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The Museum’s tour guides lead fascinating explorations of the Museum and provide greater insight into the artifacts on display. Tours are offered daily, and private group tours are also available.

Call us to book a tour!
General public: 646-381-5062
Museum members: 646-381-5030

 
 

Tour Description: Discover the mighty USS Intrepid, from the sea to the sky and all the stories in between! Hear about the artifacts in the Museum’s collection, and learn what it was like to be part of the flight deck crew. On this fun, interactive Guided Tour, young visitors and their grown-ups learn about life aboard the ship and how a crew of 3,000 men formed a city at sea.

Suggested: Visitors ages 5 to 12. All children must be accompanied by a guardian. No adults without a child will be allowed on the tour.

Tour length: 45-60 minutes

Times: 11:50am & 1:50pm, weekends and holidays only

In the event of inclement weather, tours will take place on the hangar deck.

Ticket Price: $15 per adult (13+), $12 per senior (65+ w/valid ID), $12 per Child 5-12, $10 per member adult, $7 per member senior, $7 child/youth (5-12)

Price does not include general admission.

Capacity: Up to 15 guests

This tour requires long periods of walking and standing. The Intrepid Museum offers seating on the hangar and flight decks, Lightweight, portable stools are available upon request. This tour is wheelchair accessible. Strollers permitted.

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Pacific War
 

Tour Description: Intrepid was a World War II battlefield, a place the war was fought and won. Travel with the ship through the major events of the Pacific War, and witness the courage and sacrifice that defined the Greatest Generation.

Suggested: Visitors ages 12 and up

Tour length: Approximately 100 minutes

Times: 10:40am & 1:40pm (daily)

Ticket Price: $15 per adult (13+), $12 per senior (65+ w/valid ID), $12 per Child 5-12, $10 per member adult, $7 per member senior, $7 child/youth (5-12)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 15 guests

This tour requires navigating stairs and ladders and includes long periods of walking and standing.

Before booking a tour, watch this video to learn more about Intrepid in the Pacific War.

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Intrepid 101
 

Tour Description: Learn about the history of Intrepid from 1943 to 1974 and beyond in this 60-minute tour. Explore the hangar deck, where aircraft were maintained and stored, and the flight deck, where thousands of aircraft were launched. Tour guides will share stories from Intrepid's history.

Suggested: Visitors ages 10 and up

Tour length: 60 minutes

Weekend Early Bird tours: 9am—Get in before the museum opens!

Times: 10:50am, 12:50pm, 2:50pm daily

Ticket Price: $15 per adult (13+), $12 per senior (65+ w/valid ID), $12 per Child (5-12), $10 per member adult, $7 per member senior, $7 child/youth (5-12)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 20 guests

This tour requires long periods of walking and standing. The Intrepid Museum offers seating on the hangar and flight decks. Lightweight, portable stools are available upon request. This tour is wheelchair accessible.

Before booking a tour, watch this video to learn more about USS Intrepid.

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Concorde
 

Tour Description: Take off on a unique exploration of the Concorde G-BOAD, the fastest commercial aircraft to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the aerodynamic advances responsible for this technological marvel, designed in the 1960s and operational until 2003.

This tour offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy the comfort of the Concorde’s first-class cabin and get an up-close look inside its sophisticated flight deck. Certain tour times grant early admission into the Intrepid Museum complex.

Suggested: Visitors ages 12 and up. Children under age 7 will not be permitted on this tour.

Tour length: 60 minutes

Weekend Early Bird tours: 9am Saturday and Sunday - Get in before the museum opens!

Times: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm (weekdays)

Ticket Price: $20 per adult (13+), $15 per senior (65+ w/valid ID), $15 per child (5-12), $15 per member adult, $10 per member child/youth (5-12)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 12 guests

This tour requires navigating stairs. The majority of the tour is seated, though portions of the tour require walking and standing.

Before booking a tour, watch this video to learn more about Concorde.

