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Women Astronauts of the Space Shuttle Era
Now open

Women Astronauts of the Space Shuttle Era, a new bilingual panel exhibit in English and Spanish in the Space Shuttle Pavilion, is opening to the public on Thursday, October 6. With content originally created by the International Women’s Air & Space Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, this exhibit shines a spotlight on the women astronauts who have made critical contributions to human space flight. Prior to the space shuttle program, no American woman flew in space with NASA.
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On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid’s Sick Bay
Now open

The temporary exhibition On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid’s Sick Bay examines the history of medical care on the ship while also illuminating the Museum’s current efforts to open sick bay to visitors. Objects, photographs, archives and oral histories reveal the complexities of medical care on board an aircraft carrier at sea. Visitors can also explore an interactive 3D model of sick bay.
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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.
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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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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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ACCESS / FAMILY / FreeAccess Program
Celebrations Aboard
December 4
11:00am – 1:00pm / Children (ages 5 – 18)
2:00pm – 4:00pm / Teens and adults (ages 14+)

Learn how crew members aboard Intrepid celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors when their families were far away. The program will highlight U.S. Navy traditions on Intrepid and Growler as well as give families the chance to share some of their own!
Registration for children (5–17)
Registration for teens and adults (14+)

Tea Dances for Individuals with Dementia and Their Care Partners: Winter Wonderland
December 7, 2:00pm – 3:30pm ET

Put on your dancing shoes and join the Intrepid Museum for an afternoon of dancing and engagement with music from Intrepid’s years of service (1943–1974), led by Rhythm Break Cares! Featuring a special 1940’s Radio Show performance before the Tea Dance! During World War II, radio variety shows provided news, music and entertainment not only to those at home, but also to the brave soldiers and sailors fighting overseas. Turn up the fun in our live studio audience as we bring to life the stories and sounds of a 1940’s Armed Forces holiday radio broadcast!
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VETERANS Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7

The Intrepid Museum commemorates Pearl Harbor Day with a ceremony and wreath laying honoring those who served and lost their lives during the attack.
VIRTUAL / FAMILY / FreeVirtal Drop-in STEM program
Behind the Scenes: 40th Anniversary Virtual Experiences
December 8, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Go behind the scenes and virtually tour some of the Museum’s biggest acquisitions over the last 40 years. Topic this month: Live from the Intrepid Museum: the Missile Submarine Growler.
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VIRTUAL / FAMILY / FREEIntrepid Adventures
Astro Live
December 18, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Join scientists, astronauts, and other out-of-this-world experts as they discuss the most fascinating space topics of today and give a sneak peek at what’s next in the world of space exploration.
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