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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.
EXHIBITIONMaking History Accessible
Making History Accessible
Open through November 29, 2021

Making History Accessible, a temporary exhibit that invites visitors to test and evaluate a series of five digital and physical experiences that seek to make exhibits at historic sites and house museums more accessible and inclusive. Learn more.
EXHIBITIONNavy Cakes: A Slice of History
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Open through October 25, 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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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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ONLINE PROGRAM / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Jobs on Deck
September 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

With 3,200 sailors aboard Intrepid, it’s no wonder it was called a “City at Sea”! Living on a naval ship proved to be both challenging and exciting. Learn more about what it was like to live aboard Intrepid and some of the jobs that the crew held during their time aboard!
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Stories Within: Race in Space

September 23
Discover Intrepid's connection to space travel and America's early ventures into space. Virtually visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion to learn about America’s original space shuttle orbiter, Enterprise.
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Stellar Spacecraft
September 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

How is landing on the moon different from landing on Earth? Discover Intrepid’s connection to space, then explore the engineering marvels that helped to keep our astronauts safe and land vehicles on the moon and Mars!
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ONLINE PROGRAM / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
October 7, 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Investigate coded forms of Naval communication and stealth techniques by examining artifacts from Intrepid’s time in service. Then test out your decoding skills and learn to construct your own secret messages!
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High Flying Design
October 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Have you ever wondered how planes fly? Explore the parts of a plane and how nature influences shape and design. Learn about the four forces of flight, then create your own simple flying machine at home!
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Stories Within: Aircraft Restoration

October 14
Explore the former aircraft carrier Intrepid and learn how experts have maintained and restored it over the years. Meet an aircraft restoration specialist and learn about the tools used to keep the Museum’s collection in ship shape.
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Intrepid Women
October 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Women have made a significant impact on the air & space industry, from the dawn of flight, through wartime efforts, and even as pioneers in the space industry! Hear the stories of some of these brave, unsung women who paved the way for gender equality in their fields, and discover the impact their work has had on the next generation of women in STEM!
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Spooky Space!
October 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Witches and spiders and ghosts… in space! Find out what eerie creatures lurk in the night sky as we explore the astronomical origins of Halloween and share a few haunting tales of unexplained phenomena witnessed by astronauts!
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