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EXHIBITIONKamikaze: Beyond the Fire
Kamikaze: Beyond the Fire
Now Open

An immersive multimedia experience reveals the history and impact of kamikazes. Through firsthand accounts and artifacts from the United States and Japan, learn about the young men on both sides of the devastating attacks. Free with Museum admission. Learn more.
EXHIBITIONNavy Cakes: A Slice of History
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Open through March 2021

Dig in to our new exhibition that showcases these epic sweets and the hard work of the sailors who created them. Explore recipes, photos, artifacts and oral histories that tell the stories of the elaborate confections baked onboard Intrepid and Growler. Learn more.
EXHIBITIONA View from the Deep
A View from the Deep:
The Submarine Growler & the Cold War
Explore the history of the USS Growler—one of America’s first nuclear-missile submarines—in the context of the Cold War.
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EXHIBITIONOn the Line
On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War
Intrepid served three tours of duty in Vietnam from 1966–1969. This exhibition explores the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid’s history.
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FREE PROGRAMVirtual Mentorship Meetup
GOALS for Girls Summer Intensive Virtual Information Session
December 5: 11:00am—Noon

Each year, the Intrepid Museum welcomes a cohort of 50 New York City girls in 8th and 9th grade to participate in our renowned 6-week GOALS for Girls Summer Intensive. This informational will take prospective participants and their parents through all aspects of the application process and the program itinerary.
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ACCESS PROGRAMS / FAMILY / FREE PROGRAM Access Programs
Traditions Aboard Intrepid
December 6

Explore Intrepid's historical spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors. Families will make connections to their own traditions and take home celebratory projects.
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VETERANS Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7

Attend a wreath-laying ceremony on board Intrepid, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Free with admission.

ACCESS PROGRAMSOperation Slumber
Winter Wonderland Snow Ball

December 9
Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of virtual dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943-1974) led by Rhythm Break Cares! Participants who register two weeks before the program* will receive a care package of music makers, decorations and dance ribbons to enjoy during and beyond the program.
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VETERANSIntrepid Book Club
Missionaries with Special Guest Author Phil Klay

December 15: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Join other veterans and their guests as we discuss the new highly anticipated novel Missionaries, with special guest, National Book Award author, Phil Klay! Missionaries follows four characters as they become further entangled in the Columbian civil war. This newly released novel was named “Most Anticipated of Fall 2020” by the Chicago Tribune and New York Magazine and was included on the New York Times “17 New Books to Watch For in October” list. Be a part of this unique experience as we discuss this thrilling novel with the author!
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FREE PROGRAM Virtual Astronomy Live: Food in Space
Virtual Astronomy Live: Spaceflight and Gaming

December 17: 5:30pm—7:00pm
Hear about Private Astronaut and Video Gaming Pioneer Richard Garriott’s journeys and how the stage is now set for the next golden era of human space exploration.
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ACCESS PROGRAMS / FAMILY / FREE PROGRAMEarly Morning Openings
Early Morning Openings (ages 3-18): Ports of Call

December 19
Intrepid visited many ports and countries around the world throughout its years of service. Use your five senses to learn about Intrepid's journeys and imagine some of your own!
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ACCESS PROGRAMSOperation Slumber
New Years Swing

January 13, 2021
Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of virtual dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943-1974) led by Rhythm Break Cares! Participants who register two weeks before the program* will receive a care package of music makers, decorations and dance ribbons to enjoy during and beyond the program.
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ACCESS PROGRAMSOperation Slumber
Love is in the Air

February 10, 2021
Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of virtual dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943-1974) led by Rhythm Break Cares! Participants who register two weeks before the program* will receive a care package of music makers, decorations and dance ribbons to enjoy during and beyond the program.
Learn more.