group be no greater than 14 individuals per tour guide, for groups of 15 and up the museum offers Group Tours.