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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.
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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VETERANS / VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony
December 7, 11:00am ET

Tune into the virtual livestream of our annual Pearl Harbor Day ceremony this Tuesday, December 7. Hear from the families of Pearl Harbor survivors and watch as a commemorative wreath is laid in the Hudson River.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Stories from Pearl Harbor
December 9, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET

The attack on Pearl Harbor led to American involvement in World War II and will forever be known as the "Day That Will Live in Infamy." Re-examine this historic day through three little-known stories.
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ACCESS / VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYAccess Family Program
Access Family Program: Coming & Going
December 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm ET

Discover what it takes to move an aircraft carrier as large as three football fields! Coming and going from port took a lot of teamwork and equipment. Learn about these historic spaces as well as some of the ports around the world Intrepid visited during its service.
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILY / MEMBERSHIPAtlas Obscura
Live from the Intrepid Museum: the Missile Submarine Growler
December 14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm ET

Join the Intrepid Museum’s Curator of History and Collections Jessica Williams as she takes you on a live tour of a once top-secret nuclear missile submarine including areas not usually visible to visitors. Joining virtually will be Ron Rousseau, who served on board Growler. You will hear about day-to-day life on the submarine, as well as moments of hardship and humor.
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ACCESS / VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYVirtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
Virtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
December 14, 2:00am – 3:30pm ET

The crews of the aircraft carrier Intrepid and submarine Growler spent many holidays and special occasions away from home. Through verbal description, oral histories and audio recordings, learn about how these sailors celebrated occasions large and small while at sea thousands of miles from home.
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VIRTUAL PROGRAM / FAMILYAircraft Restoration LIVE
Aircraft of the Month - Skyray Restoration
December 15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Our latest acquisition, the Douglas F4D Skyray, was recently moved into our aircraft restoration hanger. Now the work begins! Join Eric Boehm, the Museum’s Curator of Aviation & Aircraft Restoration as he discusses the restoration needs of Skyray.
Live stream on: Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Biome Away from Home
December 16, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET

Being in the “Goldilocks Zone”, the Earth was JUST right to have life. But what about other planets in our Solar System? Other Moons? Exoplanets? During this planetary adventure, explore the unknown and investigate potential places we can find life in Space!
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYDouble Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission
Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission
December 16, 5:30am – 7:00pm ET

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is a planetary defense-driven test of technologies for preventing an impact of Earth by a hazardous asteroid. Hear from mission manager, Scott Bellamy as he talks about this launch, (set for November 2021) and gives a behind the scenes look at the mission and what the future holds.
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ACCESS / VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYVirtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
Virtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
December 16, 5:30am – 7:30pm ET

The crews of the aircraft carrier Intrepid and submarine Growler spent many holidays and special occasions away from home. Through verbal description, oral histories and audio recordings, learn about how these sailors celebrated occasions large and small while at sea thousands of miles from home.
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FAMILY / veteransTraditions Aboard
Military Family Program: Traditions Aboard
December 19, 1:00 – 3:00pm ET

Explore Intrepid’s historic spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors.
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Holiday at Sea
December 23, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET

The sailors and pilots on board Intrepid were often at sea for 6-9 months at a time. Discover some of the ways that they came together to celebrate and have fun during the winter holiday season!
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS / FAMILYIntrepid Adventures
Jobs on Deck
December 30, 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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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS  / FAMILY / accessI Spy in the Space
I Spy in the Space: Space Telescopes
January 9, 11:00am – 12:00pm ET

Space telescopes help scientists explore the universe! Virtually explore Intrepid’s Space Shuttle Enterprise, learn about NASA’s newest high-tech James Webb space telescope, and imagine what scientists hope to spy in the sky with activities for the whole family.
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS  / veteransIntrepid Book Club
Intrepid Book Club: Fidelis: A Memoir by Teresa Fazio
January 11, 1:00 – 6:00pm ET

Intrepid Book Club is returning in 2022 by reading the captivating memoir Fidelis by Teresa Fazio. Fidelis chronicles Fazio’s experiences during the early days of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the youngest and smallest officer in her Marine Corps battalion, and how her actions during her deployment haunted her back home. Join fellow veterans and their loved ones to discuss this memoir of war and love and being a woman of authority in the Marine Corps.
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS  / FAMILY / accessLife at Sea
Life at Sea (At the Museum)
February 6
11:00am – 1:00pm / Children (ages 5 – 18)
2:00pm – 4:00pm / Teens and adults (ages 14+)

Discover what it takes to move an aircraft carrier as large as three football fields! Coming and going from port took a lot of teamwork and equipment. Learn about these historic spaces as well as some of the ports around the world Intrepid visited during its service.