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November 1st
Ports of Call

  Ports of Call
Open Now

Intrepid’s missions took the ship and crew to cities around the globe. At each port of call, crew members visited tourist attractions, historic sites, souvenir shops, restaurants and bars. View their souvenirs, memorabilia, photographs, film footage and oral histories, and learn the significance of these journeys to the young sailors who formed Intrepid’s crew.

January 1st 2017 - December 31st 2018
Guided Tours

Guided Tours   Guided Tours

The Intrepid Museum is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of history, science and service as it relates to its home aboard USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. Join the Museum’s tour guides for a variety of tours that are offered throughout the week.

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January 1st
Education Demonstrations

Education Programs   Education Demonstrations

Poof! Life in a Vacuum
Weekdays at 3:30pm, Weekends at 11:30am and 3:30pm in the Space Shuttle Pavilion
Learn just how important the Earth's atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Intrepid Educators will mimic the vacuum of space. Participants will first predict, then discover what happens to various objects when they are exposed to a vacuum and then make the extension to how the human body would react to the vacuum of space. (Don't worry, nothing gross!)

Blast Off! Launching the Space Shuttles
Every Day at 1:30pm in the Space Shuttle Pavilion
Traveling at 17,500 miles per hour in a space shuttle takes some science, engineering and a whole lot of rocket fuel. In this interactive demonstration, Museum educators launch air-powered rockets and use Newton’s laws of motion to explore the history and future of rocket propulsion.

Helicopters: How Do Those Things Fly?
Weekdays at 2:00pm on the Hangar Deck
Helicopters are amazing flying machines, but how do they stay in the air? Using computer-generated models and hands-on demonstrations, Museum educators demystify how helicopters can fly in any direction.


May 26th - August 8th 2017
Summer Movie Series

Intrepid After Hours  

Summer Movie Series


Watch a movie on the flight deck, under the stars! The series kicks off with Top Gun on Friday, May 26, during Fleet Week, and continues on Tuesdays throughout the summer.

Check out the full lineup here.


October 16th 2015 - October 1st 2017
On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War

On the Line: Intrepid & the Vietnam War   On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War
Exhibition Now Open!

Explore the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of the ship’s history. Set within the spaces where men lived and served, the exhibition focuses on the experiences of Intrepid and its crew “on the line”—the periods when the ship was active in the Gulf of Tonkin, launching aircraft for missions over mainland Vietnam. The exhibition includes artifacts, photographs and film clips from the Museum’s collection, many of which are on display for the first time.

Bank of America has generously provided free admission to U.S. active military, retired military and veterans. Proper ID is requested, and tickets may be obtained at the Museum box office.

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September 29th 2016 - January 27th 2018
Special Exhibition: Don’t Be a Dilbert! U.S. Navy Safety Posters

Special Exhibition: Don’t Be a Dilbert! U.S. Navy Safety Posters   Special Exhibition: Don’t Be a Dilbert! U.S. Navy Safety Posters

Now Open

See the Museum’s collection of U.S. Navy safety posters, illustrated by noted cartoonist Robert Osborn. These World War II posters feature two blundering cartoon characters—Dilbert the pilot and Spoiler the mechanic—whose slip-ups endangered lives and equipment. Free with general admission.

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