Intrepid Museum 2020 events
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Veterans and Military Families
U.S. military and veterans receive free admission to the Museum, thanks to the generous support of Bank of America
 

Valid ID is required. Tickets may be reserved online but must be held at the Box Office and picked up at Will Call.

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Veterans also receive a 20% discount on Individual, Dual and Family Memberships. Click here for information on the benefits of membership, and view our calendar to learn about special events, including the Museum’s annual ceremonies for Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and Memorial Day.

 
 

The Museum offers free programs specifically for service members, veterans and their families. Programs require advance registration. Questions? Please call 646-381-5158 or email access@intrepidmuseum.org.


Intrepid After Hours

Intrepid After Hours
Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, a creative exercise and a catered dinner.

Wednesday, February 26, 4:30pm-8:00pm
The Sweeter Side of Service!
Explore the special exhibit Navy Cakes: A Slice of History and celebrate with fellow veterans and Milk Bar. Hear and share stories about the significance of cake in the military, then work together to make Milk Bar's famous cake truffles. Eat some right away and take some home!

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Military Family Programs (for children ages 3-18)

Military Family Programs
Created for current and former military service members and their families, these programs include a hands-on tour of the Museum, experiments, and design challenges intended to engage the whole family. Join us before the program for refreshments and casual conversation.

Sunday, January 26, 12:30pm-3:00pm
Deep Space Exploration
Learn about Intrepid's connections to space travel through multi-sensory exploration and discover how our adventures into space have helped us to learn more about our solar system and beyond. Families will visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion and explore deep space in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium.

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Vet Video Chats

Vet Video Chats
For veterans who are unable to visit the Museum, video chats build social connections and provide stimulating conversations. This online program highlights objects and spaces within the Museum and invites individuals to ask questions, make comments and share stories. It will especially enrich the lives of individuals who require intensive healthcare services at home or in a hospital setting.
 

 

Guided Group Tours for NYC Veterans

Guided Group Tours for NYC Veterans
The Intrepid Museum offers free guided tours for New York City–based organizations that serve veterans. For more information, please email access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5158.

 

 

Veterans Plus

Veterans Plus programs are special daytime or evening events that are relevant to the military community allow veterans to bring guests, such as civilian friends and family members, to share in the experience.

Your Brain on the Military
The Intrepid Museum and NewYork-Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center welcome current and former military service members and their family and friends for a series exploring the links between military service and the brain. Hear from researchers and veterans as they unravel myths and realities about the military and mental health.

Friday, January 17
3:00pm-5:00pm
A Conversation with Bruce Shapiro on Wartime Journalism: Combat, Conflict, and Mental Health
Bruce Shapiro is the executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism that encourages innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. His books include Shaking the Foundations: 200 of Investigative Journalism in America and Legal Lynching: The Death Penalty and America’s Future. He is a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Public Advocacy Away.

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Intrepid Book Club
Join fellow veterans, service members and military family members at the Intrepid Museum for a lively book discussion over light refreshments! The Intrepid Book Club meets quarterly for a two-hour facilitated discussion with an introduction related to the Museum’s collection and crew. Books are a mix of fiction and nonfiction, all related to military or military family experiences. Light refreshments are served and there is time for socializing. Copies of the books are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thursday, February 6
6:00pm–8:00pm
A Woman of No Importance, by Sonia Purnell
At this meeting, we will be discussing the New York Times Best Seller A Woman of No Importance, by Sonia Purnell. This captivating new biography of World War II spy Virginia Hall was described by The New York Times Book Review as "Excellent…This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down."

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Former Crew Members
If you are an Intrepid or Growler former crew member or relative of one, we would love to hear from you!
Visit the Former Crew Member page to find out how to be in touch.
 
If you would like to make a contribution to support these programs, click here.