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Enterprise
 

Tour Description: Learn about past, present and future ventures in space travel as you examine some of the Museum's major artifacts. Discover Intrepid's connection to the United States' early spaceflight programs Mercury and Gemini. Get a look at Enterprise, the first space shuttle, while hearing about the triumphs and tragedies of the space shuttle program. And see a Russian Soyuz capsule that flew to the International Space Station.

Suggested: Visitors ages 8 and up

Tour length: 60 minutes

Times: 11:15am, 12:15pm & 2:15pm (weekdays)
11:15am, 1:15pm & 3:15pm (weekends)

Ticket Price: $15 per adult (13+), $12 per senior (65+ w/valid ID), $12 per Child (5-12), $10 per member adult, $7 per member senior, $7 child/youth (5-12)

Includes unlimited entry to the Space Shuttle Pavilion (price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 15 guests

This tour is wheelchair accessible.  Lightweight, portable stools are available upon request.
 
Note:  Access to the interior of Enterprise is not permitted.

Before booking a tour, watch this video to learn more about Gemini 3.”

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Growler
 

Tour Description: Discover the inner workings of the submarine Growler, the world’s oldest existing nuclear missile submarine. Growler patrolled the Pacific coast of the Soviet Union from 1958 to 1964, ready to retaliate if the Soviets attacked the United States. Hear about the evolution of the submarine as a weapon, how its role and design changed between World War II and the Cold War and how Growler was purpose-built for a strategic mission.

Along the way, discover how 95 men lived and worked on Growler for up to three months at a time, never seeing daylight, never communicating with loved ones and often never showering. See the submarine’s features up close, including both periscopes, forward and aft torpedo tubes, the diesel engines that charged Growler’s batteries, the tight living quarters of officers and the crew, and the mess area where the men ate and relaxed.

Suggested: Visitors ages 8 and up

Tour length: 45 minutes

Weekend Early Bird tours: 9am Saturday and Sunday - Get in before the museum opens!

Times: 9am (weekends only)

Ticket Price: $20 per adult (13+), $15 per senior (65+ w/valid ID), $15 per Child (5-12), $15 per member adult, $10 per member senior, $10 child/youth (3-17)
(price does not include general admission)

Capacity: Up to 12 guests

Please note the following requirements to enter Growler:

  • This tour requires navigating several raised hatches, stairs and tight spaces. All guests are required to pass through our replica hatch for entry into the submarine. Persons with claustrophobia or related issues should not take the tour.
  • You must be at least 40 inches tall. 
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Strollers, large bags or backpacks are not permitted. Food or beverages are not allowed.
Before booking a tour, watch this video to learn more about submarine Growler

Growler will be closed from November 14 to December 16 for restoration. Tours are unavailable during this time and will resume December 17. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding!

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VIP
Take a journey through sea, air and space on a VIP Tour, a private experience designed just for you. Discover the history of Intrepid, get an up-close look at the aircraft collection, and hear stories about the heroic aviators and sailors who served. From there, explore the Space Shuttle Pavilion, get immersed in the submarine Growler, or climb aboard the British Airways Concorde—the choice is yours. Your guide will customize the tour for your group, sharing the stories and artifacts that appeal to your interests.

A tour is a great gift for history buffs, space enthusiasts and all inquisitive minds.
Book by January 1 and receive a discounted rate!


Give a VIP Tour as a gift, tailored to the interests of the recipient. And if you don’t want to choose between the submarine, space shuttle or Concorde, purchase a VVIP Tour—an all-inclusive, one-of-a-kind experience exploring all of the Museum’s major artifacts.

VIP Tour: 90 minutes, Up to 14 people, $500 flat rate

VVIP Tour: 2–3 hours, Up to 14 people, $1,000 flat rate

Contact us to arrange a tour:
Telephone: (646) 381-5061 | Email: tourguide@intrepidmuseum.org

For groups of 15 or more, the Museum offers Guided Group Tours.